Author Archives: Samantha Knight

May Chapter Meeting: Diversity & Inclusion with David Buggs

Wednesday, May 5th at 7 pm David Buggs, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Texas Parks & Wildlife Register to Attend Wildlife conservation has been and is key to the enrichment of the people, environment and economy. Texas Master Naturalist volunteers have done a great job providing education, outreach, and natural resource management services to communities across the state. The population of our states has drastically increased and become more diverse over the last 30 years. Along with environmental changes, shifts in our recreational, commercial and consumptive habits have… Read More →

Documents For March Chapter Meeting

Bee Poster Native Bee Books Bee Plants Bumble Bee Chart Online Bee Resources

March Chapter Meeting – Native Bees in Your Landscape

Native Bees in Your Landscape–Nature’s Little Preppers Wednesday, March 3 at 7 pm Carol Clark, Texas Master Naturalist Click Here to Register Less well known than European Honeybees, Texas’ native bees are nevertheless vital components of a healthy environment, and can provide a new dimension of enjoyment in your home garden. This program will cover basic information on the current challenges all bee species are facing, and the tricks they use to survive natural challenges in Texas’ extremes. Learn why they are important to all of us, facts about gentle solitary native bees and their… Read More →

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 for Registration 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 →