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- Most of these are not North Texas Master Naturalist events but we have made every effort to ensure accuracy.
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Tandy Hills Prairie Sky/Star Party (FYI)
Saturday, August 18, 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
Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Meeting
Monday, August 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Topic of the CTMN August chapter meeting TBD. Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
NPSOT – Dallas Chapter Meeting
Monday, August 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on August 20. The topic will be Rain Gardens, presented by Carrie Dubberley.
Free and open to the public.
Location: Midway Hills Christian Church, 11001 Midway Rd., Dallas 75229
Meet in the Fellowship Hall. Entry is across the street from Bobbitt Drive. Park in the narrow parking area along the back fence.
Water U Doing? Water Efficient Sprinklers
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Learn do-it-yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips to save water, money and time.
Cost: Free, registration required
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.
NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Meeting
Thursday, August 23, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM
The Trinity Forks (Denton) Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet Thursday, August 23. The topic TBD. Free and open to the public.
Location: Ann Stuart Science Complex, Room 259, Texas Woman’s University, Texas St. & Old Main Circle, Denton, TX 76209
The Ann Stuart Science Complex is just north of Texas St., between Bell Ave. and Oakland St. Parking on meeting nights is allowed in the visitor parking area, on the lane in front of the building (in designated parking spots), in the parking lots to the south of the building, and in the parking lot on the west side of Oakland St., just south of the Human Resources Building.
Lost in Translation: Birds of Prey at FWNC
Sunday, August 26, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Ever wonder about the origin of bird names? Learn the meaning behind the names of birds of prey and their natural history. Activity #15146
$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.
For more information, go to the FWNC website below.
Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sunday, August 26, 2018 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. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time. The topic TBD.
Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230
ITMN Chapter Meeting
Monday, August 27, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their August meeting. The program will be Urban Forestry, presented by Mike Sills.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
Webinar – Getting Monarchs into Business
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
This webinar, Getting Monarchs into Business: Case Studies of Monarch Conservation, is part of a webinar series presented by Monarch Joint Venture and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center.
Monarch Joint Venture, based at the University of Minnesota, is a national partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic programs working together to conserve the monarch butterfly migration.
To register for the webinar, go to https://monarchjointventure.org/news-events/events and click on the title of the webinar. You can register for the webinars in advance.
After registering, you will receive more information on joining the webinar.
Webinar – “Our Changing Climate and the Impact on Texas’ Fish, Wildlife, and Habitats,” (AT)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Texas Waters Specialist certification program of TPWD is providing this Texas Waters Webinar, “Our Changing Climate and the Impact on Texas’ Fish, Wildlife, and Habitats,” presented by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University. Any Master Naturalists interested in learning more about Texas waters and watersheds are invited to attend.
Register any time for this Texas Waters Webinar at https://tpwd.texas.gov/education/water-education/texaswatersprogram/texaswatersspecialist
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The webinar will begin at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, August 28.
For questions: Melissa Alderson Melissa.firstname.lastname@example.org 512-389-8060
Participants in the Texas Waters Specialist program should report AT to AT: Texas Waters Certification Training (Approved for 1 hour AT)
All other MNs should report AT to AT: Texas Parks and Wildlife Offered Training (Approved for 1 hour AT)