Author Archives: Dorothy Buechel

Backyard Birding & Audubon’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count

December 7, 2022 Chapter Meeting Backyard Birding & Audubon’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count Register for ZOOM meeting On Wednesday, December 7th, our speakers Marcus Cole and David Hurt will talk about birds and birding! Audubon’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count: Leading off the meeting, Marcus Cole, of the Trinity River Audubon Center, will give a short talk on the bird count and how to become involved. Audubon’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count will be held from Dec 14, 2022, to January 5, 2023! https://www.audubon.org/conservation/join-christmas-bird-count Backyard Birding: After Marcus Cole’s presentation, David… Read More →

Insect Appreciation Workshop

December 3rd, 2022 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sign up to attend virtually or in person today! It’s sure to be an informative and fun filled day! Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration, coffee, and light breakfast 9:00 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers – Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife 9:10 – 10:00 am: The Joy of Moths – Kimberly Sassan 10:10 – 11:00 am: The Joy of Beetles – Mike Quinn 11:10 – Noon: The Joy of Bees – Ryan… Read More →

Nature at Night

November 2, 2022 Chapter Meeting Nature at Night Register for ZOOM meeting On Wednesday, November 2nd, our speakers Sam Kieschnick, Rachel Richter, Michael Smith, and Jake Poinsett will explore how nocturnal wildlife species are adapted to nocturnal living and what the impact of light (or noise) pollution has on them. These initial inquiries will spark an extended discussion and Q&A session. Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zUM2naAzRj6MuK1iwJA3Pw 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… Read More →

Class of 2023 Applications Being Accepted through Oct 31, 2022

Sign ups are now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2023. Want to be a Master Naturalist? The next class will start on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 and run through Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Read more about the program and the training at our How to Join page.  When you are ready to APPLY ONLINE, please click here. The process could take 30 minutes so be sure to view the PDF version first. Applications are being accepted 9/15-10/31/2022. Preference will be given to applicants who express… Read More →