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The Triumph of Turtles in Urban DFW – Nov 3 Wed – NTMN meeting Online or In Person!

Join us via Zoom or at Dallas College Brookhaven Campus, Building H, Room 125, on Wednesday, November 3! Gather at 6:30 pm, Meeting at 7:00 pm. See Covid details, below. The Triumph of Turtles in Urban DFW Carl Franklin, Texas Turtles Turtles have roamed the earth and occupied its waters for some 230 million years. Theirs is truly an example of evolutionary success! The southeastern United States is recognized as a global hotspot for turtle diversity and with 31 species. Texas is home to nearly half the turtle… Read More →

NTMN 2021 Summer Social: Reunited!

NTMN 2021 Summer Social: Reunited! Wednesday, July 7 from 5 to 8 pm doors open at 4 pm Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210 No charge and guests are welcome! Catch up and socialize, meet new members, and enjoy food and fellowship. We’ll have a few icebreakers and door prizes to get things kicked off. Spend time enjoying each other’s company, catching up with old friends, and meeting other members! This year’s event will be held outside at Texas… Read More →

Chasing with Chelsea: Surviving Severe Weather in North Texas

Wednesday, April 7 at 7 pm Chelsea Burnett, Texas Storm Chasers Zoom link Texas Storm Chasers covers four basic weather elements that are faced in North Texas: lightning, tornadoes, hail and flooding. The interactive presentation highlights statistics and facts surrounding these elements, focuses on the safety precautions before, during and after severe weather events, and provides tips on how to become involved in the weather knowledge efforts to create a safer, more educated community. The content is illustrated through simple graphics and photos, plus fun video clips of… Read More →

In Memoriam: Marie-Theres Herz, NTMN Class of 2010 – by Cindy Kearney and Alan R. Lusk

In Memoriam: Marie-Theres Herz, NTMN Class of 2010 – by Cindy Kearney and Alan R. Lusk The following obituary appeared in the Newsletter of the Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society. We have shared it with their permission. Marie-Theres Herz at the 2019 NPSOT Fall Symposium in League City, TX with her herbarium voucher display. (Photo by Alan Lusk) We are saddened to announce we’ve lost another valuable Dallas member. On Saturday, January 2nd, Marie-Theres Herz passed peacefully in her sleep. With great poise and personal strength, she notified our… Read More →