Author Archives: Dorothy Buechel

Transform Your Yard with Native Plants with Lor Stierlen – Wednesday May 4 Chapter Meeting

How to Transform Your Yard from Invasive Dreariness into an Oasis of Hope At the meeting on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, you will learn how our speaker, Lorelei (Lor) Stierlen, went about replacing a yard full of Bermuda grass with a native pocket prairie. She will be sharing methods, alternatives, hints, tips, lessons learned, and resources.  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…. Read More →

February 2022 Chapter Meeting — online only

Join us Wednesday, 2/2/22 7:00 pm for Insights into the Texas Master Naturalist Program, along with New Member Recognition & Chapter Awards Approximate Schedule: 6:30 Camera Roll (audio check on Zoom) 7:00 Introduction and Announcements 7:20 Featured Presentation 8:30 Adjournment Chapter advisor Sam Kieschnick will update us on initiatives and tell us about some exciting volunteer service opportunities. We will celebrate and recognize all our newly certified Class of 2021 Master Naturalists, along with the members who achieved volunteer service milestones in 2021. Our president Scott Hudson will… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, November, 2021, Volume 87

photo by Stalin SM  Ned & Genie Fritz Buckeye Trail A Message from our President In this quarter’s message, Scott reflects on the changing seasons, the Annual Meeting, and a new project. Six hundred plus people attended the Annual Meeting in October, including 95 from our chapter. Did you miss the Friday night keynote address by our own Amy Martin entitled The Wonders of North Texas Nature? You can watch it here (password is keynote). Next year’s Annual Meeting will be held in Houston October 20-23, 2022. Fall Bioblitz Results Great work Citizen… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, August 2021, Volume 86

Photo by Carol Garrison, John Bunker Sands Wetland Center A Message from our President In this quarter’s article, Scott reflects on resilience and the cumulative impact in seeing so many examples of adapting and thriving in the face of change. Read more about how nature marches on, and how our chapter members continue to persevere and make progress on our projects in the midst of a pandemic here. Class of 2022 Application Period Begins September 15th! Do you know someone who would make an awesome addition to the NTMN… Read More →