Sunday, January 14, 2018 Field Trip: 1:00pm-3:30pm. Beginners Walk: Old Settlers Park, 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665, (Hwy 79 east of IH 35). Walk the loop in the largest public park in Round Rock for an introduction on how to identify native plants in their natural habitat. We hope to conduct this walk in all four seasons of 2018 to give you practice identifying native plants during their annual growth cycle of winter, spring, summer and fall. Field guides and cameras are encouraged!
Park at 703 Harrell Parkway, Round Rock, TX 78665. Be prepared for walking on even, open terrain. Wear sturdy clothes appropriate for the weather, closed toe shoes, and bring water and snacks as needed. Restrooms are available. Please plan on arriving a little early to sign a state NPSOT waiver. No reservation is required, but you may contact Gary Bowers (email@example.com or 737-757-6034) if you have any questions.
- Take IH-35 South to Exit #253 (Palm Valley Blvd/Hwy 79) and proceed to the light. Taco Bell will be on your right.
- Turn left (east) and follow Hwy 79 for 3.4 miles to Harrell Parkway (road at the Dell Diamond / Main Park Entrance of Old Settlers Park / Salt Lick).
- Turn left (north) and proceed into the park for .5 miles to the parking area at 703 Harrell Parkway (just past the low water crossing/bridge on the right).
Finally, for our Facebook users, you can view and share this event with your friends.
[Updated on 31-Dec-2017 by GBowers; corrected PDF map link, added link to Google and Facebook]