Calendar

The events posted on this page are open to the public.

If you only want to view Guided Walks, please select “Categories” in the top left hand corner. Click on “Guided Walks” to filter out all but the walks displayed on the calendar.

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  • Most of these are not North Texas Master Naturalist events but we have made every effort to ensure accuracy.
  • The hosting organization which is listed should be your primary point of contact about these events.

If you have an event which you would like to have posted on the public calendar, please send an email to contact@ntmn.org with the details.

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Jun
22
Sat
Groundwork Dallas Cleanup 
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Groundwork Dallas Cleanup

Saturday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Join Groundwork Dallas at Frasier Dam Recreation Area, a unique 116-acre urban wilderness. Help us restore and improve this area through litter clean-up and removal, trail building, and maintenance.

Location: 9300 Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75247. Take the I-35 South ramp off of Harry Hines Blvd; entrance is to the right just under the bridge.

**Look for the Yellow Feather Flags That Say ‘Parking’ to Find Us**

Please wear closed-toe shoes, pants, high socks, and long sleeves.

All volunteers will be asked to sign a release.

Sometimes, our event locations change or events are cancelled due to holidays or weather. The latest information can always be found on Meetup.com. Be sure to search for the event on the correct date. https://www.meetup.com/Groundwork-Dallas-Changing-Places-Changing-Lives/events/

For questions, call Aaryaman Singhal (740-591-6217) or email volunteer@groundworkdallas.org.

wbw 5/27/19

 

Let’s Go EcoParking!
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Let’s Go EcoParking!
Saturday, June 22, 2019     9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The 2019 NTMN class is hosting an open house at the new AgriLife EcoPark on June 22. Daniel Cunningham, Project Director for the AgriLife Water University, of which EcoPark is a part, will give a presentation, followed by a tour. The presentation and tour will describe this exciting new facility’s green infrastructure, rainwater harvesting and rainwater catchment and detention system, including a 3-acre detention pond that is planted in native plants, and four acres of blackland prairie being restored.

Check it out here:  https://dallas.tamu.edu/news/2019/simpsonecopark/

Water and coffee will be provided. Dress for the weather and walking on a grass path in June! There will be an optional bioblitz afterwards, weather permitting, which will count for VH. Bring your phone with the iNaturalist app loaded for the bioblitz!

Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center, 17360 Coit Road, Dallas 75252
Contact: Steve Wilson  xeric-sw@swbell.net

TA: 4/27/19

Native Landscape Certification Program
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Native Landscape Certification Program
Saturday, June 22, 2019     9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

The Level 2 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Design and Development with Native Plants, will be held June 22 in Fort Worth. This class covers learning to create landscape designs incorporating native plants, recognizing important considerations for creating a design, and determining how to preserve native plants in your landscape. The class consists of an indoor training session and a 2-hour outdoor plant walk. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT).

Fee: $50 for NPSOT members; $65 for non-members

Only participants who have completed Level 1 may attend Level 2 or Level 3

For more information and to register: http://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/

Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107

TA 2/9/19

Seductive Succulents at TDG
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Seductive Succulents at TDG
Saturday, June 22, 2019   10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Learn how to grow and propagate these intriguing plants and take home several succulent cuttings.

$15; $10 members
Register online at https://txdg.org/workshops

Location: Texas Discovery Gardens, 3601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Gate 6, Dallas 75210
Website: https://txdg.org

TA 5/29/19

Benthic Algae as Indicators of Texas Stream Health
Jun 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Benthic Algae as Indicators of Texas Stream Health
Saturday, June 22, 2019   12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

This talk, Benthic Algae as Indicators of Texas Stream Health, is presented by Dr. Katrina Pound of University of Texas at Arlington. She studies stream ecology, especially the algal producers which make up the base of aquatic food chains.

Location: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 W. FM 1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, just south of Cedar Hill State Park entrance
Organization website: http://tx.audubon.org/dogwood.html

For information: Rose Mercer at rmercer@mcguirewoods.com

TA 3/24/19

Native Bees at FWNC
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Native Bees at FWNC
Saturday, June 22, 2019   1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Honeybees are not actually native to North America; however, there are 4,000 different species that are native to our continent. Come learn about their natural history and what roles they play in our ecosystem. Activity #21406

$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information including registration link, go to the Events Calendar at the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

TA 5/29/19

Jun
23
Sun
Wonderful Worms at FWNC
Jun 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Wonderful Worms at FWNC
Sunday, June 23, 2019   1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

There is more to earthworms than you may think. Learn their roles in the ecosystem and the different types of earthworms; from the kind you want to fish with to the kind that make great composters. Activity #21409

$5 with paid admission, members free
Admission is $5, $3 seniors.

For more information including registration link, go to the Events Calendar at the FWNC website below.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135
Website: http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

TA 5/29/19

Dallas Organic Garden Club
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dallas Organic Garden Club
Sunday, June 23, 2019   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club June meeting will be held at North Haven Gardens in the large classroom in the Tropicals greenhouse. Come early (2:30) for refreshments and social time. The June topic TBD.

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230
Website: http://gdogc.org

TA 5/29/19

Jun
24
Mon
Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Monday, June 24, 2019   6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Friends of Furneaux Creek Nature Trail welcome you to their June meeting. The topic will be On the Trail, with Randy Johnson and John Snowden. Meetings are free and open to the public. Please note location change for this meeting, which will be a trail walk. See website for more information.

Location: Branch Hollow Park, 2050 E. Branch Hollow Dr., Carrollton, TX 75007

Organization website: http://www.fcnaturetrail.org

TA 5/29/19

ITMN Chapter Meeting
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting 
Monday, June 24, 2019   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their June meeting. The program will be Dragon Fly – Top Gun, presented by Tom Fleming, Nature Photographer.

Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail

TA 5/29/19

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