Our members have offered to serve as resources to the community for the following topic areas. Below are a number of resources for various Texas Master Naturalist and ecologically related topics.
|Hands-On Activities & Family Resources
|Organizations & Chapter Sponsors
|Ecosystems: Concepts & Management
|Climate & Weather
|Geology & Soils
Organizations & Chapter Sponsors
Ecosystems: Concepts & Management
Climate & Weather
Geology & Soils
- Fall 2018 Pollinator Plant Sale Growing Chart
- Information about care and growing conditions for the plants sold
- Milkweed Sprout Harvesting Method 2014
- by Barbara Keller-Willy from Monarch Gateway
- Identification of Milkweed in Texas
- by Jason Singhurst and Ben Hutchins from TPWD and Walter C. Holmes with Baylor University.
- Key to the Angiosperm Flora of Brazos and Surrounding Counties
- by Monique Reed.
- This book is available from Copy Corner on Texas Avenue in College Station. Talk to Vicki Ward. She can sell anyone a copy.
- Aquatic and Wetland Plants of the Southeastern United States
- by Godfrey and Wooten.
- Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southwestern United States
- by Correll and Correll.
- These are somewhat out of date but they will still help with aquatic plants.
- Illustrated Flora of East Texas Online
- Published by the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
- Includes a history of the flora of East Texas, descriptions of the different vegetation assemblies, and complete keys to ferns, gymnosperms, and monocots. It covers a very large expanse of East Texas. Extensive introductory materials, color photographs, appendices, glossary, literature cited, and an index can be accessed – a total of over 1,500 pages.
- Flora of the Great Plains
- by the Great Plains Flora Association and edited by Ted Barkley
- Quite a few Great Plains plants are found in Texas, so this is very useful, especially along the upper reaches of the Brazos.
- Grasses of Texas
- by Frank W. Gould
- Flora of the Texas Coastal Bend
- by Fred B. Jones
- Old but rather good for the coastal end of the Brazos
- Resource Handout from Making the World a Better Place – One Yard at a Time
- List of resources that go with Cheryl Lewis’ presentation
- Wildlife Plants Blackland Prairie
- Plants for the Post Oak Savannah
- The 12 Worst Invasive Plants in Post Oak Savannah
Insects & Spiders
- Ten Common Butterflies of Brazos County
- by Bruce Neville
- Tiger Beetle Dichotomous Key and “What I Did in Rockwell” presentation slides – 7/16/2020
- by Bruce Neville
Reptiles & Amphibians
page last updated 1/4/2023 -VS