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(AT) Blackland Prairie Chapter Meeting

May 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hi Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists!

The next BPTMN Chapter meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

This will be a HYBRID meeting.

Members will be able to attend the May chapter meeting in one of two ways:

  • In-person at the Heard Museum Science Resource Center (SRC) or
  • Online via Zoom

In-Person Meeting Reminders:

  • Be sure to wear your name tag! It’s been a long time since we’ve seen each other!
  • Coffee and tea will be available. Please bring your own cup!  Let’s do our part to reduce waste!
  • Texas Master Naturalist volunteers are encouraged to evaluate their own comfort, risk, health, and safety when considering meetings and volunteer service opportunities. If you are in a vulnerable or ‘high risk’ category, you can participate in our online meeting via Zoom. For in-person attendees masks are optional.  Hand sanitizer will be provided.

Program:  Blackland Prairie Chapter Meeting – May 2022

Date:  Tuesday, May 10, 2022


  • SRC Doors will open at 6:00 PM
  • Zoom meeting waiting room will open at 6:45 PM
  • Meeting will begin at 7:00 PM

Naturalist Talk Speaker:  Nicole Neigel

Topic:   Making Your Bird & Nature Outings More Accessible

Description:  Nicole Neigel (she/her) is autistic and struggles with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and an undiagnosed illness. She works as an educator and bird rehabber at a nature center, where she advocates to make her workplace and their programs more accessible for everybody. She is a Birdability Captain and is passionate about helping others enjoy nature and birds regardless of any accessibility challenges!

Physical Meeting Location:  Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney TX 75069, Science Resource Center (SRC) building

Directions to SRC:  Drive through Heard gates; go past parking lot and museum building; continue until the road ends at the large white SRC building.

Online Meeting Registration:

Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This meeting will be recorded and posted on the BPTMN Vimeo page – https://vimeo.com/bptmn

Online Meeting Hosts: Charlise Hill-Larson – charlisehl@bptmn.org and Linda Nixon – lindan@bptmn.org

Logging AT:  The monthly meeting presentation will offer members the opportunity to earn 1-hour of AT. Log as AT: BPTMN Chapter Monthly Meeting Only (1 hour) with presentation description: “Nicole Neigel-Accessible Nature Outings.”

Other Information:

Get steps to download ZOOM on your computer:


Linda Nixon
BPTMN Communications Director


May 10, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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