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AT ONLINE – Bumble Bee 6 Week Course

I am approving this series of webinars:  Bumble Bee Short Course for Community Scientists: building skills of community scientists. Anyone interested in bumble bee biodiversity, ecology and conservation will want to join us on six consecutive Fridays from 1PM to 2:30PM EASTERN, March 18th — April 22nd. Register once, attend any session. A weekly schedule... Read More →

AT Online –  The Language of Trees

Hello BPTMN! Here’s an opportunity to learn how trees communicate with one another, and how their futures are shaped by the language with which humans describe them.  Sounds intriguing!  It’s online and it’s free. Program: The  Speaker:  Alison Hawthorne Deming and Kathleen Dean Moore Description:  The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment, Orion Magazine and the... Read More →

VH – TMN Virtual Volunteer Fair

BPTMN Members! Registration is now open for the TMN Spring 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair!  Please note that only the highlighted in green projects in the list below have been approved for BPTMN members.   Program: TMN Virtual Volunteer Fair Dates:  Thursday May 5, 2022 Time:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location:  Online via the WebEx... Read More →

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AT – ONLINE Introduction to Monarch Conservation Workshop

Introduction to Monarch Conservation Workshop Registration is now open!   To access a detailed description of the workshop and to register Click here Or copy/paste the following link in your Web browser: https://nwf-monarch-conservation-intro-5-24-2022.eventbrite.com   Amid COVID-19, this interactive two-day workshop will be hosted online (via Zoom*) on May 24th(8:30 am-2:00 pm), and May 26th 8:30am-2:00pm), with plenty... Read More →

AT ONLINE – View from the Intersection of DEI and Park Advocacy

BPTMN Members: You are invited to join the Galveston Bay Area TMN Chapter in the next presentation in their series on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Program:  A view from the intersection of DEI and park advocacy Speaker:  Alan Spears, Senior Director for Cultural Resources, National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) Description:  This is the the next... Read More →

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AT – ONLINE Introduction to Monarch Conservation Workshop

Introduction to Monarch Conservation Workshop Registration is now open!   To access a detailed description of the workshop and to register Click here Or copy/paste the following link in your Web browser: https://nwf-monarch-conservation-intro-5-24-2022.eventbrite.com   Amid COVID-19, this interactive two-day workshop will be hosted online (via Zoom*) on May 24th(8:30 am-2:00 pm), and May 26th 8:30am-2:00pm), with plenty... Read More →

AT – #TMNTuesday – Downlink from the ISS

Hi Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalists! This Tuesday, June 14th, will be an out-of-this-world #TMNTuesday event! Our Master Naturalist in Space, Kjell Lindgren, will be tuning in from the International Space Station (ISS) to answer previously submitted questions! Program: #TMNTuesday – Downlink from the ISS Speaker:  Texas Master Naturalist in Space, Kjell Lindgren Description: A member of... Read More →

(AT) Blackland Prairie Chapter Meeting

Hi Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists! The next BPTMN Chapter meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, 2022. This will be an ONLINE ONLY meeting via ZOOM.   Program:  Blackland Prairie Chapter Meeting - June 2022 Date:  Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Times: Zoom meeting waiting room will open at 6:45 PM Meeting will begin at 7:00... Read More →

AT – Plant Party: Medicinal & Edible Plants

Hi there BPTMN! This series of webinars puts the spotlight on Texas vegetation. Dubbed “Plant Party,” this series of virtual events offers participants helpful tips for identifying key species, management guidance, and ecological principles to provide context for the presence and purpose of these plants on the landscape.  It’s online, it’s free and there are... Read More →

AT – June 2022 Texas Water Webinar – TPWD Artificial Reef Program. 

Hi BPTMN Members! The June 2022 Texas Water Webinar looks the TPWD Artificial Reef Program.  Get ready for a fish-eye-view of some of the larger artificial reefs added to Texas Coastal waters since 1990. Texas Waters Webinars are part of the certification process to become a Texas Waters Specialist.  You do not need to be involved... Read More →