Category Archives: Dragonflyer Newsletters

Dragonflyer – December 2020, Volume 83

A Message from our President What a year it has been! We have so many things to celebrate including the resilience of the 2020 class, our new board members, an improved focus on diversity and inclusion, and over 19,000 volunteer hours already recorded! Being a Master Naturalist matters! Read Scott Hudson’s detailed 2020 recap here. IMPORTANT: Read the latest on the TMN Covid restrictions here.  The new directives prohibit face-to-face activities, service, meetings, and events until further notice and applies to both indoor and outdoor activities. December Chapter Meeting… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, August 2020, Volume 82

A Message from our President Fall is just around the corner! We can all look forward to bird migrations, cooler weather, and the Texas Master Naturalist 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Though volunteer opportunities may have been scaled back this year, there are lots of ways to get hours both at home and in person at our partners’ work days. Read Scott’s summer update here. September Chapter Meeting this Wednesday! On Wednesday, September 2nd from 7-8:30, Christopher Roos, Professor of Anthropology at SMU, will present Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison,… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, June 2020, Vol. 81

A Message from our President In a normal year this issue of the Dragonflyer would address our busiest season, with naturalist events at peak activity.  While this certainly isn’t a normal year and we are far from peak activity, I am so grateful for and proud of the strong work NTMN members are putting in to keep our chapter mission going. Read Scott’s spring update here. Miss the Last Chapter Meeting? Find out what you missed and see the June announcements here. Note: you must be logged into… Read More →

Dragonflyer #80 March 2020

THE DRAGONFLYER March 2020, Volume 80 A Message from our President Scott Hudson, our new NTMN President, brings us up to date on this year’s main goals coming out of the 2020 Planning meeting. The four identified priorities are: Improving Outreach Efforts Enhancing Member Engagement Increasing Chapter Diversity Improving Budgeting and Financial Processes Read more about these efforts here. Welcome 2020 Trainees! On February 4th, we welcomed our newest Trainees. Read about their breadth of experience and diversity here. Lots to be excited about! We’re glad you’re here. Photo: Alan… Read More →