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Oct
19
Sat
Buda Family Fun Day @ Stagecoach Park (Buda, TX)
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Description: This event, taking place in Stagecoach Park, is for kids, families, and learning about outdoors; there will be a Sensory Safari, Operation Game Thief Trailer, Archery, Fishing, and BB guns!

Expected Audience: Unknown

Texas Brigades InvolvementTexas Brigades will have a booth space set up at this event for Cadets, Assistant Leaders, and Special Agents to display their trifolds and talk to attendees about Texas Brigades. Adult Volunteers and/or Parents may supervise and assist with the booth if desired. If you are interested in attending, please sign up through the google form embedded at the bottom of this page.

BOA Opportunities Available:

    • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

    OR

    • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.

    6th Annual Who’s Your Flattie Daddy Flounder Tournament @ Galveston County Fairgrounds (Hitchcock, TX)
    Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Description: Texas Brigades will once again have a booth at the Who’s Your Flattie Daddy Tournament. Cadets will have the opportunity to set up their tri-folds and speak to the public.

    Expected Audience: 300+

    Texas Brigades Involvement: Coastal Brigade Co-coordinator, Derek York, will be on-site to organize cadets. Please contact him directly at derek.york@tpwd.texas.gov if you are interested in attending this event.

    BOA Opportunities Possible:

    • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

    • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
    • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).
    Oct
    20
    Sun
    Pumpkinpalooza 2019 @ Millican Reserve (College Station, TX)
    Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Description: Pumpkin-chunkin’, craft gifts, food trucks, fishing, music, pie eating, and did I mention, PUMPKIN-CHUNKIN!

    Expected Audience: 2,000 +

    Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades cadets are invited to help Michael Scherer, Coastal Brigade Volunteer, conduct activities at his booth and display their trifolds. Please contact Michael directly if you are interested in attending this event: (832) 202-5221, text preferred.

    BOA Opportunities Available:

    • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.
    • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).
    Oct
    24
    Thu
    Get Ready to Hunt (Bexar Co. Wildlife Series) @ Bexar County Extension Office (San Antonio, TX)
    Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Description: This is Bexar County’s third annual Summer Wildlife Series, and this year’s theme is Texas Game Species. Dr. Maureen Frank will be presenting about hunting season in Texas; cadets will be welcome to set up trifolds and/or give a talk. Please contact Maureen Frank at mgfrank@tamu.edu if you would like to attend this event. 

    Expected Audience: Unknown

    Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades STBUB Volunteer, Maureen Frank will be on-site to organize/direct cadets.

    BOA Opportunities Available:

      • A.1: Single presentation to a captive audience. If you set up your trifold while doing a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

      OR

      • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

      Oct
      26
      Sat
      Trails and Treats Featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash @ Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge (Fort Worth, TX)
      Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

      Description: This is FWNCR’s annual fall event of trails and treats, combined with our five-year event of the Lake Worth Monster Bash. They are anticipating over 1,000 people to attend. It is an outdoor family event and will have food trucks available to purchase lunch but feel free to bring lunch and drinks to the booth.

      Expected Audience: 1,000+

      Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades has been offered a booth space at this event; cadets are invited to display their tri-folds and talk to attendees about Texas Brigades. Daniel Price, prior Texas Brigades Volunteer (NTBB & WTFL), will be on-site to direct cadets. Please contact Daniel directly if you are interested in attending this event: daniel.price@fortworthtexas.gov.

      BOA Opportunities Available:

        • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.
        • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
        • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).
        Nov
        1
        Fri
        2020 Summer Camp Applications Open! @ (Online)
        Nov 1 all-day

        APPLY FOR OUR 2020 SUMMER CAMPS!

        Visit the Applications Page of our website to view our applications (available November 1 – March 15)!

        • New or returning youth (ages 13 – 17) – apply as a Cadet!
        • Returning youth – apply as an Assistant Leader for your chance to earn a college scholarship! Or, apply as a Special Agent!
        • Adults – apply to be an Adult Leader!
        Nov
        2
        Sat
        Seabourne Nature Fest @ Seabourne Creek Nature Park (Rosenburg, TX)
        Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

        Description: Enjoy free & fun experiences including face painting, crafts and a petting zoo for the children along with nature tours, wildlife, expert presentations, hayrides, an edible plant display, plants & seeds as well as musical entertainment. A variety of food trucks will be on site. Conducted by Coastal Prairie Chapter- Texas Master Naturalists. Sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife and Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service.

        Expected Audience: Unknown

        Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades does not currently have a booth space at this event, but we are invited to have one if there is enough interest; if you are interested in coordinating this event for cadets, please let the Texas Brigades office know, then contact Sara Marshall at (832) 225-6936 or sara@coastalprairie.org to reserve a space for Texas Brigades. Please contact Sara directly if you are only interested in volunteering for the event.

        BOA Opportunities Possible:

        • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

        • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
        • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).
        Goldthwaite Hunters Lunch @ Botanical Garden Pavilion (Goldthwaite, TX)
        Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

        Description: 400 hunters will be coming – great place for trifolds!

        Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades cadets are invited to display their trifolds. Warren Blesh, Texas Brigades Board Member, will be coordinating cadets at this event. Please contact Warren directly if you are interested in attending this event: bull@centex.net, email preferred.

        Expected Audience: 400 +

        BOA Opportunities Available:

          • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.
          • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).
          2019 Kendall County Wild Game Dinner @ Kendall County Fairgrounds (Boerne, TX)
          Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

          Description: At the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner, you can expect everything from Axis, Alligator and it’s probably bacon wrapped, sizzled, seared or sautéed! And, for those who prefer the conventional cuisine, we’ve got you covered. We have 20 cook teams returning each year and as we’ve always said, our cooks are the backbone of this event. They are the reason that we draw the huge crowds year after year, “This group can cook”! The fantastic food, amazing auction items, games, vendors, there is something for everyone at this exciting event. Check out the KCWGD magazine here!

          Expected Audience: Unknown

          Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades Program Manager, McKenzie Mull, will be coordinating cadets at this event to man the Texas Brigades booth. If you are interested in attending, please sign up here or in the google form embedded below: Kendall Co. Wild Game Dinner Sign Up

          BOA Opportunities Available:

            • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

            OR

            • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.

             

            Nov
            7
            Thu
            CYCL – Confluence of Young Conservation Leaders @ McKinney Roughs Nature Park (Austin, TX)
            Nov 7 – Nov 10 all-day

            DescriptionThe Confluence of Young Conservation Leaders (CYCL) conference is a biennial, multi-state youth conservation event. Texas Brigades is hosting CYCL in Austin, TX November 7-10th, 2019. Join us as we foster discussions on a national scale regarding water resources & challenges, private/public land, developing leadership skills, establishing conservation and leadership programs, and much more! Graduates of our programs, ages 17-21, are welcome to register with Texas Brigades to attend the event. Other organizations may register representatives from their own organizations. 

            Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades is hosting this event. Interested participants may register through this registration link: 2019 CYCL Registration

            **No BOA Opportunities Offered**