April 5, 2023 Chapter Meeting

The Importance of Private Land Conservation in Texas Amber Arseneaux, North Texas Program Director for the Texas Land Conservancy (TLC), will speak about protecting land for future generations and the use of tools such as conservation easements. TLC is a nonprofit land trust, founded by Ned Fritz in 1982. The mission of the TLC is to conserve natural areas in Texas and to protect the physical and ecological integrity of their wildlife habitat, native plant communities, and scenic landscapes for the benefit of present and future generations. TLC… Read More →

A Message from our President, March 2023

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by Scott Hudson, Class of 2018 Thinking about the March 1st Awards Banquet Have you been to Big Bend Ranch? How about Purtis Creek State Park? Cedar Hill State Park? Our advisor and keynote speaker Sam Kieschnick challenged us to get out and celebrate Texas State Parks’ 100th Anniversary. A special opportunity is slated for North Texas with the late-2023 opening of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. He shared many ideas on engaging with nature, in and out of state parks, this year. Most afford iNaturalist opportunities, including… Read More →

February 1, 2023 Chapter Meeting

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February 1, 2023 Chapter Meeting: Spiders on the Prairie – ONLINE ONLY Register for ZOOM meeting On Wednesday, February 1st, Meghan Cassidy will provide a foundation of basic info about spiders and other arachnids, including harvestmen, scorpions, ticks, and a few others – most of whom are misunderstood, and almost all often feared. The presentation will include basic taxonomy, ecology, natural history, and common families. Meghan will discuss specific spider species found in Texas that you may come across while out exploring local parks, or in your own… Read More →