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may, 2024

31may6:30 pm8:30 pmSip N’ ScienceTexas Horned LizardsRiver Bend Nature CenterCost:$25/per person

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Sip N’ Science – Texas Horned Lizards

Learn about our state reptile, explore “Horny Toads” relevance to Texas ecology, study conservation efforts and more! Wine, Beer, and Snacks are included!
Get ready to explore one of Texas’s most iconic creatures, the Texas Horned Lizard! Presented by Membership Officer of the Horned Lizard Conservation Society, Mrs. Lynn Seman, participants will have the opportunity to delve into the fascination of these spikey little lizards. Learn about the conservation efforts put into place to restore the glory of our state reptile, along with its remarkable defense mechanisms and relevance to our ecosystem!

Explore the biology of “Horny Toads,” from their diet to their significance to the Lone Star State’s habitat and ecological picture. As voracious insectivores, they help regulate populations of ants and other insects, playing a vital role in maintaining ecosystem health. Learn about their ominous blood-squirting eye-ducts, along with their fight to survive!

Sippers will learn about how they can protect Texas Horned Lizards through conservation efforts and habitat preservation. Despite their resilience, “Horny Toads” face numerous threats, including habitat loss and pesticide use. Mrs. Lynn will investigate with participants the importance of these iconic Texas reptilian residents and why we are their best hope for survival and salvation.

Don’t miss out on this immersive journey into the world of the “Horny Toad!” Blend curiosity with conservation, and study the protection of Texas’s natural sciences heritage.

Reserve your seats now by filling out the form below!

$25 per person, $20 for RBNC Members. For ages 21 and up only.

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