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A Chapter Tribute to Judy Parsons

A fond farewell to Judy Parsons, a NTMN stalwart who is moving with her husband to San Antonio to be closer to grandkids. “Judy was the quiet person working tirelessly behind the scenes of many NTMN efforts,” says Ellen Guiling, “with the Junior Master Naturalist program and the Coppell Biodiversity Education Center as two focus areas. As president, she was a calm and level-headed leader. She was very supportive of all efforts to grow and strengthen our chapter.” “Working with Judy to develop the Junior Master Naturalist program as a… Read More →

Tribute to David Rogers, award-winning NTMN photographer

from: Stalin SM, NTMN photo committee I just wanted to share a few memories of David Rogers and highlight some of his contributions to our chapter. A lot of the new members in our committee might not know David. A succinct intro about David in Bruce’s words: “We discovered that David Rogers was a member of our chapter when they announced him as the grand prize winner of the photography contest at the TMN annual meeting. We didn’t know who he was but found out he had transferred… 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 NTMN

– 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. Click HERE for more details.