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Webinar – Using Fire and Grazing to Maintain Productive and Ecologically Resilient Grasslands (AT) 1:00 pm
Webinar – Using Fire and Grazing to Maintain Productive and Ecologically Resilient Grasslands (AT)
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Webinar – Using Fire and Grazing to Maintain Productive and Ecologically Resilient Grasslands (AT) Thursday, June 1, 2017   1:00 PM – 2:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. It will provide training on the value of biological diversity and ecological resilience and discuss how fire and grazing can be used to sustain resilience, wildlife habitat, pollinator communities, and other important ecosystem components. The webinar format is Adobe Connect. You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Space......
NPSOT – North Central Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
NPSOT – North Central Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT)
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NPSOT – North Central Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) Thursday, June 1, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM The topic for the June meeting of the North Central Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas is Managing Public Land for its Natural Value. The presenter is Rob Denkhaus, Director of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. (Business meeting and announcements begin at 6:30 PM.) Free and open to the public. Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 Website: http://www.txnativeplants.org/ Report AT......
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Early Bird Hike at FWNC (AT) 8:30 am
Early Bird Hike at FWNC (AT)
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Early Bird Hike at FWNC (AT) Friday, June 2, 2017   8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Join a naturalist as we look for birds beginning their day. Bring binoculars, or borrow ours, and bring your camera. Pre-registration required. Use Barcode 71847. $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 Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training......
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Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT) 7:00 am
Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT)
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Bird Tours at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017   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!......
NPAT 2nd Annual Texas Prairie Tour (AT) 7:00 am
NPAT 2nd Annual Texas Prairie Tour (AT)
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
NPAT 2nd Annual Texas Prairie Tour (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017   7:00 AM – 11:00 PM The Blackland Native Prairies Association of Texas’s 2nd Annual Prairie Tour will offer a day trip to prairies in the central Texas region, including Burleson Prairie near Temple, Granger Lake Prairie at Taylor, Riesel and Lehmann Prairies near Marlin, and Simpson Prairie near Crawford. The trip will be led by prairie experts. It will leave from the White Rock Lake Bath House at 521 E. Lawther Dr., Dallas, at 7:00 AM on......
Butterflies 101 (AT) 10:00 am
Butterflies 101 (AT)
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Butterflies 101 (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Learn about the butterflies of our area, how to identify them, and the role they play in nature. The program will include a visit to the butterfly garden to see them in various stages of development. Presented by Melanie Schuchart. Included in general admission and free to Heard members. No preregistration required. Location: Heard Museum, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 Website: http://www.heardmuseum.org Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT)......
Nature Walk at LLELA (AT) 10:00 am
Nature Walk at LLELA (AT)
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk at LLELA (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017   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......
Native Ornamental Grasses for North Texas (AT) 1:00 pm
Native Ornamental Grasses for North Texas (AT)
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Native Ornamental Grasses for North Texas (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Native ornamental grasses are low maintenance, benefit our local wildlife, and provide grace, movement and edge softening to your landscape. Michael Parkey, ASLA, will tell us about the species of grasses best for this area. The program is free, but register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-ornamental-grasses-for-north-texas-tickets-34139961544 Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230 Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/30/17......
Rare Plants of North Texas at BRIT (AT) 1:00 pm
Rare Plants of North Texas at BRIT (AT)
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rare Plants of North Texas at BRIT (AT) Saturday, June 3, 2017   1:00 PM – 3:00 PM This class, Rare Plants of North Texas: Identification and Monitoring Techniques, is part of the TERM (Techniques for Ecological Research and Management) program, a joint education project of the Fort Worth Nature Center, BRIT, and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. In this class, you will learn about the rare plants that grow in North Texas, their unique habitats, and how to distinguish them from their more common relatives. The instructor is......
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Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow (AT) 7:00 am
Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow (AT)
Jun 4 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Bird Walk at Connemara Meadow (AT) Sunday, June 4, 2017   7:00 AM – 9:00 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......
