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"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

7:00p to 8:00p
Sat, July 06, 2024
Emily Dickerson
(432) 375-2370

Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!

Delve into this series of talks that will help you observe the world in ways you may have never considered before. Each weekend, we'll go deep into a topic that relates to the great outdoors with speakers that are passionate about their subjects. 

Enjoy an evening out under the desert sky, learning something new- with a view!

  • Cost: Free with park entry
  • Meet: At the group hall shade (in the pool area, the shaded area between the bathhouses)
  • Bring: Something to sit on and some long sleeves in case it gets chilly




  • 1st: Kirby Warnock- Comanche Springs: A Cautionary Tale
  • 8th: Stephen Hummel - Star Party
  • 15th: Lisa Gordon - The Power of Native Grasses
  • 22nd: Emily Blumentritt - Long-billed Curlew: Shorebird of the Desert
  • 29th: Kara Poole - How Nature Affects Your Brain


  • 6th: David Larson - Birds of Balmorhea Birding Hike
  • 13th: Rachel Flinn - Designed by the Desert: How Plants Survive in the Chihuahuan Desert
  • 20th: Mary Powers - Backcountry Survival
  • 27th: Emily Dickerson - CCC-ienega Tour: Histories and Mysteries of Balmorhea


  • 3rd: Rachel Smyth - The Mysterious Waters of San Solomon Springs

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