Welcome – Indian Trail Master Naturalist – Ellis and Navarro Counties

Moon Watch,  Moonlight Stroll, and Moon Pies

Join members of the Indian Trail Master Naturalist Chapter for a fun evening enjoying the full moon and penumbral lunar eclipse. Maximum eclipse at 6:43 p.m.

Please call 972-291-2868 to reserve space or for information.

Mockingbird Nature Park is located at 1361 Onward Road

(off Mockingbird Lane), Midlothian


Monthly Meetings and Programs

Monday – February 27, 2017

 “HARVESTING NATIVE TEXAS PLANT SEEDS”

Location: First United Methodist Church
505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX
Family Life Center – Gathering Room

  • 6:00 PM – Business Meeting
  • 7:00 PM – Program by Randy Johnson, President – Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas

Randy Johnson is the past Director of Horticulture at Texas Discovery Gardens and he currently serves as the Horticulture Manager at the Dallas Zoo. From Mesquite, TX, Randy attended Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences.  He is the current president of the Dallas Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas and also has a personal business – Randy Johnson Organics, through which he grows and sells native plants and offers consultations on various environmental topics.

Randy will provide an instructional presentation on harvesting seeds of native plants for use in your home landscape.”


Scholarships

Are you a high school student or know of one that is interested in horticultural related fields (including but not limited to: horticulture, agriculture, environmental science, animal science, forestry, botany, biology (e.g. plant genetics, plant physiology), landscape design or entomology and will be attending an accredited college or university?

ITMN has 4 scholarships available. Please review the guidelines and complete the application. Deadline is March 24, 2017.

 


Nature Treasures in Ellis County

Mockingbird Nature Park and Kachina Prairie