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Saturday, February 9 Public Events

Winter Trees and Signs of Spring Saturday, February 9, 2019  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM A strange irony – winter is a great time to learn tree ID, when the leaves are off and you can see the true structure and identifying characteristics of trees. It’s also a great time to get ready for spring, since the winter rosettes of many wildflowers are already up. Join us Saturday, February 9, for a 1.5 hour walk to practice tree ID and anticipate the soon-to-come wildflower season. A template for… Read More →

Feb. 6, Monthly General Meeting – Stream Team: Where the Data Flows.

The meeting will be held At Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125 which will have plenty of available seating!   See below for more information on the location and time.  There are now dozens of active Certified Water Quality Monitors in Dallas and Collin Counties under the NTMN Aquatic Alliance Group. And they are monitoring dozens of sites on streams, lakes and springs around Dallas. Richard will present on the status of urban streams and springs in Dallas watersheds and the activities of Aquatic Alliance. Other water monitors… Read More →

Rescheduled – January 9, 2019 Meeting – Tree Advocacy 101: Tree Huggers vs.Tree Muggers

The January meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  The meeting will be held At Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125. See below for more information on the location and time.  It took years of lobbying and negotiating to update the Dallas tree and landscape ordinance. Steve Houser was there from day one in 2005 all the way up until the renegotiated ordinance was passed in 2018. The revisions include incentives for tree preservation and sustainable practices, as well as penalties for non-compliance. Steve is… Read More →

NTMN Member Spotlight

By Jennifer Weisensel Meet Your Next Dragonflyer Newsletter Editor: Dorothy Buechel Quick Facts: Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee NTMN Class: 2018 Fun Fact about yourself: I took the TMN training class with my father, Ted Bauman. He always finished the homework before I did. Jennifer: How did you hear about the TMN program/NTMN chapter? Dorothy: I first encountered NTMN at Native Plants and Prairie Day at White Rock Lake several years ago. Jennifer: What made you want to become an NTMN member? Dorothy: I love to be outside and was… Read More →