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Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison (1 hr AT)

NTMN monthly meeting for September Wednesday, September 2, 2020 — 7 to 8:30 PM Zoom link available a week prior . Christopher Roos, Professor of Anthropology at SMU, will present Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bison, a look at the methods indigenous people used to manage prairies and bison herds. He will discuss the role of fire in the evolution of global grasslands and methods that Indigenous hunters use controlled wildfires in grasslands to improve their hunting. These strategies improve biodiversity in the process and may mediate fire-climate relationships… Read More →

How to Be a Guide with Adrienne Paquette — online Aug 5 Wed

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 LOCATION: Online with Zoom Announcements begin at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm. If not familiar with Zoom, arrive 6:45 pm to set your audio levels and learn the system. Please load in a profile photo. Zoom tips at the bottom of this post. How to Be a Guide Adrienne Paquette, L.A.N.D.S. Educator for Texas Wildlife Association. Learn how to become better leaders and educators for guided hikes and other educational outreach events from Adrienne Paquette, L.A.N.D.S. Educator for Texas Wildlife Association. Participants… Read More →

Updated Service Guidelines

Updated North Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer Service Guidance Effective July 2, 2020 As announced at the July 1 Chapter Meeting, we have updated our guidance for members. In addition, Governor Abbott also issued an Executive Order today ordering that all Texans wear face masks when in public in our county. Please see a link to his order at the bottom of this message. Our focus continues to be on our volunteers’ and the public’s health and safety. Each Master Naturalist will decide when to comfortably return to service…. Read More →

May awardees – North Texas Master Naturalists Photo Challenge

Phenomenal photos! These NTMN members made the most of the quarantine in May — congratulations! The Naturalist-in-Training Jamie Maraman – Reflections and Tadpoles Name : Jamie Maraman Title : Reflections and Tadpoles Description : We love watching all of the small aquatic life scurrying across the water and swimming in the small marsh area near our home! Serena, 3 years old, is fascinated by the tadpoles and likes to move her hands into the water super slow, to not disturb them Location : Garland, TX The Outdoor Adventurer… Read More →