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The State of the FWNC&R, at BRIT (AT) 12:00 pm
The State of the FWNC&R, at BRIT (AT)
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The State of the FWNC&R, at BRIT (AT) Tuesday, June 6, 2017   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The Brown Bag Speaker Series at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas this month features Rob Denkhaus, who will present the past, present, and future of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, now in its 53rd year of existence. He will talk about FWNC&F’s solid past and the challenge of providing the amenities necessary to entice modern residents to battle nature deficit disorder while continuing to protect and preserve the......
Webinar – Results of a National Transition to Organic Survey (AT) 2:00 pm
Webinar – Results of a National Transition to Organic Survey (AT)
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Webinar – Results of a National Transition to Organic Survey (AT) Tuesday, June 6, 2017   2:00 PM – 3:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. The webinar will present the results of a national survey of producers who are transitioning or who have recently transitioned to organic. Questions to be addressed include: What motivates these producers? What are the major challenges? What resources do they need to support the transition? The webinar format is Adobe Connect. You do......
NPSOT – Collin County Monthly Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
NPSOT – Collin County Monthly Meeting (AT)
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NPSOT – Collin County Monthly Meeting (AT) Tuesday, June 6, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM The topic for the June meeting of the Collin County Native Plant Society of Texas will be Plants and Climate Change, presented by George Diggs. Location: Laughlin Hall, Heard Museum, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 Contact: John Worley, collincountynpsot@gmail.com Website: https://npsot.org/wp/collincounty Report AT to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/19/17
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Webinar – Drought and Rangelands (AT) 1:00 pm
Webinar – Drought and Rangelands (AT)
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Webinar – Drought and Rangelands (AT) Wednesday, June 7, 2017   1:00 PM – 2:30 PM This webinar, Drought and Rangelands, is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Scientists from Colorado State University and the Rocky Mountain Research Station will explore current issues related to drought in rangelands, examples of drought- and climate-related impacts, and management options for increasing resilience. The webinar format is Adobe Connect. You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Space is not limited; however, plan to join......
VMS Training – (AT) 5:30 pm
VMS Training – (AT)
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
VMS Training – (AT) When: 5:30 PM Where: Meadows Conference Center, Oak Conference Room, just before the General Meeting Be sure to bring your laptop or mobile device and your VMS login and password if you want to use them during the training session. This month we will have a session on how to find your AT and VH hours in your VMS Logbook. Elizabeth Sutherland will conduct the session. Elizabeth has also prepared a guide to the Logbook which will be placed on the NTMN VMS Portal.......
NTMN Monthly General Meeting – (AT) 6:30 pm
NTMN Monthly General Meeting – (AT)
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Please join us as Brandon and Susan Pollard talk to us about sustainable urban environments, native plant and pollinator habitats and their vision of what our future as naturalists could hold. Susan and Brandon Pollard have been counted among the forerunners of the Urban AG movement in North Texas and Urban Apiculture pioneers in America. Decades of trailblazing and  grass root efforts have been their penchant. Containing dynamic advocacy for regional honeybee populations while creating a sustainable livelihood has been the goal. “Bee the Bridge” is the motto;......
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Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems – Leon River (AT) 8:30 am
Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems – Leon River (AT)
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems – Leon River (AT) Thursday, June 8, 2017   8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources are hosting a free workshop on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones, as well as the benefits and economic impacts from healthy riparian systems. Workshop topics include watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles, riparian vegetation, causes of degradation and possible resulting impairment, resources available to prevent and/or resolve degradation. The Leon River watershed......
Speakers Bureau Training (AT) 6:00 pm
Speakers Bureau Training (AT)
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Speakers Bureau Training (AT) Thursday, June 8, 2017  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Master Naturalists who are participating in the NTMN speakers’ bureau, or are interested in speaking to groups for NTMN, are invited to a Speakers Bureau training class presented by Dallas Master Gardeners. To register, contact Nita Rausch: nita.rausch@hotmail.com Location: AgriLife Classroom, Room B-101, 10056 Marsh Lane, Dallas 75229 Report hours to AT: Texas A&M AgriLife Offered Training (Approved for 3 hours AT) Do not include drive time. MM 6/7/17
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Bird Walk at LLELA (AT) 7:30 am
Bird Walk at LLELA (AT)
Jun 10 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk at LLELA (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017   7:30 AM – 10:00 AM Bird watchers of all skill levels are invited to join an expert birder to explore birding locations along LLELA’s nature trails. Ages 10 and up. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring a water bottle. 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 website: http://www.llela.org Report AT hours......
