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.

Aug
18
Thu
Arborist School
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Arborist School 
Thursday, April 21, 2022   8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The City of Dallas Arborist School provides training for those who work with trees daily and/or are working toward Arborist Certification or who simply want a Tree Basics course to increase their tree knowledge. Topics include botany, plant physiology, identification, insects and disease, maintenance, assessment, and more. Classes meet the third Thursday of each month, April-September 2022, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Register for one or more classes. See flyer below for class dates and topics.

The April 21 class will cover basic botany and plant physiology, and tree ID.

To sign up for classes, contact Karen Woodard, City Forester, karen.woodard@dallascityhall.com or 214-670-0161.

Training Location: Eco Park Auditorium, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas 75241

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Flyer 2022 Arborist School Flyer

Sep
10
Sat
Parks for Pollinators Walk and Talk – City of Irving Eco-Tourism
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am
Parks for Pollinators
City of Irving Eco-Tourism
Saturday, Sept. 10th, 9-11 a.m.
Come join in on the fun!

Mountain Creek Preserve @  1000 E. Hunter Ferrell Road, Irving, 75039

RSVP: Della Jones, djones@cityofirving.org  (972) 721-2508
www.cityofirving.org/calendar

In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled, and all registered participants will be notified by email.

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Sep
15
Thu
Arborist School
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Arborist School 
Thursday, April 21, 2022   8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The City of Dallas Arborist School provides training for those who work with trees daily and/or are working toward Arborist Certification or who simply want a Tree Basics course to increase their tree knowledge. Topics include botany, plant physiology, identification, insects and disease, maintenance, assessment, and more. Classes meet the third Thursday of each month, April-September 2022, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Register for one or more classes. See flyer below for class dates and topics.

The April 21 class will cover basic botany and plant physiology, and tree ID.

To sign up for classes, contact Karen Woodard, City Forester, karen.woodard@dallascityhall.com or 214-670-0161.

Training Location: Eco Park Auditorium, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas 75241

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Flyer 2022 Arborist School Flyer

Sep
17
Sat
Landowner Education Program: Managing Your Land for Wildlife
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Landowner Education Program: Managing Your Land for Wildlife (AT)
Saturday, September 17, 2022   9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

This Landowner Education Workshop is provided by the Bluestem Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists. Learn ways to preserve open space, increase habitat for wildlife, and get a property tax break as well.

Free, but registration required.

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landowner-education-program-managing-your-land-for-wildlife-tickets-378079926237

Location: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman, TX 75092
Website: http://www.friendsofhagerman.com

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Oct
8
Sat
Full Moon Hike at Coppell Nature Park
Oct 8 @ 10:23 pm – 11:23 pm

Full Moon Hike at Coppell Nature Park
Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 7pm-9pm

Join North Texas Master Naturalist, Amy Martin, aka the Moon Lady, to explore Coppell Nature Park after dark. Learn the meaning of the October full moon also called the Hunter’s Moon. We will also consider the senses of humans at night as flashlights will not be allowed. This event is open to ages 18 and above. This program is hosted by the Friends of Coppell Nature Park (FCNP).

FREE of charge.

Registration: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/coppelltx/activity/search/detail/16725?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true 

Location:
Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park, 367 South Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX 75019

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Oct
28
Fri
Before the S’mores: 3rd Annual Batweek Celebration at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Before the S’mores: 3rd Annual Batweek Celebration at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Friday, October 28, 2022  |  6pm-9pm

Join us for an evening celebrating our favorite flying mammal! Jessica Anderson, Director of Education for Bat World Sanctuary, will share some amazing information about these nocturnal creatures during the main presentation of the evening. Carol Garrison, BCI Bat Ambassador, will lead a stroll on the boardwalk to enjoy the darkness of the wetland. 

Have some fun and dress up in your favorite bat or Halloween custom; we’ll have a prize for the best adult and youth costumes! Younger guests will enjoy a nocturnal creature craft, and guests over 21 can enjoy a bat-themed cocktail for an additional fee. Bring your chairs and sing some campfire songs while enjoying a s’more to wrap up this evening dedicated to a very important member of our ecosystem

Event Fee:  $17 per person plus additional cost for extra s’mores and for cocktails

Registration:   https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ej6hrrgubd39b585&oseq=&c=&ch= 

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX 75159

Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com  or for more information: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/cu/mA9eQZq/beforethesmores 

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Nov
5
Sat
BioBlitz City of Irving Eco-Tourism
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am
Bio Blitz
City of Irving Eco-Tourism
Saturday, Nov. 5th, 9-11 a.m.
Come join in on the fun!

Northwest Park @ 2800 Cheyenne St., Irving, 75039

RSVP: Della Jones, djones@cityofirving.org  (972) 721-2508
www.cityofirving.org/calendar

In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled, and all registered participants will be notified by email.

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Nov
18
Fri
Before the S’mores: Hog Wild: An Evening with Sam Kieschnick at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Before the S’mores: Hog Wild: An Evening with Sam Kieschnick at the John Bunker Sands Wetland
Friday, November 18, 2022  |  6pm-9pm

Do you want to know more about the wild pig invasion in Texas? Then join us in November as we welcome Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Biologist, Sam Kieschnick, to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center to talk about these invasive omnivores. This event also includes a 30 minutes guided boardwalk tour by one of the JBSWC staff.  

Our younger guests can create a piggy craft to take home, and we’ll be offering a hog themed cocktail for the over 21 crowd to enjoy for an additional cost. Bring a jacket and enjoy some delicious s’mores around the campfire while we sing campfire songs to end the evening.

Event Fee:  $17 per person plus additional cost for extra s’mores and for cocktails

Registration:  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ej6hvoe8b9b03df8&oseq=&c=&ch= 

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX 75159

Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com  or for more information: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/cu/mA9eQZq/beforethesmores 

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Dec
10
Sat
Sensational Snakes at Coppell Nature Park
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sensational Snakes at Coppell Nature Park (AT)
Saturday, December 10, 2022  |  10am-12n

Dani Crews, local reptile keeper and enthusiast, will host a seminar on identifying local snakes. She will bring in captive bred examples of some of the harmless species walkers may run into while out and about on the trails. This program is open to ages 6 and above and is hosted by the Friends of Coppell Nature Park (FCNP). 

FREE of charge.

Registration: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/coppelltx/activity/search/detail/16727?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true 

Location:
Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park, 367 South Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX 75019

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