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(VH) Texas Master Naturalist Aquatic Plant Photo Submission Contest

Project:  Texas Master Naturalist Aquatic Plant Photo Submission Contest Dates:  May 1 - September 30, 2021 Work Plan:  Project Background  Submitting photos to this project means you agree with the use of these photos in educational materials including but not limited to: online courses, programs, social media, AquaPlant, and publications. Photo Submission Minimum Requirements Photos must... Read More →

(VH) Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz 2021-City of Plano

Hello Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists! I know there is already a BioBlitz happening this week.  The Second Annual Fall Socially Distant iNaturalist BioBlitz in DFW is underway!  Here is another one, and this one is different!  It focuses on pollinators, observations must be made in Plano parks, and it goes from September 1-30, 2021.  So,... Read More →

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(VH) BPRC Prairie & Trail Mainenance

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center 1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas

Project:  BPRC Prairie & Trail Maintenance Dates:  Monday thru Friday Time: June-Sept hours 7AM-12PM Oct-May hours 9AM-2PM Work Areas:  Trail Maintenance - Mowing or weed whacking and raking trails. Some trails need repair work which involves realigning the chop block edging. Medium activity level. Cedar Removal - Helping to remove Eastern Red Cedars as they... Read More →

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(VH) Wylie Prairie Restoration Project

Wylie Prairie Restoration 300 Country Club Rd #300, Wylie

Dave is planning a workday with plenty of time for observations of the restoration project. Meet: Meeting in the North East corner of the parking lot at 300 Country Club Road in Wylie. Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 am Project: Prairie restoration in open space in front of and behind the Wylie Library. Location:  300 Country... Read More →

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(VH) Connemara Meadow Preserve Restoration

Connemara Conservancy (Bird Walks) Alma and Tatum Road, Allen

Hello Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists! Looking for volunteer work that involves working outside, planting/caring for native plants/grasses, and a getting a healthy workout?  Then you should strongly consider joining the Connemara Meadow Restoration Team!  The information below will give you the basics.  The best way to really learn about what is involved in this opportunity... Read More →

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(VH) BPRC Prairie & Trail Mainenance

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center 1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas

Project:  BPRC Prairie & Trail Maintenance Dates:  Monday thru Friday Time: June-Sept hours 7AM-12PM Oct-May hours 9AM-2PM Work Areas:  Trail Maintenance - Mowing or weed whacking and raking trails. Some trails need repair work which involves realigning the chop block edging. Medium activity level. Cedar Removal - Helping to remove Eastern Red Cedars as they... Read More →

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(VH) Heard Sanctuary Restoration & Preservation Projects

Hello Blackland Prairie Chapter! Looking for a volunteer opportunity that will get you outside in the fresh air?  Have we got a deal for you!  You can spend Friday mornings on the beautiful Heard Sanctuary helping to maintain areas that need vegetation removal.  Find out more below!   Event:  Heard Sanctuary Restoration & Preservation Projects... Read More →

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(VH) Connemara Meadow Preserve Restoration

Connemara Conservancy (Bird Walks) Alma and Tatum Road, Allen

Hello Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists! Looking for volunteer work that involves working outside, planting/caring for native plants/grasses, and a getting a healthy workout?  Then you should strongly consider joining the Connemara Meadow Restoration Team!  The information below will give you the basics.  The best way to really learn about what is involved in this opportunity... Read More →

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(AT) Trail Guide Training for the Heard Natural Science Museum

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

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... Read More →

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(AT) Texas Raptor ID Class

Hello BPTMN Members: Want to learn more about Texas raptors from an internationally recognized raptor expert?  Here is your opportunity.  Please note there is a $100 class fee, for which you will receive 6 hours of training from one of the world’s best experts and teachers, according to Gailon Brehm, BPTMN Member and Texas Ornithology... Read More →