Category Archives: Next Speaker

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

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 →

November Chapter Meeting – (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Snakes

Meeting will be: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Episcopal School of Dallas The purpose of this talk will be to provide attendees with practical knowledge regarding snake identification and behavior.  The emphasis will be on local snakes, although indigenous and exotic species will both be available to handle and examine closely.  In addition to covering snake basics, there will be an effort to “de-mythtify” snakes, doing away with many common misconceptions. K.C. Rudy President, Wildlife on the Move, Inc. Former Education Director, River Legacy Foundation, Living… Read More →

October General Meeting: City of Dallas “One Water” Program & the Future of the Trinity Watershed

October Program: City of Dallas “One Water” Program & the future of the Trinity Watershed Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Location: Brookhaven College Please join us for a presentation by Terry Lowery and Sarah Standifer of the City of Dallas who will give us an overview of the City’s “One Water” and the future management of creeks, channels, and the Trinity River in Dallas.  As the Trinity River is an important part of the NTMN programs this informative session will provide us information we can all use. Because we… Read More →