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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

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

2nd Saturday of each month (September - June only), 8AM Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you... Read More →

(AT) Arbor Hills Nature Walk

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve 6701 W. Parker Rd, Plano

Cost: $5  Registration required.  Register Here Come out and explore the natural wonders of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.  A Master Naturalist will guide you along the way. Each month will be a different theme.  

(AT) Deep Dive Class – How to Identify Key Birds Visually

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

February 11   6:30pm -  "Deep Dive Class - How to Identify Key Birds Visually" - Charles Meister. Prior to the regularly scheduled February 11 meeting, from 6:30pm-7pm, Charles Meister (Birding enthusiast and fellow BPTMN member) will conduct a class on how to identify key birds via their distinctive visual characteristics. This class will be in... Read More →

(AT) Oak Point Park Guided Walks

Oak Point Park 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano

Walk along beautiful Rowlett Creek, through an old growth forest, or amble through a meadow of prairie wildflowers.  The beauty and diversity of Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve will... Read More →

(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

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

February 15 – Project Lake Lavon – Ranger David Walker of the Texas Corps of Engineers ​Ranger David Walker will speak about Lavon Lake, and the Corps role in the... Read More →

(AT) Night Hike at Oak Point Park

Oak Point Park 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano

Cost: $5  Registration is Required  Register Here Take an enjoyable guided evening walk through the woods at Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve led by a Texas Master Naturalist.  Come identify native plants and wildlife habitats while learning about i why it’s important to protect our environment. Bring a flashlight.

(AT) Oak Point Park Guided Walks

Oak Point Park 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano

Walk along beautiful Rowlett Creek, through an old growth forest, or amble through a meadow of prairie wildflowers.  The beauty and diversity of Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve will... Read More →

(AT) Armchair Botany: Transcribing Botanical Collections

Davis Library 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano

Advanced Training:  Armchair Botany: Transcribing Botanical Collections When:  Friday, February 21, 2020, 1:30 PM -2:30 PM Over three million botanical specimens exist in Texas herbaria, but only a small fraction of these are accessible digitally. BRIT is working to get all of their specimens digitized, which will greatly enhance their scientific utility. This Advanced Training... Read More →

(AT) The Heard – Teacher Workshop “Growing Up Wild”

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

Growing Up Wild Saturday, February 22, from 9:00am to Noon in Laughlin Hall “Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children's sense of wonder about... Read More →

(AT) Spring Creek Forest Preserve – Trout Lily Walk

Spring Creek Forest Preserve 1770 Holford Road, Plano

4th Sunday Nature Walk and 27th Annual Trout Lily Walk Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020 Time: anytime between 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 Location: 1787 Holford Road, Garland TX 75044.  https://www.google.com/maps/place/1787+Holford+Rd,+Garland,+TX+75044/@32.9642044,-96.6592147,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x864c1c2382d1c5f3:0x6fef5811fe20c3c1!8m2!3d32.9642044!4d-96.657026 Leader: Tom Frey Tom always has new information about our Preserve and its ecology as you stroll through fabulous trees to find the Trout lilies,... Read More →