Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

Open House for the 2018 Class

BECOME A MASTER NATURALIST When:  Tuesday, October 3, 7-8:30 PM Where: Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Office, 10056 Marsh Ln., Ste. 101-B, Dallas 75229 The North Texas Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program will be accepting applications beginning October 1, 2017, for its 2018 class. Master Naturalist Trainees receive in-depth education in wildlife and natural resource management, customized to focus on our local ecosystems. In return, Master Naturalists provide volunteer service in the form of community education, conservation, citizen science, and demonstration projects, while pursuing advanced training in… Read More →

Get Outside / Celebrate Nature

Dana Wilson, the editor of Jim’s This and That, has compiled this list of great places to get outside and celebrate nature. Find a new place to visit! NTMN Get Outside poster

Spring Creek Forest Preserve Interpretive Walking Trail Guide

Spring Creek Park Preserve Interpretive Walking Trail at 1787 Holford Road, Garland, Texas The thirteen markers along the looping trail identify some of the primary ecological features at Spring Creek Park Preserve. By following the markers, you will arrive back at the start of the trail with a better understanding of the ecology of this outstanding example of prairie and forest. Click here to download the Guide:  spring-creek-interpretive-trail-flyer-2016-10 The markers are keyed to areas of ecological importance such as the blackland prairie, the forest edge, Spring Creek itself,… Read More →