Guided Bird Walk at Hagerman NWR (AT) 8:00 am
Guided Bird Walk at Hagerman NWR (AT)
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Guided Bird Walk at Hagerman NWR (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017   8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Join Dr. Wayne Meyer for a guided birding walk on one of the trails at HNWR, weather permitting. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. Dress for walking dirt trail. Meet at the Visitor Center and return in time for the Second Saturday presentation. Contact: David Parrish okcanoe@tx.rr.com Location: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman, TX 75092 Organization web site:  www.fws.gov/refuge/hagerman Friends of Hagerman: http://www.friendsofhagerman.com Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved......
Project WILD Workshop (AT) 9:00 am
Project WILD Workshop (AT)
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Project WILD Workshop (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017   9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Project WILD, a Texas Parks and Wildlife project, is “Wildlife in Learning Design.” It is a wildlife-based conservation and environmental education program for students Kindergarten through Grade 12. It emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. It can be used by classroom teachers, environmental educators, park and nature center personnel, and anyone who works with children. Pre-registration required. There will be a lunch break. You are welcome to bring your lunch. Fee......
Composting Workshop (AT) 10:00 am
Composting Workshop (AT)
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Composting Workshop (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Is your trash can full at the end of the week? Did you know that you can reduce the waste carried to landfills by composting more and throwing away less? This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and its importance. This free workshop is sponsored by City of Dallas Water Utilities, Richland College and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Daniel Cunningham, a horticulturalist with the......
Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Meeting (AT) 10:00 am
Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Meeting (AT)
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dallas County Lepidopterists Society Meeting (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017     10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Dallas County Lepidopterists will meet on June 10 at 10:00 AM at Norbuck Park in Dallas. Norbuck Park is located at the intersection of Northwest Highway and Buckner Blvd. Meet at the parking lot by the baseball diamonds. Free and open to all. Location: Norbuck Park, 200 N. Buckner Blvd., Dallas 75218 Contact: Dale Clark  daleclark@dallasbutterflies.com Website: http://dallasbutterflies.com Report AT to AT: NTX: Other Pre-approved Training (Approved for 2 hours AT) Do not......
Dragonflies at Hagerman NWR (AT) 10:00 am
Dragonflies at Hagerman NWR (AT)
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Dragonflies at Hagerman NWR (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017   10:00 AM – 11:30 AM USFWS Endangered Species Specialist Omar Bocanegra will speak about dragonflies. Long before dinosaurs walked the Earth, dragonflies took to the air. Learn the natural history of this fascinating insect. The program begins at 10:00 AM in the Visitor Center meeting room. Free and open to the public. Contact: David Parrish okcanoe@tx.rr.com Location: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman, TX 75092 Organization web site: www.fws.gov/refuge/hagerman Friends of Hagerman: http://www.friendsofhagerman.com Report hours to AT:......
Photographing Wildflowers at FWNC (AT) 1:00 pm
Photographing Wildflowers at FWNC (AT)
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Photographing Wildflowers at FWNC (AT) Saturday, June 10, 2017   1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Come learn the tricks of photographing flowering plants. Taking quality pictures enables you to enjoy them in the field and identify them later. Barcode 71837. $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 Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved......
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Native Landscape Certification Program (AT) 9:00 am
Native Landscape Certification Program (AT)
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Native Landscape Certification Program (AT) Sunday, June 11, 2017     9:00 AM – 5:00 PM The Level 2 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Design and Development with Native Plants, will be held June 11 at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center in Cedar Hill. This class covers learning to create landscape designs incorporating native plants, distinguishing between sustainable and conventional development, and determining how to preserve native plants in your landscape. The class consists of an indoor training session and a 2-hour outdoor plant walk. The class is sponsored......
