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Texas Nature Project Receives HEB Funding
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 • Posted March 28, 2012

H-E-B has again selected Texas Nature Project to partner with in their Community Program for Environmental Affairs. Over the past five years, Texas Nature Project has provided eighty-eight Sustainable Leadership Workshops in Mason, for a total of over 1,600 students in Texas, with the generous assistance of many, many guest faculty - eighty in all - for a total of 16,480 hours of experiential-service learning. Topics include Water, Food, Air, Nature and Culture, Nature and Aesthetics, Native Texas Wildlife, Land Navigation, Applied Scientific Empirical Method, Nature and Psychology and more. The H-E-B grant was for $1,800.This week, we are opening our Saturday Workshop to anyone in Mason who would like to participate in a Creative Writing Clinic. Mr. Curtis D’Costa of Houston (BA in Literature and Philosophy from University of St. Thomas and MLA in Creative Writing and Poetry from Florida State University) will be leading the clinic. College students are provided for by H-E-B. Anyone else may also attend, 10:00-4:00, lunch included, $50.00 per person.Next Saturday, March 31st, Texas Nature Project invites anyone who is interested to earn Certification in Domestic Violence from Homeland Security, while we contemplate how Nature provides peaceful and creative outlets for stress, fear and anger. Again, college students are supported by H-E-B. For anyone else who would like to join us, the time is again 10:00-4:00, with lunch, $50.00 per person. This Certification is required for many professions that serve children and families, but is important knowledge for everyone in the community. Leader will be Ms. Jaclyn Davidson, Gang Liason in San Antonio for ten years. This certification may also count toward professional development.Please contact Sherra for any questions, or to reserve a spot: 325-320-5251 or theisen@texasnatureproject.org or theisensn@aol.com. Texas Nature Project is an educational non-profit located at Northpoint Ranch in Mason, just 2.6 miles south of the square on US Hwy 87.

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