2017 Training Training Information

TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST – CYPRESS BASIN CHAPTER

2017 TRAINING INFORMATION

  • Request Application by emailing Jill Wright at: jillmom8788@hotmail.com
  • Fee of $130 for individuals/ $200 for couples in the form of cash, check or money order made out to: Cypress Basin Texas Master Naturalist (CBTMN) must accompany the completed application
  • Deadline for completed application: December 31, 2016
  • Training encompasses 4 mandatory weekends:

 

TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR 2017

Session I: Friday, January 20  6:00-9:00 pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Intro. to the TMN Program, Taxonomy

Saturday, January 21  9:00am-5:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Volunteers as teachers (Morning), Resources of Texas (Afternoon)

 

Session II: Friday, February 24  6:00-9:00 pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Mammalogy

Saturday, February 25  9:00am-5:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Ichthyology (Morning), Ornithology (Afternoon)

 

Session III: Friday, March 31  6:00-9:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Archaeology

Saturday, April 1  9:00am-5:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Herpetology (Morning), Botany (Afternoon)

 

Session IV: Friday, May 5  6:00-9:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Ecological Regions/Ecosystem Management

Saturday, May 6  9:00am-5:00pm at Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack

Topic: Entomology (Morning), Forest Management (Afternoon)

 

  • Certification as a Texas Master Naturalist requires completion of the following within one year:
  • 40+ hours training includes combined class and field instruction on the dates listed above
  • 40 hours volunteer service on approved projects
  • 8 hours approved advanced training

 

  • Active members expected to:
  • Participate in the Chapter’s Group Project (TBA)
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • After the first year, pay annual dues of $25 per person or $40 for couples

 

Direct questions to: Stella Barrow by telephone: 903-672-5524 or 903-736-3063

Jill Wright by email:  jillmom8788@hotmail.com

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