Author Archives: Amy Martin

Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison (1 hr AT)

NTMN monthly meeting for September Wednesday, September 2, 2020 — 7 to 8:30 PM Zoom registration link Glitch is forcing an answer in the final field even after selecting your chapter. Just enter n/a. Christopher Roos, Professor of Anthropology at SMU, will present Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison, a look at the methods indigenous people used to manage prairies and bison herds. He will discuss the role of fire in the evolution of global grasslands and methods that Indigenous hunters use controlled wildfires in grasslands to improve their… Read More →

Tribute to David Rogers, award-winning NTMN photographer

from: Stalin SM, NTMN photo committee I just wanted to share a few memories of David Rogers and highlight some of his contributions to our chapter. A lot of the new members in our committee might not know David. A succinct intro about David in Bruce’s words: “We discovered that David Rogers was a member of our chapter when they announced him as the grand prize winner of the photography contest at the TMN annual meeting. We didn’t know who he was but found out he had transferred… Read More →

How to Be a Guide with Adrienne Paquette — online Aug 5 Wed

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 LOCATION: Online with Zoom Announcements begin at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm. If not familiar with Zoom, arrive 6:45 pm to set your audio levels and learn the system. Please load in a profile photo. Zoom tips at the bottom of this post. How to Be a Guide Adrienne Paquette, L.A.N.D.S. Educator for Texas Wildlife Association. Learn how to become better leaders and educators for guided hikes and other educational outreach events from Adrienne Paquette, L.A.N.D.S. Educator for Texas Wildlife Association. Participants… Read More →

May awardees – North Texas Master Naturalists Photo Challenge

Phenomenal photos! These NTMN members made the most of the quarantine in May — congratulations! The Naturalist-in-Training Jamie Maraman – Reflections and Tadpoles Name : Jamie Maraman Title : Reflections and Tadpoles Description : We love watching all of the small aquatic life scurrying across the water and swimming in the small marsh area near our home! Serena, 3 years old, is fascinated by the tadpoles and likes to move her hands into the water super slow, to not disturb them Location : Garland, TX The Outdoor Adventurer… Read More →