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A Tribute to Shannon Love

by Patricia Jordan When Shannon Love passed away, we asked for remembrances.  Many of her friends and family responded.  So many in fact, that it was hard to include every story mentioned without writing a book. I’ve tried to include and coordinate as many as I could.  Apologies if I have stepped on toes or left someone or something out. A Tribute to Shannon Love Shannon was a talented artist and birder, nature lover, big hearted friend, lover or animals, tireless volunteer, poker player, lifelong learner, investigator, sparkling… Read More →

UPDATED! North Texas Master Naturalist COVID Safety and Response Guidelines

North Texas Master Naturalist COVID Safety and Response Guidelines April 7, 2021 Until further notice, the North Texas Master Naturalist Program will operate under the following guidelines for NTMN community and youth education, training, outreach and service projects. The board will continue to monitor conditions and update the guidelines as needed. By participating in any in-person activity with NTMN, you agree to abide by these COVID Safety and Response Guidelines. Volunteers are encouraged to evaluate their own comfort, risk, health, and safety when considering meetings and volunteer service… Read More →

Best Wishes for the Retirement of a True Native Plants Leader

Ricky Linex will retire January 2, 2021 after more than 38 years with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) or its predecessor, the Soil Conservation Service. Ricky graduated Texas Tech University with a degree in Range Management. As a range conservationist with NRCS he was headquartered in Goldthwaite, Snyder, and Abilene where native grasslands, or rangeland, made up a large part of the working area. Later he worked as a wildlife biologist stationed in Weatherford which also required having a good knowledge of native plants, their identification, and… Read More →

Diversity and Inclusion at NTMN, December 2020

Review the chapter’s Mission Statements regarding Diversity and Inclusion moving forward NTMN D&I Mission Statement Dec 2020.