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March 6, Monthly General Meeting – Surviving & Thriving: Reproductive Strategies that Assure Plants’ Success

The meeting will be held at Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125,  See below for more information on the location and time.   Evidence shows that plants have existed on Earth for the last 200 million years (and Homo sapiens for about 200,000 years). At the March meeting our speaker Dana Wilson will teach us some of the many reproductive strategies that plants have used to survive and thrive. About the Speaker Dana Wilson describes herself as native Texan, born in Baylor Hospital; I did my undergraduate at… Read More →

Get Outside this Weekend!

Trout Lily Walk at Dogwood Canyon With David Hurt Where: Saturday, 2/16/19 from 9 -11:00 am Location: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 FM1382, Cedar Hill, TX  Harbinger of spring, spot a spotted belly trout lily on a hike with David Hurt. No dogs on this hike, children welcome, and free (as with all of our non-profit co-hosts, donations are appreciated for making their site available).   Trout Lily Walk at Spring Creek Forest Preserve with Dana Wilson When: Sunday, 2/17/19 from 1-2:30 pm Location: Spring Creek Forest Preserve, 1787… Read More →

Jim’s This & That Feb. 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT: February 2019 The universe is composed of subjects to be communed with, not primarily of objects to be used.                                                 Thomas Berry Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendars … and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** 1. Links to Community Calendars: http://public.ntmn.org/calendar (A calendar of events across the Metroplex, compiled by the North Texas Master Naturalists)  https://www.greensourcedfw.org/calendar (The GreenSource DFW Environmental News & Community Resource)… Read More →

Saturday, February 9 Public Events

Winter Trees and Signs of Spring Saturday, February 9, 2019  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM A strange irony – winter is a great time to learn tree ID, when the leaves are off and you can see the true structure and identifying characteristics of trees. It’s also a great time to get ready for spring, since the winter rosettes of many wildflowers are already up. Join us Saturday, February 9, for a 1.5 hour walk to practice tree ID and anticipate the soon-to-come wildflower season. A template for… Read More →