Calendar

The events posted on this page are open to the public.

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    • In the Agenda view, only the first 10 events are displayed at a time.  To move to the next 10 events, click on the right arrow next to the name of the month at the top or bottom left of the calendar; i.e. August 2017 ->
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  • Please click on the event title in the calendar to see the additional information about each event.
  • Most of these are not North Texas Master Naturalist events but we have made every effort to ensure accuracy.
  • The hosting organization which is listed should be your primary point of contact about these events.
  • You can also filter for Guided Walks by using the Categories list in the top left hand corner.

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Jul
21
Sat
ITMN Wildflower Walk
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

ITMN Wildflower Walk 
Saturday, July 21, 2018   8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join the Indian Trail Master Naturalists on their Third Saturday Wildflower Walk at Mockingbird Park in Midlothian. Walk starts at 8:00 AM in the butterfly garden at Mockingbird Park and consists of a ½ mile trail identifying wildflowers. Everyone is invited to attend, and there is no charge. Bring drinking water. Closed-toe shoes and insect repellent are recommended.

If the weather is rainy, the walk is cancelled. Walks are held March through September.

Location: Mockingbird Nature Park, 1361 Onward Rd., Midlothian, TX 76065
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail
Contact: information@itmnc.com

wbw 6/18/18

On the Wild Side: Gardening for Wildlife
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

On the Wild Side: Gardening for Wildlife
Saturday, July 21, 2018   9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, song birds, hummingbirds, bees, and other animals that bring your landscape to life with activity.

Cost: Free, registration required

Registration: https://wateruniversity.tamu.edu/water-university-events/2018/july-21-2018-on-the-wild-side-gardening-for-wildlife-john-bunker-sands-wetland-center/

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Directions: Take I-635 or I-20 to Hwy 175 South toward Seagoville. Drive past the Seagoville exits; then exit on FM 1389 South. Drive approx. 2 miles to Martin Lane. Turn left onto Martin Lane and proceed to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on the right.
Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com

wbw 6/22/18

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, July 21, 2018   10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us on the John Bunker’s Pond trail. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as we walk this 1.8-mile loop trail. The trail begins with a walk through a forested area to a true bottomland hardwood forest, then follows the East Fork of the Trinity River and ends on Wetland levee roads. This trail is great for families and those who are interested in learning about native trees, flowers, animals and anything else found along the way!

Free with $5 admission. Members are free.

For information, contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or ldunn@wetlandcenter.com.

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Directions: Take I-635 or I-20 to Hwy 175 South toward Seagoville. Drive past the Seagoville exits; then exit on FM 1389 South. Drive approx. 2 miles to Martin Lane. Turn left onto Martin Lane and proceed to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on the right.
Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com

wbw 6/18/18

Fascinating World of Butterflies at TDG
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fascinating World of Butterflies at TDG 
Saturday, July 21, 2018   10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Dale Clark, co-founder of the Dallas County Lepidopterist Society, shares his fascination with butterflies, beginning at Texas Discovery Gardens and ending with a caravan to his butterfly farm south of Dallas. This is your chance to explore on a behind-the-scenes tour!

$30; $24 members
Register online at https://txdg.org/workshops

Location: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Gate 6, Dallas 75210

wbw 6/3/18

Nature Photography Club at Hagerman NWR
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Nature Photography Club at Hagerman NWR
Saturday, July 21, 2018   1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Chris Jackson, owner of the website Urban Wildlife, will talk about places in North Texas that are good for wildlife photography.

Club meetings are bimonthly and are open to anyone interested in nature photography. Meetings offer a program, photo sharing and opportunities for participation in various events and activities at Hagerman NWR. Visitors are welcome free of charge. For those who wish to join, dues are $5 per year; however, membership in Friends of Hagerman NWR is required ($10). Meet at Hagerman NWR in the Visitor Center Meeting Room.

Location: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman, TX 75092
Contact: David Parrish okcanoe@tx.rr.com
Hagerman website: www.fws.gov/refuge/hagerman
Friends of Hagerman: http://www.friendsofhagerman.com

wbw 6/18/18

Skull Science at FWNC
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Skull Science at FWNC
Saturday, July 21, 2018   2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn about an animal’s life by inspecting its skull. We will study skulls of mammals, birds, and reptiles and will use magnifying tools to help with our investigation. Activity #15126

$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information including registration link, go to the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

wbw 6/22/18

Tandy Hills Prairie Sky/Star Party (FYI)
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tandy Hills Prairie Sky/Star Party (FYI)
Saturday, July 21, 2018   7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

The Fort Worth Astronomical Society presents their Saturday star party at Tandy Hills Natural Area. The Fort Worth Astronomical Society is one of the oldest and largest in the country with more than 200 active members. Several telescopes will be set up at Tandy Hills for viewing the night sky. It starts at “dark-thirty.” Free and open to the public. Family friendly. No dogs. Coolers welcome.

Location: Tandy Hills Natural Area, 3400 View St., Fort Worth, TX 76103

Friends of Tandy Hills: http://www.tandyhills.org
MM 6/18/18

 

Jul
22
Sun
Dallas Organic Garden Club
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dallas Organic Garden Club (
Sunday, July 22, 2018   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club July meeting will be held at North Haven Gardens in the large classroom in the Tropicals greenhouse. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time. The topic TBD.

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230
Website: http://gdogc.org

wbw 6/18/18

Jul
23
Mon
ITMN Chapter Meeting
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting 
Monday, July 23, 2018   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their July meeting. The program will be Soils, presented by Jacob Cavit.

Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail

wbw 6/18/18

Jul
24
Tue
Webinar – Transitioning from Gray to Green Infrastructure Using Urban Forestry
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar – Transitioning from Gray to Green Infrastructure Using Urban Forestry 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This webinar, Transitioning from Gray to Green Infrastructure Using Urban Forestry, is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Participants will learn specific urban forestry practices that affect storm water flows and water quality.

The webinar format is Zoom.

You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Space is not limited; however, plan to join the webinar no more than 15 minutes early so that you can register and successfully join the presentation interface. Approximately 15 minutes before this webinar’s start time, the “Join” button will be activated at this site: http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars. In the drop-down menu at “Select Webinar Category,” choose Forestry and Natural Resources. Once the “Join” button is available, you may click the join button and begin the registration process. Additional instructions are available at the above website.

wbw 6/22/18

 

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