Category Archives: Announcements

Native Plants and Prairies Day – May 6, 2023

Presented by the North Texas Master Naturalists, Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter, and the Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Prairie Chapter …………………………………………………… Join us Saturday, May 6th, from 10am – 3pm at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake for a fun, free event for families to celebrate our Blackland prairies here in North Texas. Throughout the day, we will have a range of speakers, exhibits, prairie tours, native plant sales, and activities for kids. Highlights include learning about the prairie flowers and… Read More →

February 1, 2023 Chapter Meeting

February 1, 2023 Chapter Meeting: Spiders on the Prairie – ONLINE ONLY Register for ZOOM meeting On Wednesday, February 1st, Meghan Cassidy will provide a foundation of basic info about spiders and other arachnids, including harvestmen, scorpions, ticks, and a few others – most of whom are misunderstood, and almost all often feared. The presentation will include basic taxonomy, ecology, natural history, and common families. Meghan will discuss specific spider species found in Texas that you may come across while out exploring local parks, or in your own… Read More →

Insect Appreciation Workshop

December 3rd, 2022 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sign up to attend virtually or in person today! It’s sure to be an informative and fun filled day! Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration, coffee, and light breakfast 9:00 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers – Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife 9:10 – 10:00 am: The Joy of Moths – Kimberly Sassan 10:10 – 11:00 am: The Joy of Beetles – Mike Quinn 11:10 – Noon: The Joy of Bees – Ryan… Read More →

Class of 2023 Applications Being Accepted through Oct 31, 2022

Sign ups are now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2023. Want to be a Master Naturalist? The next class will start on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 and run through Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Read more about the program and the training at our How to Join page.  When you are ready to APPLY ONLINE, please click here. The process could take 30 minutes so be sure to view the PDF version first. Applications are being accepted 9/15-10/31/2022. Preference will be given to applicants who express… Read More →