Author Archives: Bruce Stewart

The Long and Short of the Trinity River in North Texas

February Presentation at NTMN Chapter Meeting At the February 3, 2016, NTMN chapter meeting SMU’s esteemed professors Louis Jacobs and Bonnie Jacobs will present “The Long and Short of the Trinity River in North Texas”. Tom Green is a graduate student of Dr. Bonnie Jacobs and he will present his research on vegetation change over the past 10,000 years in North Central Texas along the Trinity River. The Long and Short of the Trinity River in North Texas The Trinity River in North Texas provides citizens and wildlife… Read More →

Becky Rader To Speak About the Prairie Restoration at White Rock Lake

Becky Rader will talk to the North Texas Master Naturalist at the January chapter meeting about the history of the prairie restoration at White Rock Lake. Jim Folger has proposed a new NTMN project that was approved to continue work done years ago by the chapter on the White Rock prairie. In addition to the new project, the prairie will also be the site of Native Plants and Prairies Day to be held at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake April 30, 2016 from 10 -3. Becky’s… Read More →

Open House for Master Naturalist 2016 Class

2017 New Class We are accepting applications on October 1st for the 2017 class of volunteers.  If you are interested, please attend our Open House informational meeting on Thursday, October 13, 2016.  We will have a program, showcase North Texas Master Naturalist projects and activities, and answer any questions you may have.  It is not necessary to RSVP. For details on the application process click on this link to How to Join and Class Schedule Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Place: AgriLife Extension Office Dallas… Read More →

Teaming with Wildlife and iNaturalist Presented at November Meeting

Teaming with Wildlife: Creating a Unified Voice in Support of Wildlife Conservation in Texas. Rob Denkhaus, the Natural Resource Manager at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, will discuss the Teaming with Wildlife program launched by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Teaming With Wildlife: True To Texas (TWW: True To Texas) is a coalition of businesses and organizations that recognize the value of healthy wildlife populations and realize that our natural heritage is in jeopardy. Texas has historically enjoyed abundant wildlife populations and is known for its endemic… Read More →