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AT – Trail Guide Training for the Heard Natural Science Museum

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hello Blackland Prairie Master Naturalist!

Are you looking for an outdoor volunteer activity?  Do you enjoy sharing the outdoors with children?  Want to learn more about the nature and history of the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary?  You can do all these things by becoming a Trail Guide at the Heard Natural Science Museum!  The next series of training classes begins on Friday September 22.


Program:  Trail Guide Training for the Heard Natural Science Museum

Dates/Times:  Two consecutive Fridays: September 22 and 29 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (You will need to bring a sack lunch!)

Description:  Back-to-school season is here and that means the Heard is gearing up for a season full of dinos, fieldtrips, scout workshops, birthday parties, and annual Trail Guide Training with Dave Powell!

NOTE: If you are not currently a Heard volunteer, you will need to become one to be a Heard Trail Guide. If you are not currently a Heard Volunteer, complete an online application as soon as possible: Adult General Volunteer Application.   If you have questions, contact Laura Ragan at volunteers@heardmuseum.org.

Location:  Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

1 Nature Place, McKinney TX 75069

Sign-up:  Here is a link to sign-up genius so we will know that you are going to join us on this great adventure:


Meet at:  Laughlin Hall – Enter the museum and check in at the front desk for directions.

Dress:  Routine dress code for activity in the field: Long-pants, boots/close-toed shoes; long-sleeved shirts are recommended.  Master Naturalists should wear their name badges.

Bring:  Sack lunch, drinking water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellant and appropriate outerwear for the weather.

BPTMN Contact:  Dave Powell – powell1217@yahoo.com | 469-450-3712

Logging AT:  Log as AT: Volunteer Training to Support Partners with “Heard trail guide training” in the description box.  NOTE:  Do not include you lunch break in the logged training hours.  Each day must be logged separately.


Linda NixonBPTMN Communications Director


September 22
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Dave Powell