Category Archives: Educational Materials

What Kind of Naturalist Are YOU?

What Kind of Naturalist Are YOU? Take a peek inside to find the naturalist in you and information about 22 marvels of nature in the Dallas area for every kind of naturalist. Whether you are a “Naturalist-in-Training” fascinated with all things nature or an adrenaline-seeking “Outdoor Adventurer”— or anything in between — you will find parks that allow your inner naturalist to run free! 22 Dallas-Area Parks for the Naturalist brochure 7-16-18

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 →

Blackland Prairie Field Guide

A guide to 100 common flowers, trees, birds, insects, and other species of North Texas. Blackland Prairie Field Guide