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The mission of the Texas Master Naturalist program is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners.


Chapter Meetings

2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Heard Museum Science Center in McKinney
(Links to maps for the Heard Museum below)


The Heard Natural Science Museum
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX 75069
[Directions] and [Parking Map]

 


2017 Monthly Meeting Topics:

  • January 10: 2016 Successes and 2017 Opportunities – Where our members volunteer and why. Interested in joining? Come meet us!
  • February 14: Monica Morrison – Texas Wild Cats
  • March 14: Corp of Engineers  – New Wetlands in Frisco
  • April 11: Daphne Lynch, Epidemiologist for Collin County – Zika and Other Issues

2016:

  • December 13 – Holiday Celebration, recognitions and special guest Galen Roberts of North Texas Municipal Water District: Lavon Lake Watershed Project
  • November 8 – Diane Brownlee: Local Seismic Activity
  • October 11 – Plan and Play: Do You Like Where We Came From and Where Do You Want Us to Go? And of Course Fun, Prizes, and Food
  • September 13 – Steve Houser: Indian Marker Trees
  • August 9 – Sarah Deerman: Leave No Trace Project
  • July 12 – Leah Patton: Texas Tarantulas
  • June 14 – Sally Evans: Soil Stew, A Few Surprises, And Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary!
  • May 10 – Monica Morrison: Texas Wild Cats
  • April 12 – Amethyst Roney: Texas Snake Myths Debunked
  • March 8 – Lt. Michael Mitchell, Warden/Law Enforcement at Texas Parks and Wildlife Headquarters: Laws, Regulations and Ethics (new chapter in TMN training manual) and What TPWD Can Do For You
  • February 9 – Chapter Members to train: Hands On: Seed Balls, Mason Bee Houses and more. Learn and do night of fun.
  • January 12 – Open House (No AT): Partner Presentations and General Meeting