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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 →

Diversity and Inclusion at North Texas Master Naturalist

As North Texas Master Naturalists, we pledge to “subscribe to the highest standards of integrity and conduct.”  Given the current unsettling events in our country, it is time to be forthcoming and unwavering in our commitment to this pledge within our community. Nature teaches us that biodiversity ensures the stability, productivity, and progression of an ecosystem and what affects one element in nature will in turn affect the entire ecosystem. At present, we have a diverse community, but we do not presently have a diverse organization. We recognize… Read More →