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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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Aug
4
Sat
Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Aug 4 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, August 4, 2018   7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Beginning – Intermediate Bird Walk   7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Join us on a walking bird tour and learn about the birds that live at the Wetland. In this beginner to intermediate class, you will learn how to use binoculars and field guides, how to keep a life list, and what to look for when identifying birds. Enjoy a relaxing morning learning more about the fastest-growing spectator sport in America! Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 AM.

Free with $5 admission. Members are free. Binoculars and field guides are available for use.


Advanced Bird Walk
   7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join Master Birder Stewards as they identify and detail the birds of the Wetland. This is an advanced class, and the pace will be fast. Those participating are expected to have knowledge regarding bird identification. This walk includes special limited access by carpooling with the leaders into the Wetland. Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 AM.

Space in the advanced class is limited, and preregistration is required. To register, contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or ldunn@wetlandcenter.com. There is a fee of $10 per person ($5 for members) for the advanced class.

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

Nature Walk at LLELA
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Nature Walk at LLELA
Saturday, August 4, 2018   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Animal tracks, deer trails, trees with personality, singing birds – we never know what we’ll find on our nature walk! The walk will last about 2 hours.  All ages are welcome. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring a water bottle. Meet at the Cicada Pavilion; Gatehouse staff can direct you.

Free with gate admission ($5 per car, cash or check only). Registration not required.
For more information call 972-219-3550 M-F or 972-219-7980 on weekends.

Location: Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville 75057
Organization web site: http://www.llela.org

wbw 6/22/18

Aug
5
Sun
Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow
Aug 5 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow
Sunday, August 5, 2018   7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join Gailon Brehm and Rodney Thomas, both with Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society, on our monthly bird walk. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them. Learn what to watch for in habits, characteristics and calls. You can expect about 30+ species.

All ages are welcome. We recommend long pants, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet at the Meadow Preserve Parking Lot Public Gate at Alma and Tatum Rd., Allen.

This is a monthly bird walk. It meets on first Saturdays in odd-numbered months and on first Sundays in even-numbered months. Start time will be 7:00 AM from May until October, when it will return to 8:00 AM.

Location: Connemara Conservancy, 601 Alma Dr., Allen, TX 75013
Website: http://connemaraconservancy.org

wbw 6/22/18

Aug
6
Mon
Early Birds at FWNC
Aug 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Early Birds at FWNC
Monday, August 6, 2018   7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Birds are gearing up for migration. This may be the last month you see buntings. Pre-registration required. Activity #12982

$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

Aug
8
Wed
Birding at the Beds with Fort Worth Audubon Society
Aug 8 @ 6:30 am – 9:00 am

Birding at the Beds with Fort Worth Audubon Society
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   6:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Join Jim Sipiora for a bird walk at the birding “hotspot,” Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington. Park in the parking lot of the Dunlop Sports Center on the South side of Green Oaks Blvd. between Davis St. and Fielder Road, and walk across the street to the entrance to Village Creek Drying Beds.

June-September we will bird Village Creek Drying Beds exclusively from 6:30 to 9:00 AM. Bring water, insect repellent, and sunscreen. Make sure all valuables in your vehicle are placed out of sight prior to arriving at the parking lot.

More information about the Drying Beds at www.birdwatchingdaily.com/hotspots/45 and at www.fwas.org

Meeting Location: J.W. Dunlop Sports Center, 1500 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76012
Fort Worth Audubon Website: http://www.fwas.org

wbw 6/28/18

 

Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point 
Wednesdays, August 8 and 15, 2018   8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Explore the flora and fauna of Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve with Master Naturalist and native plant enthusiast, Carol Clark. Suitable for ages 5 and up, each walk will be different as we cover different areas of the park. Sturdy shoes, long pants, insect repellent, and water are recommended.

Meet in the lobby of the Nature Education and Retreat Center next to the large circular parking lot off Los Rios, just east of the Los Rios and Jupiter Rd. intersection. The walks are free of charge. The city of Plano requests that you register, which you can do online if you are a resident of Plano or have registered with them in the past. Otherwise, just arrive a few minutes early to complete the free registration with the desk attendant in the lobby.

Location: Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, 5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano, TX 75074
For information: Carol Clark   carol@r-d-clark.com

wbw 6/26/18

Aug
11
Sat
Birding in the Park with Fort Worth Audubon Society
Aug 11 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Birding in the Park with Fort Worth Audubon Society
Saturday, August 11, 2018   7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Birding in the Park is held every month by the Fort Worth Audubon Society. Meet at Foster Park, Trail Lake Drive and South Drive, one mile north of I-20. This is a great field trip for beginning birders, led by Jean Ferguson. Jean will have extra binoculars for beginners.

Location: Foster Park, Trail Lake Drive at South Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Website: http://www.fwas.org

wbw 6/26/18

Aug
14
Tue
Dallas Sierra Club Meeting
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NTMNs are invited to attend the Dallas Sierra Club’s August 14 meeting. The topic will be Animals – Live!

Free and open to everyone. You don’t have to be a Sierra member. Meeting starts at 7:00 but come at 6:30 for snacks and fellowship.

Location: Brookhaven College, Building H, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch 75244
For information, contact: Kirk Miller, kirkmiller@dallassierraclub.org or 972-699-1687.
Website: http://www.dallassierraclub.org      

wbw 6/26/18

Aug
15
Wed
Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point
Aug 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point 
Wednesdays, August 8 and 15, 2018   8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Explore the flora and fauna of Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve with Master Naturalist and native plant enthusiast, Carol Clark. Suitable for ages 5 and up, each walk will be different as we cover different areas of the park. Sturdy shoes, long pants, insect repellent, and water are recommended.

Meet in the lobby of the Nature Education and Retreat Center next to the large circular parking lot off Los Rios, just east of the Los Rios and Jupiter Rd. intersection. The walks are free of charge. The city of Plano requests that you register, which you can do online if you are a resident of Plano or have registered with them in the past. Otherwise, just arrive a few minutes early to complete the free registration with the desk attendant in the lobby.

Location: Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, 5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano, TX 75074
For information: Carol Clark   carol@r-d-clark.com

wbw 6/26/18

Aug
18
Sat
Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Saturday, August 18, 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 7/7/18

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