Apr '22 8

Sibley Nature Festival: At Home on the Llano

10:00 am — 3:00 pm

This Free Event offers something for everyone. Come to Sibley Nature Center to Celebrate how people and animals have made their homes on the Llano Estacado for centuries.

What's the Llano Estacado? It's the large mesa that Sibley Nature Center, Midland and Odessa sit on. It is a unique landform with many interesting plants, animals and people. 

At this Festival you can learn about how Native Peoples used wildflowers, watch the history of West Texas unfold before your eyes, investigate a Prairie Dog Burrow, and enjoy entertainment and delicious food trucks. 

Here's a schedule of events:

10 a.m. The fun kicks off! Habitat Highway opens, Sibley Youth and Family Garen living history activities open, food trucks open, Community Partners are on Display and Sibley Nature Center Opens. Be sure to stop by the center and vote for your favorite photo in this year's Sibley Photo Contest!

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Featured Lecture: Lashara Nieland speaks on native wildflowers and their uses (Hint: This presentation includes some great wildflower photography)

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Featured Lecture: Dr. Terry Maxwell speaks on the changes to the Shortgrass Prairie

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Midland Hispanic Cultural Center Folklorico Performance

3 p.m. Event Closes

Keep an eye out for more information!

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