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(VH) Nature Reflections Video Project (.5 max)

Dear BPTMN Members, The State TMN Program invites you to participate in this video diary project to document the the restorative power of Nature and being a Texas Master Naturalist. Hurry! Your video must be recorded and uploaded by May 31, 2021.   Texas Master Naturalists, One year ago this month as our state and the world... Read More →

(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) TMN Field Research with Lights Out Texas Dallas Bird Count

Hi there BPTMN! Looking for adventure?  How about prowling the streets of Dallas in the early morning hours to look for . . . birds!  If you decide to participate, please write an article for “Shaking the Trees!”   Event:  Lights Out Dallas Project Description:  Dear Lights Out Dallas Team, Here we go! Downtown Dallas... Read More →

(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 →

(VH) Frisco Commons Park Prairie Restoration

Frisco Commons Park 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco

We’ll have a workday from 9 to about noon, that will include plenty of time to make observations in the park natural areas. Meet: At the circle in front of the main pavilion. Project: Prairie restoration in the northern portion of Frisco Commons park. Location: 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco, TX Volunteer Opportunities: Removing of encroaching small... Read More →

(VH) BPRC Prairie & Trail Mainenance

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center 1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas

Project:  BPRC Prairie & Trail Maintenance Dates:  Tuesdays and Thursdays Time:  12:00-3:00 PM 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 are cut. This is... Read More →

(AT) ONLINE – Birds & Birding: A Community Read Conversation

AT ONLINE - Birds & Birding: A Community Read Conversation    Program:  Birds & Birding: A Community Read Conversation – May 4   Speakers:  J. Drew Lanham (The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature), Mya Thompson (Ruby’s Birds), and Wingyi Kung, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Park Ranger   Description: ... Read More →