Author Archives: Amy Martin
City Nature Challenge 2022 — April 29 to May 2! Mark the calendars! Tell your friends! Engage with nature!
Short message: The City Nature Challenge is happening again this year on April 29 – May 2! This event is all about getting the public engaged with nature. If you’re able, go outside and make some iNaturalist observations, try to host an event, lead some training, or promote the city nature challenge through your platforms. Longer message: City Nature Challenge 2022 is April 29 – May 2! All iNaturalist observations made within Dallas/Fort Worth (the ten counties that make up the DFW metroplex: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson,… Read More →
Wednesday, April 6 Marine fossils of North Texas and North Sulphur River with Mick Tune Mick Tune, fossil enthusiast and frequent speaker for the Dallas Paleontology Society, will share his knowledge of the Cretaceous period marine megafossils such as mosasaurs and plesiosaurs from when North Texas was immersed in the Cretaceous Sea, also known as the Western Interior Seaway, This narrow, shallow sea that spanned from what is now the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean created the limestone, also called Austin chalk, that forms the bedrock… Read More →
Wednesday, March 2: TEAMgo Ecological Mapping Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Landscape Ecology Program has developed a mobile version of TEAM (Texas Ecosystem Analytical Mapper) called TEAMgo to allow Texas citizens to utilize and contribute to the Ecological Mapping Systems of Texas (EMS) data on handheld devices. The TEAMgo application is a free, easy to use, interactive mapping tool accessible on a mobile phone that assists users in understanding Texas habitats and integrates vegetation data with land management and resource planning of all types. So be sure to… Read More →
Schedule: 6:30 Camera Roll and Socializing 7:00 Introduction and Announcements 7:20 Featured Presentation 8:45 Adjournment Join us at Dallas College Brookhaven Campus, Building H, Room 125. Campus map. See Covid protocol, below. Or participate via Zoom—register link. (If you are attending in person, you don’t need to register for Zoom.)