Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

Urban Wildlife Conference – Aug. 15, 8:30a – 3p

Urban Wildlife Conference Importance and Management of Wildlife in Public Parks Join us at the Richardson Civic Center for educational presentations on turtles, coyotes, bobcats, snakes, rats, and land management with Citizen Science. When: Thursday, August 15, 2019: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT Where: Richardson Civic Center 411 W Arapaho Rd Suite 102, Richardson, TX 75080 Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration and light breakfast 9 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers 9:10 – 10:10 am: Turtles in the parks: Paul Crump, Texas Parks and… Read More →

Dragonflyer #77 June 2019

THE DRAGONFLYER A Message from our President Bruce Stewart, NTMN President, shares the latest on the 2019 Annual Meeting being held in Rockwall October 18-20 and how you can help. Read news on all sorts of upcoming opportunities to get involved. Read Bruce’s article for more! SAVE THE DATE! Summer Social is July 10th 6:00-8:30 pm at Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park. Enjoy this picnic with games, food, socializing, and a display of the projects done by the 2019 class. The TDG gift shop and butterfly house will be open until 6:45 p.m. School’s Out for… Read More →

Birdwatching Guide for the Whole Family

Birdwatching Guide for the Whole Family Check this out for lots of great information. Treemusketeers

June 5 Monthly Meeting: How Do Painted Buntings Express Aggression Vocally?

The meeting will be held at Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125.  See below for more information on the location and time. How Do Painted Buntings Express Aggression Vocally? The Painted Bunting is a very unusual bird.  It is the smallest species that retains female-like plumage into the second year, when males are old enough to breed.  Since small birds typically only live a few years, why can Painted Buntings keep female-like plumage, which seems to be less likely to attract a mate than the mature male… Read More →