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AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS

Sweetheart dinner moved to Feb. 26

The annual Rockdale Ag Boosters Sweetheart dinner and dance has been moved to Saturday, Feb. 26, spokesperson Robin Heintze has announced. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 7.

The night will also include a silent auction at 6:30 and a dance w ith “Branded Heart” scheduled for 8. Tickets are $25 per person.

Tickets enter the holders into a drawing for door prizes that include $250 Visa gift cards. For more information, call Heintze at 512-760-0060 or Kathy Pelzel at 512-564-0796.

Nature Fest photo deadline March 31

The El Camino Real Chapter of Master Naturalists is again sponsoring a Nature Photo Contest. It will be held in conjunction with the second annual Milam County Nature Festival at Wilson-Ledbetter Park in Cameron on April 9, spokesperson Paula Engelhardt announced.

Divisions are 18 and older, 12-17 and under 12 years old. There are five categories: people in nature, wildlife, landscape/ scenery, plants and funny nature photo.

Entries will be judged prior to the festival and the deadline for entries is March 31. All entries (space permitting) and winning photographs will be on display at the Nature Fest.

Contest rules and guidelines, entry forms and information on how to submit photographs can be picked up at the Agrilife Extension Office in Cameron, Monday through Friday or obtained from the El Camino Real website at: http://txmn.org/elcamino/naturefest/photocontest/.

Nature Festival set April 9 in Cameron

CAMERON–The second annual Milam County Nature Festival will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Wilson- Ledbetter Park in Cameron.

This is an educational and fun family event for all age groups with presentations, exhibits and hands on activities in a variety of nature areas including birds, bats, insects, butterflies, snakes, horned lizards, fish, wild animals, wildflowers, native grasses and much more.

For more information, visit: http://txmn.org/elcamino/ naturefest/.


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