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Monthly Meeting >> Monday, 27 February

Ray Garcia, director of Kerr County Environmental Health and Animal Services, and Sarah Merritt, assistant director, speak on the agency’s practices for rabies and animal control in Kerr County. Learn how citizens can support efforts to combat the disease.

The monthly meeting of the Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program is free and open to the public. Meetings are held in the Upper Guadalupe River Authority Lecture Hall, 125 North Lehmann Drive in Kerrville.  Socializing begins at 6:30 p.m.; program starts at 7:00. Join us!

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Now in our fifteenth year of commitment to education, outreach, and service, we have trained more than 400 Master Naturalist volunteers who contributed more than 250,000 service hours to their communities.
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seaturtleThe 2017 recertification pin is the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle. 40 hours of volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training must be completed and submitted by December 31 to receive the current year’s pin. Pin design is retired each year.



Keeping the Hill Country Native

Gracie, Kip, and CathyTexas Master Naturalist, Hill Country Chapter, is one of 45 regional Texas Master Naturalist organizations.  Our chapter serves Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Real, and San Saba counties.  Members receive comprehensive training in natural resource management specific to the Texas Hill Country and share their knowledge to promote conservation and good stewardship in their communities. Our chapter is a 501(c)(3) organization..



Want to join a group of friendly folks who love nature and the Texas Hill Country?  Explore our site for details, then email questions to our Membership Director or submit this easy form.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Questions or comments about our chapter’s website?  Email our webmaster.


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