Learn to camp

Brazos Bend State Park wildlife biologist Matt Argo will offer tips on how best to camp in the wilderness.

George Memorial Library will present “Camping 101” on Saturday, June 8, beginning at 2:30 p.m., in Room 2A of the library, located at 1001 Golfview Drive in Richmond.

Wildlife biologist Matthew Argo will provide an introduction to camping. Get tips on different types of camping, such as backpacking, RV, or tent.

He will describe basic camping gear and provide examples of the different options that are available.

Learn about camp etiquette and some of the many activities than can be enjoyed outdoors. Argo will also talk about basic native-wildlife information and identification, and different safety measures to observe.

Hear about nearby state parks and other places to go for day hikes or weekend camping trips.

An Associate Wildlife Biologist from The Wildlife Society, Argo works for Texas Parks & Wildlife at Brazos Bend State Park. He has a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Services.

This program is free and open to the public. For more information, 281-342-4455.

or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

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