Past Topics

2018 – 
December 11: “Partnering for Natural Success” – Roger Scott – plus end of year celebration with food and recognition.
November 13: “Rainwater Harvesting” – Daniel Cunningham
October 9: “Driving Sustainability Through Campus Transformation” – Thea Junt/Craig Lewis
September 11: “Personal Experience Raising Monarchs: 6 weeks of Learning, Defeat and Triumph” – Clyde Camp
August 14: Dragonflies” – Omar Bocanegra
July 10:  “Sex in the Garden” – Janet Smith
June 12: “From the First Quark to You – We are all in this together” – Ernie Stokley
May 8: “Fundamentals of Forest Ecology” – Chris Ebling
April 10: “Citizen Science” – Marsha May
March 13 : ”What’s New in the World of Monarch Butterflies?– Carol Clark
February 13 : ”Light Pollution – More Than a Barrier to Sky Gazing– Tom Fleming
January 9 : ”Open House. Welcome Back to Members, Come Join Us to Visitors– Mike Roome, President

 

2017 – 
December 12: “This Badlands Tortoise is 34 Million Years Old and at The Heard” – Pat Kline, Lead Project Preparator
November 14: Prairies in Old Cemeteries” – Candace Fountoulakis, Master Gardener and member of the Plano Garden Club.
A board member of The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc.
October 10: “The Urban Harvest: Foraging in the City” – Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Extension
September 12: “Reptiles with a particulare emphasis on Texas ” –  David Mead, Class of ’17
August 8: “Past Climates: Putting the Climate Puzzle Together with Models” – Dr. Angela Osen; University of Texas Arlington, Tarrant County College
July 11: “13 Things You Need to Know About the Poison Oak and Ivy Rash” –  Amy Martin – Author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant (www.Itchy.biz).
June 13 : “Frogs! ” –  Scott Kiester, Texas Master Naturalist, Elm Fork Chapter
May 9: “Dead Zones in Rivers and the Gulf of Mexico and Their Causes” – Donald Harper, Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M Galveston
April 11: “Zika and Other Issues” – Daphne Lynch, Epidemiologist for Collin County
March 14: “New Frisco Wetlands in the Hackberry Creek and Stewart Creek Drainages” – Corp of Engineers, Jon Loxley and Jim Frisinger; Jayce Proctor, UNT
February 14: “Texas Wild Cats” – Monica Morrison
January 10: 2016 Successes and 2017 Opportunities – Where our members volunteer and why.

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