Author Archives: Dorothy Buechel

October 4, 2023 Chapter Meeting

Join us for our October meeting featuring author Amy Martin, a member of our chapter, as she shares the fun yet nerdy naturalist material from her new book Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth. Read More →

Application Window for 2024 Class Now Open

Interested in becoming a Texas Master Naturalist? The application window for 2024 NTMN class is now open! Applications are being accepted between September 15 and October 31, 2023. APPLY NOW (note this is a live form, so if you want to review the application before you begin, you may want to view the sample application here: sample app.)  Application Q&A – this informal virtual gathering will occur for an hour on each date. Potential applicants can join at any point in the hour to chat with chapter members… Read More →

September 6, 2023 Chapter Meeting

Weather 101

Jamie Gudmestad, National Weather Service meteorologist, will cover an often-discussed topic, the weather. Jamie will tell us how the National Weather Service has evolved and how the NWS works with local partners to educate and alert the public about adverse weather conditions. Read More →

August 2, 2023 Chapter Meeting

Beyond our Backyards: An Introduction to Wilderness Navigation

In this overview, Arthur Kuehne will share tips and techniques that will enable you to feel confident when you travel beyond your backyard to study and enjoy nature. While he won’t go into great detail on the technical aspects of map, compass, gps, etc., he will share practical advice from his many years of backpacking. Join us and learn about the key tools and techniques of wilderness navigation, and the most common navigation mistakes hikers make and how to avoid them.  Read More →