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Confusing Composites: A Wildflower Primer

January 30, 2017 - Wimberley, TX

“Confusing Composites: A Wildflower Primer”

6:00 p.m. Monday, January 30 
Among the wonderful and confounding challenges of wildflower identification is sorting through all the species of composites that bloom throughout the Texas Hill Country!

NPSOT Presents Craig Hensley, Park Interpreter & Naturalist, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Guadalupe River State Park 

• LOCATION: VFW Post #6441, 401 Jacobs Well Road (CR 182), Wimberley Texas 78676: MAP.

• Arrive at 6:00 pm for a ‘meet and greet’; Mr. Hensley’s Program will begin @6:30 pm.
Bring one of your books on the wildflowers of Texas- for reference and note taking.

Info on Park Ranger Craig Hensley:
-He’s been described as something out of a storybook; a ‘Wizard of Wildlife’. (See Guadalupe River State Park Ranger Craig Hensley in action as he finds creative ways to connect folks with nature.)
-Developed and conducted wide variety of programs for park visitors for all ages (nature walks to presentations on astronomy, bats, birds, insects, snakes, mammals and more). 
-Developed and presented workshops for Master Naturalist and Native Plant Society chapters.
-Served as cultural and natural resource specialist for 4,000+ acres of Park and adjacent Honey Creek State Natural Area.
-Conducts bird banding research, bi-monthly butterfly surveys including annual North American Butterfly Association annual survey, and Golden-cheeked Warbler surveys. 
-Coordinated monarch larval monitoring .