Birding the Boardwalk at FWNC (AT) 1:00 pm
Birding the Boardwalk at FWNC (AT)
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Birding the Boardwalk at FWNC (AT) Sunday, June 11, 2017   1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Join us as we search for birds in the Boardwalk area, including egrets, herons, and others. We will also hike the trails and along the road. Meet at the Hardwicke Interpretive Center. Barcode 71851. $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:......
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NPAT Fort Worth Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) 6:30 pm
NPAT Fort Worth Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT)
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
NPAT Fort Worth Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) Monday, June 12, 2017     6:30 – 8:00 PM The Fort Worth Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas will hold their regular meeting on Monday, June 12. The meeting topic is The Evolution of the North Texas Native Plant Garden at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, presented by Zach Gomez. His talk will include a brief history of Rock Springs Woods, the Tinsley garden design and renovation, and the current native forest ecological restoration of South Woods and Lagoons. Location: Amon G.......
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Webinar – Improving Soil Health on Urban Farms (AT) 1:00 pm
Webinar – Improving Soil Health on Urban Farms (AT)
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Webinar – Improving Soil Health on Urban Farms (AT) Tuesday, June 13, 2017   1:00 PM – 2:00 PM This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. The webinar will illustrate how the principles of a soil health management system are implemented on a 3.5-acre urban farm growing mixed vegetables, and it will emphasize practices that enhance the microbial life in the soil. Certified organic farms must comply with standards set by the National Organic Program. Emphasis will be placed on use......
Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists Meeting (AT)
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists Meeting (AT) Tuesday, June 13, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Topic of the Blackland Prairie MN June chapter meeting is Frogs! Presented by Scott Kiester, TMN Elm Fork Chapter. Guests are welcome! Meet at Heard in the Science Resource Center at the end of the road, not the main museum building and parking lot, which you’ll pass on the right. Location: Heard Museum and Science Center, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 Website: http://bptmn.org Report AT to AT: NTX: Other TMN Chapters Offered......
Dallas Sierra Club Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
Dallas Sierra Club Meeting (AT)
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dallas Sierra Club Meeting (AT) Tuesday, June 13, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM NTMNs are invited to attend the Dallas Sierra Club’s June 13 meeting. Master Gardner Fran Powell will present Gardening on a Shoe String. Learn how Fran extends reduce, re-use and recycle to the garden. 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:......
Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Meeting (AT)
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Meeting (AT) Tuesday, June 13, 2017    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Trinity Valley Beekeepers meet on second Tuesdays. Meetings are free and open to everyone. The June meeting will include a presentation on Hive Maintenance by Jerry Alcorn and a short, pre-meeting presentation on Wildlife Gardening by John White. Location: The Point at C.C. Young, 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas 75214 Website: http://www.tvbees.org Report AT to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/24/17  
North Texas Water Garden Society Meeting (AT) 7:30 pm
North Texas Water Garden Society Meeting (AT)
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
North Texas Water Garden Society Meeting (AT) Tuesday, June 13, 2017   7:30 PM – 8:30 PM  You are invited to the Water Garden Society meeting on Tuesday, June 13. Ryan Giesecke will present a program on bees. Location: Half Price Books, 5803 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas 75231, just east of Central Expressway. Meet in the Community Room. Website: http://ntwgs.org Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 1/20/17
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Guided Plant Walk at Oak Point (AT) 8:30 am
Guided Plant Walk at Oak Point (AT)
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Guided Plant Walk at Oak Point (AT) Wednesday, June 14, 2017   8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Explore the plants 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, off Los Rios, just east of the Los Rios and Jupiter Rd. intersection.......
