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City Nature Challenge – Apr. 24-27

City Nature Challenge Update  The City Nature Challenge is still going on, and DFW is still participating. All observations will have to be made solo though – no gatherings or bioblitzes will be happening in the DFW metroplex. So, if you feel comfortable doing so, I encourage you to engage with nature during April 24-27 and make some iNaturalist observations close to home, in your backyard, in your home, or in a nearby park. I’m planning on going to a few parks, and I will go to places… Read More →

An Urgent Update to the NTMN Community about Coronavirus – March 20, 2020

An Urgent Update to the NTMN Community about Coronavirus – March 20, 2020 “Rapidly evolving” hardly captures the changes we’ve experienced over the last week. Phrases like community spread and social distancing, new to my vocabulary, are now heavily on our minds. As of yesterday, Dallas County reported 55 covid-19 cases and, sadly, our first fatality. At the same time, significant progress is being made on the testing front and some of the first cases have already gone home healthy. We all have a major role in what… Read More →

CANCELED —Lichens 101 with Manuela Dal Forno

CANCELED — APRIL NTMN MEETING — CANCELED In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, Brookhaven College is canceling the use of meeting space for groups. We regret that we are not able to hold our April NTMN meeting due to this understandable and sensible restriction. We will reschedule our speaker on lichens, Dr. Manuela Dal Forno, on a later date. Please review the links below and do a little self-study on the topic. Stay safe, everyone! ALSO NOTE — NTMN-sponsored volunteer and training activities have been… Read More →

Owls of North Texas & the Use of Rodenticides 

Owls of North Texas & the Use of Rodenticides Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Social time starts at 6:30 pm. Meeting at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm. LOCATION: Texas A&M AgriLife Dallas County Extension Satellite Office 715 Rowlett Road Garland TX 75040 — Go through the double chainlink gate on the right side of the building and park in the back.  You are invited to come early and peruse the Master Gardener gardens on both sides of the building.  Learn about the owls of North Texas,… Read More →