Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

UPDATED! North Texas Master Naturalist COVID Safety and Response Guidelines

North Texas Master Naturalist COVID Safety and Response Guidelines April 7, 2021 Until further notice, the North Texas Master Naturalist Program will operate under the following guidelines for NTMN community and youth education, training, outreach and service projects. The board will continue to monitor conditions and update the guidelines as needed. By participating in any in-person activity with NTMN, you agree to abide by these COVID Safety and Response Guidelines. Volunteers are encouraged to evaluate their own comfort, risk, health, and safety when considering meetings and volunteer service… Read More →

In Memoriam: Marie-Theres Herz, NTMN Class of 2010 – by Cindy Kearney and Alan R. Lusk

In Memoriam: Marie-Theres Herz, NTMN Class of 2010 – by Cindy Kearney and Alan R. Lusk The following obituary appeared in the Newsletter of the Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society. We have shared it with their permission. Marie-Theres Herz at the 2019 NPSOT Fall Symposium in League City, TX with her herbarium voucher display. (Photo by Alan Lusk) We are saddened to announce we’ve lost another valuable Dallas member. On Saturday, January 2nd, Marie-Theres Herz passed peacefully in her sleep. With great poise and personal strength, she notified our… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, August 2020, Volume 82

A Message from our President Fall is just around the corner! We can all look forward to bird migrations, cooler weather, and the Texas Master Naturalist 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Though volunteer opportunities may have been scaled back this year, there are lots of ways to get hours both at home and in person at our partners’ work days. Read Scott’s summer update here. September Chapter Meeting this Wednesday! On Wednesday, September 2nd from 7-8:30, Christopher Roos, Professor of Anthropology at SMU, will present Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison,… Read More →

Updated Service Guidelines

Updated North Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer Service Guidance Effective July 2, 2020 As announced at the July 1 Chapter Meeting, we have updated our guidance for members. In addition, Governor Abbott also issued an Executive Order today ordering that all Texans wear face masks when in public in our county. Please see a link to his order at the bottom of this message. Our focus continues to be on our volunteers’ and the public’s health and safety. Each Master Naturalist will decide when to comfortably return to service…. Read More →