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Native Plants and Prairies Day – May 6, 2023

Presented by the North Texas Master Naturalists, Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter, and the Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Prairie Chapter …………………………………………………… Join us Saturday, May 6th, from 10am – 3pm at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake for a fun, free event for families to celebrate our Blackland prairies here in North Texas. Throughout the day, we will have a range of speakers, exhibits, prairie tours, native plant sales, and activities for kids. Highlights include learning about the prairie flowers and… Read More →

Insect Appreciation Workshop

December 3rd, 2022 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sign up to attend virtually or in person today! It’s sure to be an informative and fun filled day! Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration, coffee, and light breakfast 9:00 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers – Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife 9:10 – 10:00 am: The Joy of Moths – Kimberly Sassan 10:10 – 11:00 am: The Joy of Beetles – Mike Quinn 11:10 – Noon: The Joy of Bees – Ryan… Read More →

Nature at Night

November 2, 2022 Chapter Meeting Nature at Night Register for ZOOM meeting On Wednesday, November 2nd, our speakers Sam Kieschnick, Rachel Richter, Michael Smith, and Jake Poinsett will explore how nocturnal wildlife species are adapted to nocturnal living and what the impact of light (or noise) pollution has on them. These initial inquiries will spark an extended discussion and Q&A session. Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zUM2naAzRj6MuK1iwJA3Pw Schedule: 6:30 Camera Roll and Socializing 7:00 Introduction and Announcements 7:20 Featured Presentation 8:45 Adjournment Join us at Dallas College Brookhaven Campus, Building H, Room… Read More →

The Dragonflyer, November 2021, Volume 87

photo by Stalin SM  Ned & Genie Fritz Buckeye Trail A Message from our President In this quarter’s message, Scott reflects on the changing seasons, the Annual Meeting, and a new project. Six hundred plus people attended the Annual Meeting in October, including 95 from our chapter. Did you miss the Friday night keynote address by our own Amy Martin entitled The Wonders of North Texas Nature? You can watch it here (password is keynote). Next year’s Annual Meeting will be held in Houston October 20-23, 2022. Fall Bioblitz Results Great work Citizen… Read More →