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McKinney, 75069

April 2019

BPTMN 2019 Training Class 11

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Class information  (Reading – TMN – Units 18 & 19) Macro invetebrates & Water Quality - LuAnne Ray - Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalist  

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May 2019

BPTMN 2019 Training Class 12

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Class information  (Reading – TMN – Unit 17) Trees of Collin County - David Powell, Mike Roome, Rick Travis - Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalists  

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(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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BPTMN 2019 Training Class 13

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 05/08/2019

 Class information  Heard Trail Walks - Carol Clark, Melanie Schuchart, LuAnne Ray, Bill Woodfin, David Powell - Blackland Prairie Texas Master Naturalist  

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Sam Kieschnick Topic: “How iNaturalist Influences Land Management and Guides Public Policy” Sam is an Urban Wildlife Biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife, serving the east side of the DFW metroplex. As an Urban Wildlife Biologist, Sam’s focus is on three a’s: Awareness, Appreciation, and Action. ——————— The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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June 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Jacob Eickstead Topic: “Management of Roadside Vegetation and Wildflowers” Jacob holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Texas State University and is a Vegetation Specialist for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Prior to working at TxDOT, Jacob served as a Natural Resource Specialist for the Railroad Commission of Texas, analyzing soil characteristics and re-vegetation of mine reclamations throughout the state. ——————— The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

June 15, Prepare for a BioBlitz – Sam Kieshnick ​Our TPWD’s ‘agent’ will teach us how to prepare for, do the search, and record the findings for an inventory on a specific site.  We will use a mini site and go through the procedure.  Come prepared to take photos and observe everything you may see on a certain site and then record your findings together.  Some outside and inside time will be needed.  Come prepared to have fun and work…

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July 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Prairies and Milkweeds" -  Matt White Matt is an environmentalist, writer, and teacher with an extensive knowledge and love of the Blackland Prairie and its history. Matt is the author of Prairie Time, a Blackland Portrait and Birds of Northeast Texas, and is currently writing a new book dedicated to Milkweeds. Matt also teaches American History at Paris Junior College in Greenville, TX, and likes to explore the relationship between history and natural history and learn how each influences the…

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

July 20, Earthquakes and Volcanoes – Diane Brownlee ​Ms. Brownlee will use the magic planet to show us where recent volcanoes have occurred and the results of earthquakes and tsunamis on the world around us.  Bring lots of questions. ———————— These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these…

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August 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Tania Homayoun Topic: “Texas Nature Trackers: Discovering Populations & Documenting Change for Conservation” Dr. Tania Homayoun is a Texas Nature Tracker Biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Through Texas Nature Trackers, she engages naturalists of all interests and ability levels in collecting citizen science and crowd-sourced data on Texas’ unique flora and fauna with a particular focus on species of greatest conservation need. Tania holds bachelors degrees in Ecology/Evolution/Conservation Biology and Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until 12/21/2019

These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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September 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/17/2019

The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners. We meet in the Science Resource Center at the end of the road – NOT the main museum building and parking lot which you’ll pass on the…

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until 12/21/2019

These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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October 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/17/2019

The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners. We meet in the Science Resource Center at the end of the road – NOT the main museum building and parking lot which you’ll pass on the…

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until 12/21/2019

These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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November 2019

(AT) Native Plant Society Meeting

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 11/05/2019

  The Collin County Chapter of NPSOT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Laughlin Hall at the Heard Museum in McKinney. The Heard Museum’s address is 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. There is a social time before meetings which start at 6:45 p.m. Guests are invited to join us at the monthly meetings.

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) BPTMN Meeting

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/17/2019

The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners. We meet in the Science Resource Center at the end of the road – NOT the main museum building and parking lot which you’ll pass on the…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until 12/21/2019

These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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December 2019

(AT) BPTMN Meeting

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/17/2019

The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners. We meet in the Science Resource Center at the end of the road – NOT the main museum building and parking lot which you’ll pass on the…

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(AT) 2nd Saturday Bird Walk at the Heard

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12/14/2019

01/12/2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Monthly on the 2nd Saturday Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: 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 come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it…

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(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

December 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until 12/21/2019

These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Please check back for more details.

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