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.

Mar
6
Sat
Native Landscape Certification Program Online
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Native Landscape Certification Program Online
Saturday, March 6, 2021     9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Level 3 class of the Native Landscape Certification Program, Installing and Maintaining Native Landscapes, will be held online via Zoom. This class covers visualizing the differences between native and non-native landscapes; understanding how to install native plants into a landscape, including plant choice, purchase, placement, spacing, bed and soil preparation, what soils to use, mulching techniques, and how to plant trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses and seeds; identifying maintenance requirements, techniques, and maintenance schedules for native trees, shrubs, palms, yuccas, perennials, grasses, and ground covers. The class is sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT).

Fee: $65; $50 for NPSOT members

There will be a lunch break and other short breaks.

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

Additional classes listed for April 3 and 24, and May 8 are also approved for AT.
Only participants who have completed Level 1 may attend Level 2 or Level 3.

Participants who take the Competency Test after the class can report up to 2 additional hours AT.

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BRIT Online Learning – Advanced Class: Vegetable Gardening in North Texas
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

BRIT Online Learning – Advanced Class: Vegetable Gardening in North Texas 
Saturdays, March 6 and 13, 2021   1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Learn essentials for growing vegetables in Texas, including different types of planting sites, irrigation, soil biology, and more. This is a 5-hour class, divided into 2 sessions, Session 1 on March 6, 1:00-3:30 PM, and Session 2 on March 13, 1:00-3:30 PM. Class will take place on Zoom.

Fee: $75, $65 BRIT members

Register in advance by March 3 at http://shop.brit.org/education/adults/horticulture

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Mar
7
Sun
Spring Medicinal Plants
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Spring Medicinal Plants 
Sunday, March 7, 2021   10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Learn about some of our local native and naturalized plant medicines. Learn identification of medicinal plants, their uses and preparations.

Cost: $60
Information and registration: https://earthnativeschool.com

Location: Earth Native Campus, 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX 76802

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Mar
8
Mon
NPAT Fort Worth Chapter Meeting Online
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NPAT Fort Worth Chapter Meeting Online
Monday, March 8, 2021     7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

The Fort Worth Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas will hold their March 8 meeting online via Zoom. The topic will be “Riparian Management: Why Creeks Act the Way They Do,” presented by Ricky Linex.

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdOuoqz4vHNZjLg0UZOr5UMRaySIpKJEc

Website: https://fortworthnpat.wordpress.com/

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Mar
9
Tue
Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists Virtual Meeting
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists Virtual Meeting

The topic of the Blackland Prairie MN March chapter meeting is “The Heard Gardens: A History of Native Plants in Three Acres or So.” Amy Monroy, Heard Native Garden Manager, will describe the evolution of the understanding and use of native plants in Texas.

This meeting is online via Zoom. To join the meeting, email Rick Travis rickt@bptmn.org or Linda Nixon lindan@bptmn.org the day before the meeting requesting the Zoom ID and password.

Website: http://bptmn.org   

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Mar
10
Wed
BRIT Online Learning – Building Your Butterfly Garden
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

BRIT Online Learning – Building Your Butterfly Garden 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Learn how to build a successful and fun butterfly garden. Class will take place on Zoom.

Fee: $25, $20 BRIT members

Register in advance by March 8 at http://shop.brit.org/education/adults/horticulture

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Webinar – On the Trail for Texas Screwstem . . . Elusive, Tiny, Screwy
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar – On the Trail for Texas Screwstem . . . Elusive, Tiny, Screwy 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Rescheduled to March 10, 2021   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This webinar is part of the Wildlife Diversity Webinar Series, presented by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Kim Taylor of BRIT will recap her trek through the wilds of East Texas to save this endangered plant.

Free. Register in advance: Webex Events

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Dallas Paleontological Society Virtual Meeting
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dallas Paleontological Society Virtual Meeting Wednesday, March 10, 2021   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Dallas Paleontological Society welcomes you to their March meeting, which will be online via Zoom. The topic is TBD. Go to website below for more details.

Join the Zoom meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/99651009964?pwd=empja1Ftc1pZamJWQ01yTXFGZHRnUT09
Meeting ID: 996 5100 9964
Passcode: 484646

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

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Mar
11
Thu
Fort Worth Audubon Society Virtual Meeting
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fort Worth Audubon Society Virtual Meeting
Thursday, March 11, 2021   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Fort Worth Audubon Society March meeting program will be Horseshoe Crabs, presented by Patty Wettstein. This is a live presentation with Q and A. See website below for more information.

Join Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8174964437?pwd=MmhabFFsQXpQb1d1THA4Y2N2OGtVUT09#success

Website: http://www.fwas.org

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Mar
12
Fri
AgriLife Landowners Virtual Program
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

AgriLife Landowners Virtual Program 
Friday, March 12, 2021    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM  

Dallas and Tarrant Counties’ Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agents and the USDA NRCS Local Work Group present this free program, Landowner and Producer Input and Resources. Small and large, new and experienced landowners are invited. An open discussion is included.

Register in advance: Upcoming Programs – Ag & Natural Resources, CEUs – Urban Programs – Dallas (tamu.edu)

For more information contact Liz Rudd at Elizabeth.rudd@ag.tamu.edu or 214-904-3056.

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