Calendar

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

  • You can change the view (month/day/week/agenda) by clicking on the calendar icon at the top right of the calendar.  You can also easily print from this utility.
    • 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 ->
    • In the Agenda view, you can also collapse all of the events to easily scan the brief information.
  • 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.

Members who want to see ALL of the events (AT and VH) should log in to the Members side of the NTMN website.

Aug
22
Tue
PUBLIC EVENT: Webinar – Cost-effective Conservation Programs: What are the challenges?
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Cost-effective Conservation Programs: What are the challenges? (AT) Tuesday, August 22, 2017  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Participants will learn about conservation practices that yield the most resource benefits at least cost, based on USDA research, and the challenges of programs that rely on voluntary participation.

The webinar format is Adobe Connect.

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. 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.

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Aug
23
Wed
PUBLIC EVENT: Webinar – Reviewing Air Quality and the NRCS
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Reviewing Air Quality and the NRCS (AT) Wednesday, August 23, 2017  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Participants will learn about USDA efforts and opportunities to address air quality resource concerns.

The webinar format is Adobe Connect.

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.  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.

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Aug
24
Thu
PUBLIC EVENT: Bats at FWNC After Hours
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bats at FWNC After Hours (AT) Thursday, August 24, 2017  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Join a naturalist as we learn more about the local bat species. We will use a special bat detector to observe them using echolocation to find tasty bugs to eat. Bring a flashlight and bug spray, and dress for the weather. Pre-registration required.

Barcode 74765

$10 with paid admission, members $5.
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

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Aug
25
Fri
PUBLIC EVENT: Conservation Easement Workshop
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Conservation Easement Workshop (AT) Friday, August 25, 2017  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Conservation Easement Workshop is hosted by Cibolo Nature Conservancy and Hill Country Alliance. The workshop will cover what a conservation easement (CE) is, donation of a CE, landowner income and estate tax benefits, the role of the land trust organization, and discussions with CE donors.

Fee: $20

To register, go to http://www.hillcountryalliance.org then look under Events, click on Aug. 25 Boerne Conservation Easement Workshop, then scroll to the bottom of the page below the color poster and click on Learn More.

For more information, contact Carolyn Vogel  carolyn@texasconservationconnection.com or Brent Evans  brent@cibolo.org 210-601-4599.

Location: Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium, 140 City Park Rd., Boerne, TX 78006

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Aug
27
Sun
PUBLIC EVENT: Vultures: Nature’s Cleanup Crew at FWNC
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Vultures: Nature’s Cleanup Crew at FWNC (AT) Sunday, August 27, 2017  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Vultures are some of the most common birds at the Nature Center. These scavengers help clean up the environment and help prevent disease from spreading. Learn about New World vultures, their adaptations finding food, and how to identify the local species. After an indoor presentation, we will search the Refuge for its vultures.

Barcode 74809

$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

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Public – Planting Pocket Prairies
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Planting Pocket Prairies (AT) Sunday, August 27, 2017  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Speaker Matt White will tell us about the complex interplay of flowers and grasses that make up the prairie ecosystem. Learn how to restore a bit of the prairie landscape in your own garden, patterned after the real thing. The program is free and open to the public.

Cost: Free, but register at http://www.nhg.com/gardeneducation/classes-workshops

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230

Posted 8/8/17 wbw

Public – Dallas Organic Garden Club
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dallas Organic Garden Club (AT) Sunday, August 27, 2017  3:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club August meeting will be held at North Haven Gardens in the large classroom in the Tropicals greenhouse. David Meady of DFW Reptarium will give a talk on the reptiles and amphibians that inhabit our backyards and the benefits they provide to our gardens. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time.

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

Posted 8/8/17 wbw

Aug
28
Mon
PUBLIC EVENT: ITMN Chapter Meeting
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting (AT) Monday, August 28, 2017  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their August meeting. The program is “Fascinating World of Plant Galls,” by Lisa Dolliver of the Trinity River Audubon Center Education Department.

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

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Aug
29
Tue
PUBLIC EVENT: Webinar – Reducing Plastic Pollution with Better Products and Policies
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar – Reducing Plastic Pollution with Better Products and Policies (AT) Tuesday, August 29, 2017  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM This webinar is part of the EPA Trash Free Waters webinar series. The series investigates the problems and solutions regarding pollution in our man-made and natural water systems. The presenter of this month’s webinar is Dr. Jason McDevitt. He will discuss potential replacements for plastic products and how we can improve the ways in which we design materials and products to minimize their environmental impacts.

To join the webinar, go to https://www.epa.gov/trash-free-waters-webinar-series

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Aug
30
Wed
PUBLIC EVENT: Webinar – Building Relationships and Meeting Needs of Small Farming Operations
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Building Relationships and Meeting Needs of Small Farming Operations (AT) Wednesday, August 30, 2017  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. It is Part 1 of the Small Farm Assistance Webinar Series and will address strategies and techniques to support small farming operations.

The webinar format is Adobe Connect.

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.  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.

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