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August 2, 2023 Chapter Meeting

Beyond our Backyards: An Introduction to Wilderness Navigation

In this overview, Arthur Kuehne will share tips and techniques that will enable you to feel confident when you travel beyond your backyard to study and enjoy nature. While he won’t go into great detail on the technical aspects of map, compass, gps, etc., he will share practical advice from his many years of backpacking. Join us and learn about the key tools and techniques of wilderness navigation, and the most common navigation mistakes hikers make and how to avoid them.  Read More →

May 3 Chapter Meeting – Environmental Conservation and Justice: A Community & Conservationist Partnership Story

May 3 NTMN Meeting — change of speakers   Environmental Conservation and Justice: A Community & Conservationist Partnership Story   Please join us to meet a very important partner of the Master Naturalists: Ms. Sherri Mixon, Executive Director of T.R. Hoover Community Development Center. A local leader of the Ideal+Bonton neighborhood of Dallas’ southern sector, Ms. Mixon has been working with Master Naturalists from the North Texas chapter on a number of projects. Rebecca Posten and Kristi Kerr Leonard from the North Texas chapter will share the background… 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 →

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 →