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(AT) Online—Deep Dive: Invasive Trees and Vines Found in North Texas Woodlands Session 1

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

AT Online—Deep Dive: Invasive Trees and Vines Found in North Texas WoodlandsJune 25

 Program:  Invasive Trees and Vines Found in North Texas Woodlands

Presenter:  Rick Travis

Description:   Join Rick for this review of the top invasive trees and vines found in North Texas. You will learn how to identify these species; where they came from, and why they’re here; the environmental issues they create; and, recommended control methods.

Rick owns a Bachelors’ Degree in Forest management and an MBA, both from Stephen F. Austin State University. With retirement from his business career, Rick is fulfilling a long-deferred desire for involvement in the environmental sciences. He is a member of the City of Frisco’s Urban Forestry Board, an active member of the Blackland Prairie Master Naturalist Chapter, and a volunteer trail guide at several places, including the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary, the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA), and Frisco parks and nature trails.

Date:  Thursday, June 25, 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, June 23.  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.

Other Information:

 Steps to download ZOOM on your computer:


  1. In your browser type
  2. Click SIGN UP, IT’S FREE
  3. For verification, confirm your birthdate; click CONTINUE
  4. Enter your email address; click SIGN UP
  5. Zoom will send you an email message; open this email; click CONFIRMATION LINK
  6. A new window will open; click ACTIVATE ACCOUNT
    1. Set up your account; enter your name and create your password
  7. A new window will open; Invite colleagues – SKIP
  8. Test Meeting – Click on START MEETING NOW; test your audio settings
  9. A new screen will open; If prompted, you may need to click on DOWNLOAD & RUN APP
  10. Once you have downloaded and run the ZOOM App, a JOIN A MEETING screen will open
    1. Click on JOIN A MEETING
    2. Enter the Zoom Meeting ID
    3. Enter the Zoom Meeting Password Provided via email
    4. Click JOINSteps to download on your mobile device:
  1. Go to the App Store (Apple) or Play Store (Android)
  3. Install the App
  4. Follow the instructions to set up your account
  5. Click on JOIN A MEETING
  6. Enter the Zoom Meeting ID
  7. Enter the Zoom Meeting Password Provided via email
  8. Click JOIN

See you in the Deep Dive!


June 25
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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