Hi there Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalists!
Looking for a great volunteer activity? How about becoming a Trail Guide at the Heard Natural Science Museum? Learn how to share your knowledge and love of nature with children and adults on the Heard trails from BPTMN Master Naturalist Dave Powell. Bring a lunch, each of the 4 sessions is a 6-hour course! You will also need to become a Heard volunteer (if you are not already one) to be a Heard Trail Guide. (See more information below.)
Program: Trail Guide Training for the Heard Natural Science Museum
Dates/Times: See chart below
Location: Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary – 1 Nature Place, McKinney TX 75069
Directions & Parking: Directions & Parking – Heard Museum
Sign-up: To secure a spot in this annual training, send an email to Dave Powell at email@example.com, with your name and contact information.
Meet at: Laughlin Hall – Enter the museum, turn to the right, proceed down hallway to Laughlin Hall.
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: Lunch, drinking water, sunscreen, insect repellant and face mask
BPTMN Contact: Dave Powell – firstname.lastname@example.org | 469-450-3712
Logging AT: Log as AT: Volunteer Training to Support Partners with “Heard trail guide training” in the description box.
Other Information: To be a Trail Guide at the Heard, you must be a Heard Volunteer. If you are not currently a Heard Volunteer, complete an online application: Adult General Volunteer Application
TRAIL GUIDE TRAINING DATES & TIMES
NOTE: There are 4 sessions in this training. Friday and Saturday training each week are the same, so sign up for only one course (Friday OR Saturday).
Sept 17th Training on Hoot Owl and Laughlin Loop 9:00 – 3:00
Sept 18th Training on Hoot Owl and Laughlin Loop 9:00 – 3:00
Sept 24th Training on Blue Stem and Wood Duck 9:00 – 3:00
Sept 25th Training on Blue Stem and Wood Duck 9:00 – 3:00
Oct 1st Training on Cedar Break and Sycamore 9:00 – 3:00
Oct 2nd Training on Cedar Break and Sycamore 9:00 – 3:00
Oct 8th Kinds of groups, review and makeup 9:00 – 3:00
Oct 9th Kinds of groups, review and makeup 9:00 – 3:00
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