Calendar

The events posted on this page are open to the public. Events which are coordinated by organizations other than NTMN might be changed or canceled without notice to us. You should always check with the organization in charge to ensure that the event hasn’t changed.

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.

  • You can change the view (month/day/week/agenda) by clicking on the calendar icon at the top right of the calendar.  You can also easily print from this utility.
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    • In the Agenda view, you can also collapse all of the events to easily scan the brief information.
  • Please click on the event title in the calendar to see the additional information about each event.
  • 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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Sep
19
Thu
Arborist School
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Arborist School 
September 19, 2019   8:30 AM – 2:30 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 2019, 8:30 AM-2:30 PM. Register for one or more classes.

The September class will cover urban forestry, construction laws and standards, plus practice in tree ID and assessment.
To sign up for this class, contact Karen Woodard, City Forester, karen.woodard@dallascityhall.com or 214-670-0161.

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

TA 8/27/19

Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training
Thursday, September 19, 2019   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, North Texas Municipal Water District, and the Texas Water Resources Institute are hosting a workshop on stream restoration. Workshop topics include urban stream functions, impacts of development on urban streams, healthy versus degraded stream systems, natural and traditional restoration techniques.

Information including the hydrologic cycle, basics to stream morphology, stream classification, stream instability, stream restoration, stabilization structure, vegetation, and monitoring and evaluation will be explained through classroom-style teaching in the morning session and hands-on activities in the field at a nearby stream in the afternoon sessions.

Cost: $50, includes all training materials and lunch

To attend, register online at website below or by contacting Clare Entwistle at clare.entwistle@ag.tamu.edu or 210-277-0292 X205 by September 16.

Agenda and registration: https://twri.tamu.edu/our-work/engaging-educating/urban-riparian-stream-restoration-program/trainings/2019/september/urban-stream-processes-and-restoration-training-mckinney/

Location: The Mill at East McKinney, 407 E. Louisiana St., McKinney, TX 75069

TA 8/27/19

Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Elm Fork MN Chapter Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2019   9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Elm Fork Master Naturalists welcome you to their September meeting. The topic TBD.

Come for meet and greet at 9:00 AM. Business meeting is at 9:30, followed by a presentation.

Location: Denton County Elections Administration Building, Suite A101, 701 Kimberly Drive, Denton, TX 76208
Website: http://txmn.org/elmfork/

TA 8/27/19

Garden Secrets: Texas Plants
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Garden Secrets: Texas Plants  
Thursday, September 19, 2019   6:00 PM –7:00 PM

Learn to grow native wildflowers, trees and shrubs, and get tips for long term maintenance. Taught by Patrick Dickinson of AgriLife Extension.

Class presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Open to all; residency not required.

Cost: Free
RSVP required. Register by email to info@keeplewisvillebeautiful.org or call 972-538-5949.

Location: MCL Grand (Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater), Classroom 1, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX 75057
Website: http://keeplewisvillebeautiful.org

TA 8/27/19

Sep
20
Fri
Native Landscapes for Birds Certification Program
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Native Landscapes for Birds Certification Program 
Friday, September 20, 2019     8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Native Landscapes for Birds is a Companion Class to the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP). There is no prerequisite for the class. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT). See more information at the website below. This class is held in Burnet.

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

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

Location: Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery, 345 Clay Young Road, Burnet, TX 78611

TA 8/27/19

Webinar – Introducing a One-Stop Resource for Wind Erosion, Air Quality, and Dust Mitigation
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar – Introducing a One-Stop Resource for Wind Erosion, Air Quality, and Dust Mitigation
Friday, September 20, 2019    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This webinar, “Introducing a One-Stop Resource for Wind Erosion, Air Quality, and Dust Mitigation,” is presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Participants will be introduced to the newly published Dust Mitigation Handbook, including impacts of particulate matter, climate considerations, wind erosion models, conservation planning, wind erosion on cropland, rangeland, natural areas, and unpaved surfaces.

The webinar format is Adobe Connect.

You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Space is not limited; however, plan to join the webinar no more than 15 minutes early so that you can register and successfully join the presentation interface. Approximately 15 minutes before this webinar’s start time, the “Join” button will be activated at this site: http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars. 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.

TA 9/15/19

Sep
21
Sat
Native Landscapes for Birds Certification Program
Sep 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Native Landscapes for Birds Certification Program  
Saturday, September 21, 2019     8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Native Landscapes for Birds is a Companion Class to the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP). There is no prerequisite for the class. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT). See more information at the website below. This class is held in Georgetown.

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

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

Location: Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street, Georgetown, TX 78626

TA 8/27/19

Clymer Meadow Tallgrass Tour
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Clymer Meadow Tallgrass Tour
Saturday, September 21, 2019   9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Please join us for a tour of The Nature Conservancy’s Clymer Meadow Preserve. The Maximillian sunflower and other late summer blooms will be spectacular this year, and some of Texas’ true “tallgrasses” will be flowering as well. This 1,400-acre preserve contains one of the last remnants of the Blackland prairie. The tour will bring you up close and personal different types of rare prairieland and a variety of native plants. Cameras, sun and insect protection, hat, long pants, closed-toe shoes, bottled water and sack lunch are all recommended. Bring the whole family!

RSVP to brandon.belcher@tnc.org or 903-752-0676 (c) by September 16. Space is limited.

Location: Clymer Meadow Preserve, 4318 FM 1562, Celeste, TX 75423
Website: http://nature.org/texas

TA 9/15/19

Dallas Citizen Forester Academy
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Dallas Citizen Forester Academy
Thursdays, September 12, October 3, October 24, 2019  6:30-8:30 PM
Saturdays, September 21, October 19, November 2, 2019  9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Train to become a Citizen Forester. Citizen Foresters is a NTMN project and is supported by the City of Dallas. The training covers basic tree physiology, tree ID, proper planting and pruning techniques, insects and diseases, proper care and maintenance.

Thursday night classes are held at the Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak St., Dallas 75204. Saturday classes are held at Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC). Once trained, Citizen Foresters plant trees in neighborhoods and educate the public about planting and caring for trees and the importance of the urban forest.

See attached flyer and class schedule.

Cost: Free, but you must register. Registration ends August 30.

Information and registration: dallascitizenforester@gmail.com or Karen Woodard, City Forester, 214-670-0161 or karen.woodard@dallascityhall.com

TA 6/22/19

Flyer  CITIZEN FORESTER CLASS FLYER-2019
Schedule  2019 Class Schedule

ITMN Wildflower Walk
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

ITMN Wildflower Walk 
Saturday, September 21, 2019   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join the Indian Trail Master Naturalists on their Third Saturday Wildflower Walk at Mockingbird Park in Midlothian. Walk starts at 9:00 AM in the butterfly garden at Mockingbird Park and consists of a ½ mile trail identifying wildflowers. Everyone is invited to attend, and there is no charge. Bring drinking water. Closed-toe shoes and insect repellent are recommended.

If the weather is rainy, the walk is cancelled.

Location: Mockingbird Nature Park, 1361 Onward Rd., Midlothian, TX 76065
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail
Contact: information@itmnc.com

TA 8/27/19