Click for a hub of Extension resources related to the current COVID-19 situation.
COVID-19 Resources
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

(AT) Online – Deep Dive – Common Freshwater Fish of the Blackland Prairie

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Program:  Common Freshwater Fish of the Blackland Prairie

Presenter:  Mike Petrick

Description:   Mike will provide insight into what makes a fish a fish including their basic anatomy and review the common freshwater fish species found in our area and how to identify them.

Mike is a graduate of Angelo State University. He taught in San Angelo for 18 years and in Lewisville for 20 years. The last 8 years of his career Mike taught outdoor education, which included hunting and boating safety, fishing, camping, Dutch oven cooking, orienteering etc. at Huffines Middle School in Lewisville.

While teaching outdoor education he became a Texas Parks and Wildlife Angler Education Area chief, enabling Mike to certify teachers to teach fishing in the public schools.

After retiring, Mike became a Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalist, class of 2011. Since joining the chapter, he’s become an avid birder and bird photographer

Mike’s been able to combine his love of the outdoors, birds, photography and teaching by volunteering as at trail guide at The Heard Refuge and at LLELA. Mike is also a volunteer at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge as a tram tour guide as well as helping with the weekly bird census there.

Date:  Thursday, October 29, 2020

To maximize your opportunity to attend this online deep dive class, it will be offered at two different times.  Both sessions will be live, with time allocated for questions and answers.  Members may attend both sessions if they choose but cannot earn additional AT for repeating the same session.

Times:  Session 1 – 4:00-4:30 pm | Session 2 – 6:00-6:30 pm

Online Platform:  ZOOM Application; If you do not already have the ZOOM application on your computer or mobile device, see “Steps to Download ZOOM” below.

Join Meeting Instructions:  The Meeting ID and Password to join this meeting will be sent to all members in a separate email on Tuesday, October 27.  Please note, each class has a unique ZOOM Meeting ID number and password.

BPTMN Contact:  Rick Travis –

Logging AT:  Report as AT: BPTMN: Other Pre-approved training (Name of class in Comments).  While you are welcome to attend both sessions of this class, you will only earn ½-hour of AT.  Put another way, whether you attend one or both sessions, you will earn only ½-hour AT.


October 29
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:
%d bloggers like this: