Category Archives: Announcements

Sept 4 meeting – A Botanical Waltz Across Texas: Biological Crossroads and Floral Wonders

A Botanical Waltz Across Texas: Biological Crossroads and Floral Wonders Presented by Barney L. Lipscomb, Dorothea L. Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany for Botanic Research Institute of Texas, A Botanical Waltz Across Texas by the ever-entertaining Barney L. Lipscomb will give a broad overview of the 10 vegetational areas of Texas and highlight some of the unique and fascinating ecological systems, plus give a closer look at some of the more rare plants in the Lone Star State. As always, all of our meetings are free and open… Read More →

August 7 Monthly Meeting: Progression of the Wildlife Industry, from Survival to Sport and Profit

The meeting will be held at Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125.  See below for more information on the location and time. Our August NTMN Program discusses the early use of wildlife as a food source. After the Great Depression and WWII, sport hunting became popular and through the decades it has evolved into a commercial business.  Also, we will have a discussion on hunting leases and how Texas became “leased up” over a 40 year period.  Alternatives to hunting leases to bring in income for landowners… Read More →

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 →

May 1 – Monthly General Meeting – Rare Orchids of Texas

The meeting will be held at Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125.  See below for more information on the location and time.   In 2004 a small group of North Texas Master Naturalists began a field study with Dr. Marcy Brown Marsden of the University of Dallas on native non-photosynthetic, mycoheterotrophic orchids. Each summer from mid-May through late July a team of North Texas Master Naturalists explore along several trails in Cedar Ridge Preserve looking for the flower spikes of Hexalectris orchids. The data base of information… Read More →