Calendar

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Jun
24
Mon
Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Furneaux Creek Nature Trail Meeting
Monday, June 24, 2019   6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Friends of Furneaux Creek Nature Trail welcome you to their June meeting. The topic will be On the Trail, with Randy Johnson and John Snowden. Meetings are free and open to the public. Please note location change for this meeting, which will be a trail walk. See website for more information.

Location: Branch Hollow Park, 2050 E. Branch Hollow Dr., Carrollton, TX 75007

Organization website: http://www.fcnaturetrail.org

TA 5/29/19

ITMN Chapter Meeting
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ITMN Chapter Meeting 
Monday, June 24, 2019   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Indian Trail Master Naturalists welcome you to their June meeting. The program will be Dragon Fly – Top Gun, presented by Tom Fleming, Nature Photographer.

Location: First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75165
Website: http://txmn.org/indiantrail

TA 5/29/19

Jun
25
Tue
Webinar – Monarchs and Social Science
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar – Monarchs and Social Science
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This webinar, Monarchs and Social Science, 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, choose Monarch Conservation Series under Projects, 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.

Website: https://monarchjointventure.org

TA 5/29/19

Jun
26
Wed
NPSOT – East Dallas Chapter Meeting
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NPSOT – East Dallas Chapter Meeting 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

The East Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on June 26 at 7:00 PM. Come early for social time at 6:30. The topic will be Development of the Native Texas Park at the Bush Presidential Center, including the 3 eco-regions and their native plants, trees, and grasses. The presentation is by Lois Diggs. Free and open to the public.

Location: CC Young, 4847 W. Lawther Dr. #100, Dallas 75214
Website: https://npsot.org/wp/eastdallas

TA 5/29/19

Jun
27
Thu
Project WET Education Workshop
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Project WET Education Workshop
Thursday, June 27, 2019   9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

A workshop for Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) will be held at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on Thursday, June 27. Learn hands-on educational activities to teach water systems to children of all ages. It is open to all classroom teachers, scout and youth leaders, informal educators, and home school parents. Curriculum guide is included.

Fee $40

Pre-registration is required by June 21.
To register, contact Linda Dunn at ldunne@wetlandcenter.com or 972-474-9100.

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Lane, Seagoville, TX 75159
Directions: Take I-635 or I-20 to Hwy 175 South toward Seagoville. Drive past the Seagoville exits; then exit on FM 1389 South. Drive approx. 2 miles to Martin Lane. Turn left onto Martin Lane and proceed to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on the right.
Website: http://www.wetlandcenter.com

TA 5/29/19

The Fifth Kingdom Exhibit at BRIT (FYI)
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Fifth Kingdom Exhibit at BRIT (FYI)
June 27 – October 1, 2019   10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fungi are mostly unseen, hidden in the soil where they work their magic of recycling and providing nutrients to all plants. When they reproduce, however, some produce the unique, sometimes strange fruiting bodies that we call mushrooms. This exhibit illustrates a selection of the good (edible), the bad (toxic) and the beautiful.

Visit this free exhibit, open to the public, in the BRIT Welcome Center Gallery for a fascinating glimpse at the often overlooked Fifth Kingdom. The exhibit will be open from June 27 to October 1, during regular hours (usually 10 to 4, Monday-Friday).

Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Website: www.brit.org

MM 5/26/19

Jun
28
Fri
Amphibian Watch at White Rock Lake
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NTC Amphibian Watch at White Rock Lake

When: Friday, March 29, 2019     Approx. 7:00 PM (dusk) – 8:30 PM
Location: Sunset Bay on White Rock Lake, 830 Lawther Dr. on the east side of White Rock Lake, Dallas 75218. From Buckner Blvd., take Poppy Dr. (just north of Garland Rd.) toward the lake, then left onto E. Lawther Dr. to Sunset Bay.

Come on out to White Rock Lake and help Barbara Turner with her Amphibian Watch. It’s an amphibian “listen,” since we ID the frogs by their croaks. Barbara sends the data to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for their statewide amphibian monitoring efforts. We will begin at dusk (check your paper for sunset time) and will watch for about an hour and a half.

Barbara will be “watching” frogs each last Friday from March through October. Come out and join the fun! (And come early if you’d like to bird watch for a few minutes.) For information, contact Barbara Turner, 972-222-7321.

Website for TPWD Amphibian watch:

https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/wildlife_diversity/texas_nature_trackers/amphibian_watch/

 

Jun
29
Sat
Beekeeping Classes at Texas Bee Supply
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Beekeeping Classes at Texas Bee Supply
Saturday, June 1, 2019    9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Also offered on Saturday, June 29, 2019   9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Texas Bee Supply provides a Beginning Beekeeping Class. The same class is offered on 6/1/19 and 6/29/19. It includes basic functions of the hive, equipment and personal protection, identification and treatment of bee diseases, collection of nectar and pollen, honey harvesting, and more. For more information and registration, go to the website below.

Cost: $99, includes lunch

Location: Texas Bee Supply, 14665 County Road 633, Blue Ridge, TX 75424
Website: https://www.texasbeesupply.com/beginning-beekeeping-class.html    

TA 5/29/19

Spiders and Webs at FWNC
Jun 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Spiders and Webs at FWNC
Saturday, June 29, 2019   1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Discover the incredible diversity of the local spider community. These arachnids play an important role in their ecosystem and are beneficial to our society. We’ll take a closer look at these hunters and the webs they create. Activity #21410

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

For more information including registration link, go to the Events Calendar at the FWNC website below.

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

TA 5/29/19

 

Success with Fall Tomatoes at NHG
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Success with Fall Tomatoes at NHG
Saturday, June 29, 2019  3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Learn tips for success with growing fall tomatoes, including site, selection, timing, soil amendments, and choosing a variety especially suited for good yields in fall.

Cost: Free, but register at http://www.nhg.com/gardeneducation/classes-workshops

Location: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas 75230

TA 5/29/19

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