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Allen Native Ventures is an organization offering books, ecological & botanical services, and more dealing with natural and native topics.


Allen Acres Spring/Summer Activities


Hikes, Egg Gathering, Chicken Feeding, Photography, Butterflies, Wildflowers


Sky Watching, Hikes, Spider Eyes, Bon Fires, Firefly Counting, Hummingbird moths

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NEW BOOK! Louisiana Wildflower Guide [October 27, 2011]

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Allen Acres Bed & Breakfast now open! [December 2008]

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Tues Oct 7-Thur Oct 9 Graminoid (Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes) ID Class Allen Acres Click here for more info and the registration form. Send in completed forms via email

Thurs Oct 16-Sun Oct 19 Texas Native Plant Society Annual Symposium, Texarkana. Click here for more info/

Sat Oct 18 Longue Vue Welcomes Judith Tankard for Fall Garden Design Lecture. Judith is the author of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman and Longue Vue remains one of Shipman's most intact garden designs. The lecture takes place on October 18 at 2:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to stroll through the gardens of Longue Vue afterwards. Tickets are $30 for members of Longue Vue and the Royal Oak Foundation and $35 for nonmembers. To purchase, call 1-800-913-6565, extension 201 or visit online. For the full press release click here.

Tues Oct 21-Fri Oct 24 Southern Region Master Gardener Conference, Baton Rouge. Click here for more info/

Tues Oct 21-Fri Oct 24 2014 Longleaf Conference and Eastern Native Grass Symposium, Mobile. Click here for more info

Tues Oct 28-Thurs Oct 30 Plant ID class Allen Acres Click here for more info and the registration form. Send in completed forms via email

Nov 1-Nov 7 Allenís Annual trip to the butterflies of south Texas. You are welcome to caravan with us. We stay at the Alamo B and B and visit butterfly gardens in Mission, Westlaco, McAllen etc. WE have been three years in a row and know where to go to see butterflies, plants, and even birds but find new spots each year to visit.

Sat Nov 15 Work Day at Eunice Prairie. Feel free to email me if you have any questions

For even more events check out the Louisiana Native Plant Society Trips and Events Page Click here

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