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Webinar – Aligning Mosquito Control with Pollinator Protection
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
This webinar is part of a webinar series presented by Monarch Joint Venture and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center.
Monarch Joint Venture, based at the University of Minnesota, is a national partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic programs working together to conserve the monarch butterfly migration.
To register for the webinar, go to the website below and click on the title of the webinar. You can register for the webinars in advance.
After registering, you will receive more information on joining the webinar.
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Webinar – DIY Drip Irrigation
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Learn how to set up your yard with drip irrigation, with live Q and A.
Cost: Free. Presented by Tarrant Regional Water District.
Register in advance: https://tarrantdiydrip.eventbrite.com
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Webinar – Mycorrhizae and Climate Change Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
RiversEdge West is hosting this free webinar, one of a 3-part series on mycorrhizal fungi which inhabit plant roots. This month’s program will include ways mycorrhizae modulate plant water use efficiency and assist plants during and after drought.
Register in advance: https://riversedgewest.org/events/webinar-series-mycorrhizae-land-managers
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Friends of Coppell Nature Park Guided Hikes – Public Event
Saturdays, June 19 – July 31, 9am – 10am
Coppell Nature Park, 345 Freeport Pkwy., Coppell 75019
Join the Friends of Coppell Nature Park for a guided hike to discover the wonders of our local ecosystem. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Hikers are asked to wear protective clothing and bring a water. This program is free of charge. No registration is required.
For questions about the weather and any other conditions the morning of the event, check the Friends of Coppell Nature Park Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfCoppellNaturePark/
Coppell Nature Park website: https://www.coppellnaturepark.org/
We’re back, baby!
NTMN Monthly meetings are going live and in person!
Join us at Brookhaven College, building H Room 125 on Wednesday, August 4. Gather at 6:30, meeting at 7 pm. Coordinate with the Hospitality Committee if you’d like to bring a snack to share, or pack your own dinner and drinks.
Riparian Vegetation’s Role in Stream Restoration with Kenneth Mayben, civil engineer retired from NRCS and presenter for Texas Riparian Association.
Can You Restore a Creek By Doing Nothing?
This presentation will explain how creeks and rivers form with the interaction of water, sediment, and riparian vegetation. Why do streams and riparian systems evolve between Healthy and Non-Healthy conditions will be explained. How do you restore a non-healthy stream to a healthy stream both with and without mechanical assistance? The power of natural resilience of the streams and riparian vegetation to return a stream to a healthy condition will be covered in depth with multiple examples.
About Kenneth Mayben
Mr. Mayben is a 1975 graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Agricultural Engineering and is a professional engineer. He retired from the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service after 42+ years where he served as the Zone Engineer providing engineering leadership for the Weatherford Zone, which covers 51 counties in North and Central Texas. Mr. Mayben served on the NRCS Texas Stream Team. As part of the team, he regularly taught classes across the state on the proper functioning condition of streams and riparian areas to NRCS personnel, landowners, other state and federal agency personnel, and other interested groups. He also performed stream evaluations for producers upon request. Following retirement, he started “Mayben Riparian Services” to help interested parties understand stream and riparian functions by teaching stream workshops and performing stream evaluations.
The August 2021 Chapter meeting:
Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021
6:30 Meet and eat
7:00 Introduction and Announcements
7:20 Featured Presentation
The in-person meeting place for August is:
Dallas College Brookhaven Campus, room H125
3939 Valley View Ln
Farmers Branch, TX 75244