Dallas Paleontological Society Meeting (AT) 7:30 pm
Dallas Paleontological Society Meeting (AT)
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dallas Paleontological Society Meeting (AT) Wednesday, June 14, 2017   7:30 PM – 8:30 PM The Dallas Paleontological Society June meeting topic is “From Land to Sea: Coniasaurs and the Early Evolution of Mosasaurian Reptiles.” The speaker is a Brazilian PhD. student at SMU this summer. Meetings are always free, fun, and open to the public. Come early (7:00) for meet and eat! Location:  Brookhaven College, Bldg. H, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75244 Organization website: http://www.dallaspaleo.org Report AT to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for......
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Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting (AT) 9:30 am
Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting (AT)
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting (AT) Thursday, June 15, 2017   9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Elm Fork Master Naturalists welcome you to their June meeting. Monica Morrison will present Texas Wild Cats. Location: Denton County Elections Administration Building, 701 Kimberly Drive, Suite A101, Denton, TX 76208 Website: http://txmn.org/elmfork/ Report hours to AT: NTX: Other TMN Chapters Offered Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/18/17
Webinar – Using Federal Farm Bill Programs to Improve Wildlife Habitat (AT) 12:00 pm
Webinar – Using Federal Farm Bill Programs to Improve Wildlife Habitat (AT)
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar – Using Federal Farm Bill Programs to Improve Wildlife Habitat (AT) Thursday, June 15, 2017   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM This presentation is Using Federal Farm Bill Programs to Improve Wildlife Habitat. The presenter is Chuck Kowaleski of Texas Parks and Wildlife. 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......
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Shark Tooth Field Trip to Sherman Oaks (AT) 8:30 am
Shark Tooth Field Trip to Sherman Oaks (AT)
Jun 17 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Shark Tooth Field Trip to Sherman Oaks (AT) Saturday, June 17, 2017   8:30 AM – 2:00 PM This trip is not limited to members of the Dallas Paleontological Society. Everyone is invited. The largest Cretaceous shark teeth in Texas come from the creeks around the Sherman/Denison area. Since the area is so heavily collected, we’ve found success in digging/screening for the teeth. You can simply surface collect (rake through the gravel) or screen, dry or wet. Know that there are multiple hazards on these urban creeks, including snakes,......
ITMN Wildflower Walk (AT) 9:00 am
ITMN Wildflower Walk (AT)
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
ITMN Wildflower Walk (AT) Saturday, June 17, 2017   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Join the Indian Trail Master Naturalists on their Third Saturday Wildflower Walk of 2016 at Mockingbird Park in Midlothian. Walk starts at 9:00 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 April through September.......
Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT) 9:00 am
Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT)
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT) Saturday, June 17, 2017   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Project WILD, a Texas Parks and Wildlife project, is “Wildlife in Learning Design.” It is a wildlife-based conservation and environmental education program for students Kindergarten through Grade 12. It emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. It can be used by classroom teachers, environmental educators, park and nature center personnel, and anyone who works with children. The Aquatic WILD program includes water science and aquatic habitats activities for children KN-12th grade.......
Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks (AT) 9:30 am
Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks (AT)
Jun 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Heard Third Saturday Nature Talks (AT) Saturday, June 17, 2017   9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Urban wildlife biologist Sam Kieschnick of TPWD will present Amazing Moths. Moths are diverse, gorgeous, and important! Sam will teach us all about these nocturnal fliers. Free with paid general admission and to Heard members. Location: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 Website: http://www.heardmuseum.org Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/20/17
Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT) 10:00 am
Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT)
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Pond Trail Walk at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT) Saturday, June 17, 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......
Venomous Snakes of North Texas at FWNC (AT) 1:00 pm
Venomous Snakes of North Texas at FWNC (AT)
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Venomous Snakes of North Texas at FWNC (AT) Saturday, June 17, 2017   1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Come meet the venomous snakes of our area: rattlesnakes, copperheads, cottonmouth, and coral snakes. Learn how to identify them, how to stay safe when outdoors, and what to do if someone is bitten. Barcode 71838. $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,......
