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September Monthly Meeting: Talking Dirt with Lorelei Stierlen

Register For the Zoom Meeting Talking Dirt with Lor Stierlen This class will introduce students to the history and fundamental principles of soil science (pedology). We then dive into the detail of the soils of the Blackland Prairie in detail. There is an outdoor lab which takes approximately 30 minutes. Students will be expected to make field observations, test pH and perform texturing of the soil to determine what the soil type is. This presentation includes a hands-on soil lab including pre-meeting homework and a soil survey. Please… Read More →

February Chapter Meeting – Survivor Plants in Urban Areas

Survivor Plants in Urban Areas, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Wednesday, February 3 at 7 pm Ricky Linex, Retired Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Conservation Service Zoom Link for Registration This presentation will look at plants that have survived, thrived and adapted to now living in a North Texas urbanized area.  Much of the metroplex was  grazed by early settlers prior to being converted to farmland beginning in the late 1800’s.  As the population grew the farms and ranches were mostly pushed out and replaced with asphalt… Read More →