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Public – Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting  

Thursday, October 19, 2017  9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Elm Fork Master Naturalists welcome you to their October meeting. Topic TBD. NOTE: The October meeting will be held in the Carroll Court Building at 401 W. Hickory, not in our usual meeting location.

Come for meet and greet at 9:00 AM. Business meeting is at 9:30, followed by a presentation.

Location: Carroll Court Building, 401 W. Hickory, Denton, TX 76201
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Public – Considerations for White-tailed Deer Populations in Texas
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar – Considerations for White-tailed Deer Populations in Texas 

Thursday, October 19, 2017  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM This presentation is Considerations for White-tailed Deer Populations in Texas. The presenter is Dr. David Hewitt of Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute.

The program is part of the Wildlife for Lunch webinar series, sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Wildlife Association to provide sound, science-based information about wildlife, habitat and natural resource management. The program is free.

How to Sign On: Simply go to on the day of the webinar and click to join the Wildlife for Lunch webinar. Each web-based seminar is fully interactive and allows you to engage the experts, make comments, and ask questions during the presentation.

Mobile App Available: The WFL Webinars are available for viewing on your smart phone or tablet. To sign on, download the WebEx app and follow the link above.

For more information, contact Clinton Faas, Director of Conservation Programs at TWA at or call 1-800-839-9453.
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Public – Dallas Audubon Society Meeting
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dallas Audubon Society Meeting

Thursday, October 19, 2017  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Topic for the October meeting of the Dallas Audubon Society is Plant Community Changes in the Holocene, presented by Tom Green. Learn how plant communities have changed during the past 10,000 years.

Location: Half Price Books Store, 5803 Northwest Hwy., Dallas 75231
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Public – Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks

Saturday, October 21, 2017  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM This month’s topic TBD.

Free with paid general admission and to Heard members.

Location: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069
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Public – Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Meeting
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Meeting

Saturday, October 21, 2017     10:00 AM – 1:30 PM Dallas County Lepidopterists will meet on October 21 at 10:00 AM at Butterflies Unlimited Butterfly Farm. Come see a working butterfly farm, located in southern Dallas County in Glenn Heights. Directions will be posted on the website below during the week of the event. Free and open to all.

Location: Butterflies Unlimited Butterfly Farm, 1732 S. Hampton Rd., Glenn Heights, TX 75154
Contact: Dale Clark

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Public – Fort Worth Audubon Society Meeting
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fort Worth Audubon Society Meeting

Saturday, October 21, 2017  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Everyone is welcome to attend meetings of the Fort Worth Audubon Society. Lots of great birding information and a lot of great birders!

Please note the special date and time for the October meeting.

The special speaker at the October meeting is Victor Emanuel, one of America’s foremost birders. He will share his biggest adventures, rarest finds, and the people who mentored him. His memoir, One More Warbler: A Life with Birds, will be on sale for $25. There will be a book signing after the meeting. A light continental breakfast will be served.

The meeting will be held in Room 100 (known as the Everett Lecture Hall) in the Research and Education (RES) building at the University of North Texas Health Science Center on 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. (at Montgomery St.). Use Parking Lot 6 on Clifton St. Enter the RES building ground floor at the northwest corner of Parking Lot 6, turn right, and go down the hall keeping the south-facing windows on your right.

Location: UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
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Public – Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center  

Saturday, October 21, 2017  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

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.
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Public – Scoping the Boardwalk at FWNC
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Scoping the Boardwalk at FWNC

Saturday, October 21, 2017  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Join us as we look for birds along the Marsh Boardwalk. We’ll use a spotting scope to get closer looks, and we’ll walk around the area for birds that enjoy the trees that line the water.

Barcode 75009

$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
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Public – ITMN Chapter Meeting
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting

Monday, October 23, 2017  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their October meeting. The program will be How to Use Your land to Conserve Pollinators, Wildlife and Land, and Get Tax Benefits, presented by Pat Merkord, Executive Director, Native Prairies Association of Texas.

Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
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Public – NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Meeting
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Meeting

Thursday, October 26, 2017     7:00 – 8:00 PM The Trinity Forks (Denton) Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet Thursday, October 26.  The topic TBD. Free and open to the public.

Location: Ann Stuart Science Complex, Room 251, Texas Woman’s University, University Drive (Hwy 380), Denton, TX 76204

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.

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