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Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Meeting (AT)
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Meeting (AT) Monday, June 19, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Topic of the CTMN June chapter meeting is Animal Skull Identification, presented by Nicholas Griffin of Fort Worth Nature Center. Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend! Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 Website: http://ctmn.org Report AT to AT: NTX: Other TMN Chapters Offered Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/18/17
NPSOT – Dallas Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
NPSOT – Dallas Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT)
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
NPSOT – Dallas Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) Monday, June 19, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:30 PM The June meeting will be a tour of the Native Texas Park at the George Bush Library at SMU. Meet at 7:00 PM at the library courtyard, 2943 SMU Blvd. Parking at the library will cost about $7. 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......
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Co-Existing with Wildlife (AT) 7:00 pm
Co-Existing with Wildlife (AT)
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Co-Existing with Wildlife (AT) Tuesday, June 20, 2017  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friends of Southwest Nature Preserve June meeting will feature Ray Rentschler, who will give insights into our local wildlife and how to interact with it. The program is free and open to the public. For information: Annabelle Corboy  apcorboy@sbcglobal.net  817-683-1739 Website: http://www.swnp.org Location: West Arlington Police Station Community Room, 2060 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76013 Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 1 hour AT) Do not include drive time.......
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Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point (AT) 8:30 am
Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point (AT)
Jun 21 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Guided Nature Walk at Oak Point (AT) Wednesday, June 21, 2017   8:30 AM – 9:30 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, off Los Rios, just east of the Los Rios and Jupiter......
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NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT)
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NPSOT – Trinity Forks Chapter Monthly Meeting (AT) Thursday, June 22, 2017     7:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Trinity Forks (Denton) Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet Thursday, June 22.  The topic is The Iris Family, presented by Rodney Barton. 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......
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Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT) 9:00 am
Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT)
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT) Friday, June 23, 2017  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Required basic training for new Aquatic Alliance for Stream Team volunteers will be held at the following times and locations. June 23 at Paris Junior College, Greenville Campus, 6500 Monty Stratton Pkwy., Greenville, TX 75402 at 9 AM-3 PM June 24 at Texarkana College, 2500 North Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX 75599 at 9 AM- 3 PM, in the Biology Lab #119 For more information and to......
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Botany 2017 (AT) 9:00 am
Botany 2017 (AT)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Botany 2017 (AT) Saturday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Botany 2017 is a conference of the Botanical Society of America and related organizations. It includes workshops, lectures, field trips, scientific meetings, and other activities. Basic registration rates vary according to categories of membership, generally $85 and up. Additional fees for workshops are $10-$50; fees for field trips are $45-$90. For schedules, rates, other information and registration: http://www.botanyconference.org/ Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Report hours......
Garden Compost Workshop (AT) 9:00 am
Garden Compost Workshop (AT)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Garden Compost Workshop (AT) Saturday, June 24, 2017  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM All gardeners are invited to attend a compost workshop at Sunny South Community Garden near Fair Park. A local master composter will share tips to create nutrient-rich organic soil for use in the garden. This learning opportunity is organized by the Urban Agriculture Action Team of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions, associated with Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University. Cost: Free Space is limited; please register at http://www.grownorthtexas.org/events For information, contact wyonella_henderson-greene@baylor.edu Location: The......
Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT) 9:00 am
Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Texas Stream Team Core Methods Class (AT) Friday, June 23, 2017  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Required basic training for new Aquatic Alliance for Stream Team volunteers will be held at the following times and locations. June 23 at Paris Junior College, Greenville Campus, 6500 Monty Stratton Pkwy., Greenville, TX 75402 at 9 AM-3 PM June 24 at Texarkana College, 2500 North Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX 75599 at 9 AM- 3 PM, in the Biology Lab #119 For more information and to......
