The Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH) will host the Sunday Speaker Series presentation, “Preserving Culture with Native Plants,” featuring Manuel Sabino, grounds and landscaping manager, at 2 p.m. on April 3.
The presentation and tour will highlight native plants in Will Looney Legacy Park and throughout the museum grounds. Guests will see plants firsthand and learn their names, regional history and common herbal and medicinal uses.
Guests are encouraged to use sun protection and comfortable footwear for the garden tour. A slide show presentation will be hosted in the Courtyard Gallery in case of inclement weather.
Sabino previously worked at the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, a plant nursery and various ranches in the United States and Mexico. He has been employed at MOSTH since 2011.
Sunday Speaker Series programming is included in the fee for regular museum admission. FRIENDS of MOSTH are admitted free as a benefit of FRIENDship.
The Museum of South Texas History is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is located downtown Edinburg at 200 North Closner Boulevard on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square. For more information about MOSTH, including becoming a FRIEND, visit MOSTHistory.org, like on Facebook and Instagram, follow on Twitter, find on YouTube or call (956) 383-6911.