Category Archives: Next Speaker

At each monthly chapter meeting, a talented speaker discusses a fascinating project.

October General Meeting: City of Dallas “One Water” Program & the Future of the Trinity Watershed

October Program: City of Dallas “One Water” Program & the future of the Trinity Watershed Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Location: Brookhaven College Please join us for a presentation by Terry Lowery and Sarah Standifer of the City of Dallas who will give us an overview of the City’s “One Water” and the future management of creeks, channels, and the Trinity River in Dallas.  As the Trinity River is an important part of the NTMN programs this informative session will provide us information we can all use. Because we… Read More →

September General Meeting – Frogs–They are Calling….are you Listening?

Meeting will be: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Episcopal School of Dallas             Frogs–They are Calling….are you Listening? Frogs are all over the metroplex, but you are more likely to hear them before you see them!  Join Jessie Crowley, Lead Naturalist Educator for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and frog lover for a few tips and tricks to ID local frogs and toads by sight and sound.  We will end this presentation with a night hike to listen for… Read More →

June 2018 Meeting – Natural Born Botanists – Plants from an insect’s point of view.

Meeting will be: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Texas Discovery Gardens     The best entomologists know their plants! Most herbivorous insects are dependent on one or a few species of closely related plants. The June program will help you learn to identify some of the most important plants from an insect’s point of view, using hands on techniques such as observations in the “field” at  Texas Discovery Gardens where we will have access to a wide variety of plants.  Provided will be handout of common flowering… Read More →

May 2018 Meeting – Waltz Across Texas – a dance across space and time

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 →