Category Archives: Next Speaker

At each monthly chapter meeting, a talented speaker discusses a fascinating project.

Rewilding Dallas: Why and How with Kevin Sloan

Our speaker for the February meeting of North Texas Master Naturalists is noted landscape architect Kevin Sloan. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Social time starts at 6:30 pm. Meeting at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm. Brookhaven College Miles Building, room H-135 campus map 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmer’s Branch, TX 75244 Rewilding proponent Kevin Sloan has a vision: rewild the Trinity River basin between the levees near downtown, part of a greater movement he calls DFW Branch Waters Network. He’s soon to guide the Friends of Northaven… Read More →

New Year’s Day meeting of NTMN

Start the New Year off on the right foot! General meeting + A variety of hikes  January 1 Wednesday Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center 1206 FM1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104  MAP https://dogwood.audubon.org/ Meeting and program — 12 to 2 pm — Trout Lily Room <><> 12 to 12:30 pm — social <><> 12:30 to 1 pm — meeting <><> 1 to 2 pm — speaker Speaker: Mick Tune, author of Wildering: Anyone’s Guide to Enjoying the American Wilderness  ~ Hiking preparations: Before you go ~ Weather wise and health… Read More →

November meeting: Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer

Wednesday, Nov. 6 Social time starts at 6:30 pm. Meeting at 7 pm. Speaker begins at approximately 7:30 pm.   Brookhaven College Miles Building, room H-135 campus map: https://www.brookhavencollege.edu/maps/pages/campus-map.aspx  3939 Valley View Ln, Farmer’s Branch, TX 75244 Emerald ash borer (EAB) decimated many thousands of ash trees, killing virtually all species of ash trees in the genus Fraxinus. Five major species of ash trees in the U.S. are on the brink of extinction due to EAB. First discovered in Michigan in 2002, it has since made its way across much… Read More →

Oct. 2 meeting — Nature Journaling with Meghan Peoples

Capture your experience with nature through the pages of your own field journal. The process of translating, naming, and depicting our observations connects us to the world on a deeper level. Join horticulturist Meghan Peoples in this interactive course as she guides you in the basics of nature journaling. Bring life to your observations with color, art, design, and more. Discover a whole new perspective on the natural world around you Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:30 Meet and Eat 7:00 Introduction and Announcements 7:20 Featured Presentation 8:45 Adjournment… Read More →