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Grassland Wildlife

Please join us for a presentation on Grassland Wildlife by Pat Merkord . Meeting will be: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm Since 2006, Pat Merkord has been with the Native Prairies Association of Texas, a non-profit land trust that conserves, restores and educates about Texas prairies. She has served as Secretary and President of the Board and is now Executive Director. NPAT was founded in 1986 by a group of Texans concerned greatly about our disappearing prairie heritage, especially Texas’ endangered tallgrass prairies, and is a non-profit… Read More →

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 →

October Meeting – The Effects of Wind Turbines on Birds and Bats

Please join us for a presentation on the effects of wind turbines on birds and bats by Dr. Amanda Hale. Meeting will be: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm Dr. Hale is an ecologist and evolutionary biologist with a strong interest in conservation biology. She received her M.S. in Ecology from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Miami. Dr. Hale has extensive field experience in a wide range of habitats across the U.S. and Costa Rica, and has more than 20 years… Read More →

Native Fish of Texas

Please join us for a presentation on the native fish of Texas by Nicholas Martinez. Meeting will be: Wednesday,August 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm   You might be able to ID a Largemouth (or a Guadalupe) bass if you saw it. But what about a Stoneroller or a Gambusia? Texas has nearly 250 freshwater fish species but sadly many non-game fish are overlooked by both fishermen and naturalists alike. These fish may be tiny, but they play a huge ecological role in our water system. Nic Martinez is… Read More →