Category Archives: Dragonflyer Newsletters

The Dragonflyer Newsletter – June 2021, Volume 85

Photo by Bob Mione, Monarch butterfly on American Basketflower at Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve. A Message from our President In this quarter’s article, Scott writes of the importance the work our Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team is doing and how this work parallels the Be The Change program at the state level. He’s looking forward to seeing everyone in person at the Summer Social on July 7th and online at the Together We Dine event on June 10th. Read more here. Project Spotlight: DFW Wildlife Coalition The DFW… Read More →

Dragonflyer Newsletter – February 2021, Volume 84

Photo by Daniel Koglin, A Snowy Day at Goat Island Preserve A Message from our President Scott Hudson is pondering what it means to be a NTMN during this particular time in history. In this quarter’s article, he writes about how fortunate we are to live in a part of the country with such natural diversity and ecological significance. We’ve all heard plenty of comparisons between features – forests, prairies, streams, ecological communities – we find here and what’s found in other parts of the country. Read about… Read More →

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 →