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Application Window for 2024 Class Now Open

Interested in becoming a Texas Master Naturalist? The application window for 2024 NTMN class is now open! Applications are being accepted between September 15 and October 31, 2023. APPLY NOW (note this is a live form, so if you want to review the application before you begin, you may want to view the sample application here: sample app.)  Application Q&A – this informal virtual gathering will occur for an hour on each date. Potential applicants can join at any point in the hour to chat with chapter members… Read More →

Landowners Conference, July 16, 9am

This is a not to be missed opportunity to learn about managing your land, or suburban yard, or small garden, for wildlife.  Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration, coffee, and light breakfast 9:00 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers 9:10 – 10:10 am: 1-d-1 Wildlife Tax Valuation for Landowners 10:10 – 11:10 am: Managing Your Land for Birds 11:10 – Noon: Importance of Prairies Noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch (provided on site) 1:00 – 2:00 pm: Biology of… Read More →

Affirming Abundance: Mexican American Culture, Abolition, and #LandBack – June Chapter Meeting

June Chapter Meeting – ZOOM ONLY! Register For Zoom Meeting Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, June 1st! Affirming Abundance: Mexican American Culture, Abolition, and #LandBack In this lecture, Ybarra will reflect on the idea of wilderness and environmentalism for Mexican Americans. Ybarra’s new practice of birdwatching precipitates a question. Whereas in her scholarship and teaching she argues that Mexican Americans do not identify with conventional environmentalism or the idea of wilderness, how can she understand her new practice of paying attention to birds? In other words, what… 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 →