Author Archives: Samantha Knight

February Chapter Meeting – Survivor Plants in Urban Areas

Survivor Plants in Urban Areas, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Wednesday, February 3 at 7 pm Ricky Linex, Retired Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Conservation Service Zoom Link Coming Soon This presentation will look at plants that have survived, thrived and adapted to now living in a North Texas urbanized area.  Much of the metroplex was  grazed by early settlers prior to being converted to farmland beginning in the late 1800’s.  As the population grew the farms and ranches were mostly pushed out and replaced with asphalt… Read More →

Meeting Speakers for 2021

NTMN meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings are open to the public. There is no charge to attend. Summer social and award dinner are for NTMN members and their guests only. NTMN members earn 1 hour AT for attendance at meetings with speakers; report time to NTX: Chapter Meeting. Social time starts at 6:30 pm. Meeting and announcements begin at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm. Wednesday, 1/6/2021 Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dynamics of Urban Ecosystems… Read More →

January Chapter Meeting – Dynamics of Urban Ecosystems

Dynamics of Urban Ecosystems Wednesday, January 6 — 7 pm Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Texas Parks & Wildlife Click Here to Register For Meeting It’s not easy to be a wild animal living in the city. Human development creates many challenges for wildlife and they must find a way to adapt in order to persist. In spite of this, our communities are filled with amazing species and breathtaking natural areas that are worthy of celebration and protection. This presentation will discuss the unique dynamics of urban ecosystems,… Read More →