How Do I Know if My Garden is Water-Wise? at TDG (AT) 10:00 am
How Do I Know if My Garden is Water-Wise? at TDG (AT)
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
How Do I Know if My Garden is Water-Wise? at TDG (AT) Saturday, June 24, 2017   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn how to organically conserve a precious natural resource – water. Presented by Dr. Peter Schaar. Fee: $15; $10 members Register online at http://texasdiscoverygardens.org/events_and_classes.php Location: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Gate 6, Dallas 75210 Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 2 hours AT) Do not include drive time. MM 5/24/17
Dallas Nature Expo (AT) 10:30 am
Dallas Nature Expo (AT)
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Dallas Nature Expo (AT) Saturday, June 24, 2017   10:30 AM – 1:00 PM The Dallas Nature Expo is a free community event for all who are interested in understanding and celebrating the natural world that is in and around the city of Dallas. Community nature and environmental organizations will have displays and will give 10-minute talks explaining what they do. Randy Johnson and Tania Homayoun will give opening and closing remarks. Location: J. Erik Jonsson Central Public Library, 1515 Young St., Dallas 75201 Parking is available in the......
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Botany 2017 (AT) 9:00 am
Botany 2017 (AT)
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Botany 2017 (AT) Saturday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Botany 2017 is a conference of the Botanical Society of America and related organizations. It includes workshops, lectures, field trips, scientific meetings, and other activities. Basic registration rates vary according to categories of membership, generally $85 and up. Additional fees for workshops are $10-$50; fees for field trips are $45-$90. For schedules, rates, other information and registration: http://www.botanyconference.org/ Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Report hours......
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Botany 2017 (AT) 9:00 am
Botany 2017 (AT)
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Botany 2017 (AT) Saturday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Botany 2017 is a conference of the Botanical Society of America and related organizations. It includes workshops, lectures, field trips, scientific meetings, and other activities. Basic registration rates vary according to categories of membership, generally $85 and up. Additional fees for workshops are $10-$50; fees for field trips are $45-$90. For schedules, rates, other information and registration: http://www.botanyconference.org/ Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Report hours......
ITMN Chapter Meeting (AT) 7:00 pm
ITMN Chapter Meeting (AT)
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ITMN Chapter Meeting (AT) Monday, June 26, 2017   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their June meeting. The program will be “Life on Earth Depends on Natural Darkness,” presented by Cindy Luongo Cassidy. Almost every living thing on our planet uses the cycle of light and dark to trigger life processes. Cindy will address the negative effects of artificial light on living things, including ourselves, and how to minimize them. Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165......
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Botany 2017 (AT) 9:00 am
Botany 2017 (AT)
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Botany 2017 (AT) Saturday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Botany 2017 is a conference of the Botanical Society of America and related organizations. It includes workshops, lectures, field trips, scientific meetings, and other activities. Basic registration rates vary according to categories of membership, generally $85 and up. Additional fees for workshops are $10-$50; fees for field trips are $45-$90. For schedules, rates, other information and registration: http://www.botanyconference.org/ Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Report hours......
Webinar – Waste Management of Plastics and Upstream Solutions (AT) 12:00 pm
Webinar – Waste Management of Plastics and Upstream Solutions (AT)
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar – Waste Management of Plastics and Upstream Solutions (AT) Tuesday, June 27, 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. Jenna Jambeck. She will discuss her research on global waste management and mismanagement of plastics as well as potential solutions to reduce and prevent the release of plastic waste into the environment. To......
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Botany 2017 (AT) 9:00 am
Botany 2017 (AT)
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Botany 2017 (AT) Saturday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Botany 2017 is a conference of the Botanical Society of America and related organizations. It includes workshops, lectures, field trips, scientific meetings, and other activities. Basic registration rates vary according to categories of membership, generally $85 and up. Additional fees for workshops are $10-$50; fees for field trips are $45-$90. For schedules, rates, other information and registration: http://www.botanyconference.org/ Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Report hours......
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Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT) 9:00 am
Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT)
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Project Aquatic WILD Workshop (AT) Thursday, June 29, 2017   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Project WILD, a Texas Parks and Wildlife project, is “Wildlife in Learning Design.” It is a wildlife-based conservation and environmental education program for students Kindergarten through Grade 12. It emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. It can be used by classroom teachers, environmental educators, park and nature center personnel, and anyone who works with children. The Aquatic WILD program includes water science and aquatic habitats activities for children KN-12th grade.......
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