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Purple Martins: Role and Requirements in San Antonio Ecosystems

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Educator, purple martin enthusiast, and fabulous storyteller, John Henry, shares his knowledge of purple martins: their habits, habitat requirements, role in and benefits for our ecosystems, and how to attract them to your yard.  Participants will examine purple martin houses and learn how to care for and clean them.
Class will include a tour of the Botanical Garden’s birdhouses.

Instructor:  John Henry, retired educator, purple house manager at the Botanical Garden for 15 years

Fee: $10 ($9, Garden members)



January 25
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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  • Orange: These are events for BCMG members only.
  • Blue: These are public events for which BCMG members can also receive CEU credit.
  • Green: These are events that are open to the general public.