Category Archives: Announcements

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 →

City Nature Challenge 2022 — April 29 to May 2! Mark the calendars! Tell your friends! Engage with nature!

Short message:  The City Nature Challenge is happening again this year on April 29 – May 2!  This event is all about getting the public engaged with nature.  If you’re able, go outside and make some iNaturalist observations, try to host an event, lead some training, or promote the city nature challenge through your platforms.  Longer message:  City Nature Challenge 2022 is April 29 – May 2!  All iNaturalist observations made within Dallas/Fort Worth (the ten counties that make up the DFW metroplex: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson,… Read More →

November meeting: Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer

Wednesday, Nov. 6 Social time starts at 6:30 pm. Meeting at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm.   Brookhaven College Miles Building, room H-135 campus map: https://www.brookhavencollege.edu/maps/pages/campus-map.aspx  3939 Valley View Ln, Farmer’s Branch, TX 75244 Emerald ash borer (EAB) decimated many thousands of ash trees, killing virtually all species of ash trees in the genus Fraxinus. Five major species of ash trees in the U.S. are on the brink of extinction due to EAB. First discovered in Michigan in 2002, it has since made its way across much… Read More →