Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

Jim’s This & That: March 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT: March 2019 The nature of a community is harmony, and harmony can be realized by following the Six Concords: sharing one space, sharing the essentials of daily life, observing the same precepts, speaking only words of solidarity, sharing insights and understanding, and respecting each other’s perspectives.   Buddha *** Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendar… and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** 1. Links to Community… Read More →

Dragonflyer #76 February 2019

THE DRAGONFLYER A Message from our President Bruce Stewart, NTMN President, provides a 2018 wrap up and tells us what’s ahead for 2019 including huge events like the Annual Meeting and the Urban Wildlife Conference. Read Bruce’s article for more! Welcome 2019 Spring Class Members! On February 5, 2019 we welcomed 50 new trainees into our program. These trainees bring their own knowledge, skills and talents and will receive 13 weeks of classroom training and go on three field trips. If you are in the class, welcome! And if… Read More →

Get Outside this Weekend!

26th Annual Trout Lily Walk at Spring Creek Forest When: Saturday, February 23, 2019     10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Spring Creek Forest Preserve, 1770 Holford Road, Garland, TX 75040, the circular parking lot on the east side of Holford Visit Spring Creek Forest Preserve and go through several stations, staffed by Master Naturalists and other volunteers, to learn about trout lilies and other unique aspects of the forest and prairie ecosystems in the park.  Come on Saturday, February 23, any time between 10:00 a.m. and noon. When… Read More →

Jim’s This & That Feb. 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT: February 2019 The universe is composed of subjects to be communed with, not primarily of objects to be used.                                                 Thomas Berry Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendars … and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** 1. Links to Community Calendars: https://public.ntmn.org/calendar (A calendar of events across the Metroplex, compiled by the North Texas Master Naturalists)  https://www.greensourcedfw.org/calendar (The GreenSource DFW Environmental News & Community Resource)… Read More →