Calendar

Most of the events posted on this page are those under the control of other organizations. Please refer to the individual organizations’ websites for their rules of operation.

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.

Members who want to see ALL of the events (AT and VH) should log in to the Members side of the NTMN website.

Oct
18
Mon
Early Birds at FWNC
Oct 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Early Birds at FWNC
Monday, October 18, 2021   8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Join us as we hike the trails at FWNC and identify wintering birds arriving. Preregistration required. Activity #33524

$5 per program with paid admission, members free.
Admission is $6, $3 seniors.

For more information including registration link, go to the Events Calendar (October 2021 Phenology) at the FWNC website below. At the registration site, enter the activity number of the program you want to attend in the search box.

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

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The Earth in Her Hands at BRIT Online
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Earth in Her Hands at BRIT Online 
Monday, October 18, 2021   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants, by Jennifer Jewell, will be the topic at the BRIT Reads Club Online.

All are welcome to BRIT Reads, whether you have read the book or not. The group meets the 3rd Monday of each month and is free. To read more about this book, go to https://brit.org/events/the-earth-in-her-hands-75-extraordinary-women-working-in-the-world-of-plants-zoom/

Join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/93070589877?pwd=YWIrbDFpZzZSaWxvTGZmaWxQL2VtUT09#success

Meeting ID 930 7058 9877
Passcode 627189

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Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Hybrid Meeting
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cross Timbers Master Naturalists Hybrid Meeting (AT)
Monday, October 18, 2021     7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

The CTMN October meeting will be “Carbon and Climate Change,” presented by Dr. Mike Slatterly of the TCU Environmental Studies department. This meeting will be held both in person and on Zoom. To request a link to the Zoom presentation, contact the chapter. Try president@ctmn.org or programs@ctmn.org.

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

Website: http://txmn.org/crosstimbers/

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Oct
19
Tue
Explore Before Explain Online Mini Course with Pat Brown
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore Before Explain Online Mini Course with Pat Brown
Tuesday, October 12, 2021   4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021   4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This is a live Zoom class. Pat Brown shows how science lessons can be designed to guide students to construct knowledge based on data and observations. The course is appropriate for teachers of grades K-6. Go to website below to read description of each session and for registration.

Fee for both sessions: $60, $55 for Arboretum members
Fee for one session: $35, $30 Arboretum members

Register online at https://www.dallasarboretum.org/education/professional-learning

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Oct
20
Wed
Webinar – Chasing Black Rails in Coastal Texas
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar – Thousand Cankers Disease
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar – Thousand Cankers Disease 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This webinar is presented by the USDA NRCS and Southern Regional Extension Forestry. The speaker will provide an update on Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD) distribution, impacts, and preventative management strategies. TCD is a fungus brought in by walnut twig beetles.

The webinar format is Cisco WebEx.

You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Space is not limited; however, plan to join the webinar no more than 30 minutes early so that you can register and successfully join the presentation interface. Approximately 30 minutes before this webinar’s start time, the “Join” button will be activated at this site: http://conservationwebinars.net. Access the webinar from the drop-down menu at “Select Webinar Category,” and choose Forestry and Natural Resources. You can also navigate to the Forestry Portal by using the red arrow on the right. Once the “Join” button is available, you may click the join button and begin the registration process. Additional instructions are available at the above website.

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Webinar – Protecting Monarchs and Other Pollinators in Your Community
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Webinar – Protecting Monarchs and Other Pollinators in Your Community


Wednesday, October 20, 2021   7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

This free webinar is presented by the Xerces Society, which advocates for conservation of invertebrates. The presenter is biologist Dr. Angela Laws.

Register in advance: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-wild-watershed-monarch-butterflies-registration-165947327925

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Oct
21
Thu
TMN Annual Statewide Meeting
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

TMN Annual Statewide Meeting
Thursday-Sunday, October 21-24, 2021    9:00 AM –4:00 PM

The Texas Master Naturalist Annual Meeting provides Advanced Training, including workshops and field trips, as well as an opportunity for members to share new ideas and projects and to learn from one another. This year’s meeting is a hybrid event. Sign up for in-person or online attendance

Pre-conference field sessions are scheduled for Thursday, October 21. Technical sessions and keynotes will be held through the whole day on Friday and Saturday, October 22-23. Contest awards and conference conclusion will be on Sunday morning, October 24. In-person, full conference registration includes all meals Thursday evening through Sunday breakfast plus snacks.

Cost: Full in-person registration: $325 (Does not include lodging)
Full virtual registration: $100

Location: Marriott DFW Airport, 8440 Freeport Pkwy., Irving, TX 75063

For more information and registration, go to https://txmn.tamu.edu/2021-annual-meeting/

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Webinar – Backyard Composting
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Webinar – Backyard Composting 
Thursday, October 21, 2021   6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Learn benefits of composting, designing a pile, container options, effective methods to yield high-quality compost, how and when to use it. This is an online class taught by Tarrant County Master Gardeners.

Cost: Free. Presented by Tarrant Regional Water District.
Register in advance: https://nrhcompost.eventbrite.com

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Oct
22
Fri
TMN Annual Statewide Meeting
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

TMN Annual Statewide Meeting
Thursday-Sunday, October 21-24, 2021    9:00 AM –4:00 PM

The Texas Master Naturalist Annual Meeting provides Advanced Training, including workshops and field trips, as well as an opportunity for members to share new ideas and projects and to learn from one another. This year’s meeting is a hybrid event. Sign up for in-person or online attendance

Pre-conference field sessions are scheduled for Thursday, October 21. Technical sessions and keynotes will be held through the whole day on Friday and Saturday, October 22-23. Contest awards and conference conclusion will be on Sunday morning, October 24. In-person, full conference registration includes all meals Thursday evening through Sunday breakfast plus snacks.

Cost: Full in-person registration: $325 (Does not include lodging)
Full virtual registration: $100

Location: Marriott DFW Airport, 8440 Freeport Pkwy., Irving, TX 75063

For more information and registration, go to https://txmn.tamu.edu/2021-annual-meeting/

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