Native Prairie Walks Apr/May 2018
The North Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists has organized a series of discovery walks in prairies and parks in Dallas County during April and May, 2018.
The walks will generally be one hour long, and will be lead by expert walk leaders with knowledge of plants, grasses, birds, insects, amphibians, and geology depending on the type of walk scheduled.
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Meeting will be: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm The May Meeting program will be a whirlwind tour of the surface geology of Texas, that is, the rocks exposed in each region and the land forms that result. From touring the varied regions of Texas, we will piece together the 1.2 billion years of earth’s history exposed in Texas. Photo of Guadalupe Peak, with the cliff El Capitan on the right. The scarp shows layers sloping to the right, which connect shallow reef limestones at… Read More →
Welcome to North Texas Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program! Here you will find “a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.” Here I find my dig-deep in-the-dirt side-by-side true friends. I admire North Texas Master Naturalists for connecting people with nature, committing to our community and representing our chapter contributing in countless ways with our partner projects all over Dallas County and beyond; and… Read More →
Announcements The announcements for the March chapter meeting are linked. Click on the link to bring the announcements to your computer. The links should open in a new window or tab so you will still have this message open in the original window in your browser. Click here to download the announcements to your computer. Stalin’s Presentation on Photographic Techniques Stalin’s presentation was excellent and we had an overflow audience to take it all in. I was going to include some of his slides from the presentation here, but… Read More →
Meeting will be: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm Almost every living thing on our planet uses the cycle of light and dark to trigger life processes. Humans have come to depend on artificial light for nighttime activities. So, how does artificial light at night affect fauna, flora, and even humans? This presentation is a peek into our natural world after dark and the effect that artificial light has on it. Come learn about how artificial lighting affects life, and outdoor lighting practices that let us have… Read More →