Cancellation of Texas Master Naturalist Program meetings and events in response to COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all planned events are cancelled through the end of March and into April. This includes spring class sessions, workdays at Seabourne, outreach events, bird hikes, committee and board meetings, and social gatherings.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
Click here for updated class schedules and other news.
The Coastal Prairie Chapter programs are free and open to the public and are usually held on the first Thursday of the month at the Rosenberg Civic Center 3825 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471. All ages are welcome! Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a 30 minute social time and then the hour long program begins at 6:30 p.m. This will be followed by a 30 minute informational meeting during which project updates and upcoming events are presented by various board members.
- CANCELLED-APRIL 2, 2020: “Becoming a Backyard Astrophotographer” presented by Amber Leung. Click here for more information.
MONTHLY BIRD HIKES AT SEABOURNE CREEK! The last bird hike is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. All ages and levels of birders are welcome; meet in the parking lot before 8 AM. Click here for more information on our monthly bird hikes. Our hikes are usually held the first Wednesday of the month from October to May, but April’s formal hike is cancelled. The park is open and the birds will be here.
For a full list of the birds seen at Seabourne, go to Seabourne e-Bird Species List.
SEABOURNE CREEK NATURE PARK is our signature project. Click here to view the Seabourne Creek Nature Park brochure.
SEABOURNE WEEKEND NATURE WALKS are available by appointment only.
COASTAL PRAIRIE BLOG
Like accountants during tax season, Texas birders have a habit of disappearing in April, leaving their families to fend for themselves. It isn’t receipts and deductions capturing their attention, but the annual phenomenon of Spring bird migration. The Texas Gulf Coast is one of the best places in the world to experience this marvel. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, of the 338 species that are listed as Nearctic-Neotropical migrants in North America (north of Mexico), 333 of them – an astounding 98.5% – have been… Read More →
Thanks to all volunteers (TMNs and friends, Cub and Boy Scouts and families, LDS elders), who came out on a beautiful cool and dry day and planted more than 100 trees at Seabourne. We also thank Apache Corporation for making the annual tree grant available, the City’s Parks Department for donating 2 bald cypress and a good-size live oak and Bill and Carol Brookshire for donating the black walnut. Among the 100 Apache trees were oaks, buttonbushes, American beautyberries, wax myrtles and yaupons along with parsley hawthorns, rusty… Read More →
Our chapter has a new initiative. We are encouraging everyone attending our monthly chapter meetings to bring their own water bottle. If you do, your name will be placed in a drawing for a prize. Members and guests both can enter. The drawing will be held right after the program. Must be present to win. Let’s reduce our plastic usage!
Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter (TMNCPC) is a group of trained volunteers who share their appreciation and knowledge of nature with the community through outreach, education and conservation/restoration projects, in or near the Fort Bend and Waller County areas.