Calendar

Effective Dec. 1, all in-person events sponsored by the North Texas Master Naturalist Chapter for the public have been suspended until further notice.

Most of the events posted on this page are those under the control of other organizations. Please refer to the individual organizations’ websites for theirrules of operation during the Public Health Emergency.

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.

Apr
20
Tue
Webinar – Steps for Success: Caring for Newly Planted Trees
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar – Steps for Success: Caring for Newly Planted Trees 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021   11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This webinar is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and University of Georgia School of Forestry. The speaker will explain how to choose and care for a landscape tree, given site and functional limitations, so it will become the landscape centerpiece you want it to be.

The webinar format is Zoom. Space is limited to 500 participants.

You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. 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. In the drop-down menu at “Select Webinar Category,” 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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Apr
21
Wed
Webinar – Emerald Ash Borer Deregulation and Programs Going Forward
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Emerald Ash Borer Deregulation and Programs Going Forward
Wednesday, April 21, 2021   1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This webinar is provided by the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA). The speakers, Herb Bolton of USDA and Leigh Greenwood of The Nature Conservancy, will discuss the effects of Emerald Ash Borer deregulation.

Register in advance: https://naisma.org/programs/professional-development/webinars/

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Apr
22
Thu
Webinar – Insect Apocalypse? What is Really Happening, Why It Matters, and How We Can All Be a Vital Part of the Solution
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Webinar – Insect Apocalypse? What is Really Happening, Why It Matters, and How We Can All Be a Vital Part of the Solution 
Thursday, April 22, 2021   12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

This webinar is presented by the Xerces Society, which advocates for conservation of invertebrates. Learn the latest science on insect declines and how everyone can incorporate invertebrate conservation into their lives.

Register in advance: https://xerces.org/events/webinars

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Apr
24
Sat
Native Landscape Certification Program Online
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Native Landscape Certification Program Online
Saturday, April 24, 2021     8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The Level 1 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Introduction to Native Landscapes, will be held online via Zoom. This class covers the benefits of including and preserving native plants in landscapes and building wildlife habitat; distinguishing between sustainable and conventional development; and the Texas ecoregion, including soil type. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT).

Fee: $45

There will be a 30-minute lunch break plus some 10-minute breaks.

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

Additional class listed for May 8 is also approved for AT.
Only participants who have completed Level 1 may attend Level 2 or Level 3.

 

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Wilderness Survival 101
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wilderness Survival 101 
Saturday-Sunday, April 24-25, 2021   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wilderness Survival 101 includes shelter building, trapping small game, edible and medicinal plants, water collection and purification, navigation by sun and stars, and more. The class takes place on the weekend of April 24 and 25, 9-5 each day, in Bastrop, TX.

Cost: $195
Information and registration: https://earthnativeschool.com

Location: Earth Native Campus, 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX 78602

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Apr
25
Sun
Wilderness Survival 101
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wilderness Survival 101 
Saturday-Sunday, April 24-25, 2021   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wilderness Survival 101 includes shelter building, trapping small game, edible and medicinal plants, water collection and purification, navigation by sun and stars, and more. The class takes place on the weekend of April 24 and 25, 9-5 each day, in Bastrop, TX.

Cost: $195
Information and registration: https://earthnativeschool.com

Location: Earth Native Campus, 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX 78602

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Apr
29
Thu
Birding the Border 2021  
Apr 29 @ 6:00 am

Birding the Border 2021
April 29 – May 2, 2021   6:00 AM

Birding the Border is held each spring in Val Verde and Kinney Counties, the middle of the Central Flyway and 3 different ecoregions. The event includes daily guided birding trips plus 2 days of educational seminars and social events.

Cost: $50 for basic registration plus costs of the trips you select. Trips range $100-145.
Location: Del Rio Civic Center, Del Rio, TX

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service guidelines for COVID-19 safety may be in place during the event. If the event is cancelled for any reason, participants will receive a full refund.

To read more about the event, including the agenda, description of trips, lodging available in Del Rio, and to register, go to https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/  or call Teri Gaston 830-278-9151 ext. 283.

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Apr
30
Fri
Birding the Border 2021  
Apr 30 @ 6:00 am

Birding the Border 2021
April 29 – May 2, 2021   6:00 AM

Birding the Border is held each spring in Val Verde and Kinney Counties, the middle of the Central Flyway and 3 different ecoregions. The event includes daily guided birding trips plus 2 days of educational seminars and social events.

Cost: $50 for basic registration plus costs of the trips you select. Trips range $100-145.
Location: Del Rio Civic Center, Del Rio, TX

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service guidelines for COVID-19 safety may be in place during the event. If the event is cancelled for any reason, participants will receive a full refund.

To read more about the event, including the agenda, description of trips, lodging available in Del Rio, and to register, go to https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/  or call Teri Gaston 830-278-9151 ext. 283.

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May
1
Sat
Birding the Border 2021  
May 1 @ 6:00 am

Birding the Border 2021
April 29 – May 2, 2021   6:00 AM

Birding the Border is held each spring in Val Verde and Kinney Counties, the middle of the Central Flyway and 3 different ecoregions. The event includes daily guided birding trips plus 2 days of educational seminars and social events.

Cost: $50 for basic registration plus costs of the trips you select. Trips range $100-145.
Location: Del Rio Civic Center, Del Rio, TX

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service guidelines for COVID-19 safety may be in place during the event. If the event is cancelled for any reason, participants will receive a full refund.

To read more about the event, including the agenda, description of trips, lodging available in Del Rio, and to register, go to https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/  or call Teri Gaston 830-278-9151 ext. 283.

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May
2
Sun
Birding the Border 2021  
May 2 @ 6:00 am

Birding the Border 2021
April 29 – May 2, 2021   6:00 AM

Birding the Border is held each spring in Val Verde and Kinney Counties, the middle of the Central Flyway and 3 different ecoregions. The event includes daily guided birding trips plus 2 days of educational seminars and social events.

Cost: $50 for basic registration plus costs of the trips you select. Trips range $100-145.
Location: Del Rio Civic Center, Del Rio, TX

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service guidelines for COVID-19 safety may be in place during the event. If the event is cancelled for any reason, participants will receive a full refund.

To read more about the event, including the agenda, description of trips, lodging available in Del Rio, and to register, go to https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/  or call Teri Gaston 830-278-9151 ext. 283.

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