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2019 Silent Auction at the Annual Meeting

This year we are trying something completely different for the Silent Auction. We will be using Silent Auction Pro an online tool that allows bidders to place bids, monitor the status of an item, set limits for automatic increases all from your phone or other device. Have you ever been worried about going on an excursion because you wouldn’t be able to check on the status of bidding on your item? Have you ever dashed from a meeting room to the auction tables to see if you needed… Read More →

Sept 4 meeting – A Botanical Waltz Across Texas: Biological Crossroads and Floral Wonders

A Botanical Waltz Across Texas: Biological Crossroads and Floral Wonders Presented by Barney L. Lipscomb, Dorothea L. Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany for Botanic Research Institute of Texas, A Botanical Waltz Across Texas by the ever-entertaining Barney L. Lipscomb will give a broad overview of the 10 vegetational areas of Texas and highlight some of the unique and fascinating ecological systems, plus give a closer look at some of the more rare plants in the Lone Star State. As always, all of our meetings are free and open… Read More →

August 7 Monthly Meeting: Progression of the Wildlife Industry, from Survival to Sport and Profit

The meeting will be held at Brookhaven College, in the Miles Building H-125.  See below for more information on the location and time. Our August NTMN Program discusses the early use of wildlife as a food source. After the Great Depression and WWII, sport hunting became popular and through the decades it has evolved into a commercial business.  Also, we will have a discussion on hunting leases and how Texas became “leased up” over a 40 year period.  Alternatives to hunting leases to bring in income for landowners… Read More →

Jim’s This & That: March 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT: March 2019 The nature of a community is harmony, and harmony can be realized by following the Six Concords: sharing one space, sharing the essentials of daily life, observing the same precepts, speaking only words of solidarity, sharing insights and understanding, and respecting each other’s perspectives.   Buddha *** Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendar… and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** 1. Links to Community… Read More →