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AT: Fall Birding Frenzy-How to Select Binoculars & Field Guides

Online Zoom

This 8-week, VIRTUAL birding series is a great way to learn more about the basics of birdwatching. There will be new topics each week, led by certified Texas Master Naturalist and owner of Birding for Fun, Kristine Rivers. Attend as many or as few classes as you are interested in, but make sure you sign... Read More →

Free

AT: Riparian and Stream Ecosystems – Comal River

Landa Haus 360 Aquatic Cir. New Braunfels, TX 78130 (map) This workshop is being co-hosted by the City of New Braunfels, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Comal County, Texas Riparian Association, and Texas Water Resources Institute. The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the... Read More →

Free
Recurring

VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy, Formerly Katy Prairie Conservancy, – Tuesday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

CPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, Texas

  The Coastal  Prairie Conservancy (CPC) seeks “Preserve and Native Nursery Volunteers”. Its COVID-19 Update notes volunteer opportunities are “Open to vaccinated volunteers”. “Come get your hands dirty on the prairie. Every Tuesday and Friday on the Indiangrass Preserve, volunteers participate in activities critical to the success of our restoration program. Volunteers maintain the Ann... Read More →

VSP: Native Prairies Association of Texas at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie

Deer Park Lawther Prairie 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX

Interested in being a student field trip volunteer? Who: Native Prairies Association of Texas What: Opportunity to assist K-12 students with insect sweeps, service, and other prairie activities When: Wednesday, 11/3/2021; during school hours (8:45 AM - 12:00 PM) Where: Lawther-Deer Park Prairie 1222 East Purdue Lane  Deer Park TX 77536  Why: It's what TMNs... Read More →

AT: Texan By Nature Conservation Summit

George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205

The Conservation Summit is a unique annual gathering hosted by Texan by Nature that focuses on bringing conservation and business leaders together for rich, impact-focused dialogue and networking. The Summit’s carefully selected panelists, representing both industry and conservation, lay the foundation for discussion by sharing success stories, best practices, lessons learned, and more. The 2021... Read More →

Virtual-Free

Chapter Program: “Benefits of Residential Solar in Greater Houston”

Zoom Online Meeting Advance registration required

NOTE: This will be a Zoom meeting and is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApdO2orz0sGNBcigIen7g4X4TYbwDmubjK After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Please join us for a great presentation! Charles Boyle will discuss the environmental impact of rooftop and ground mount solar... Read More →

AT: Fall Birding Frenzy-Understanding Your Field Guide

Online Zoom

This 8-week, VIRTUAL birding series is a great way to learn more about the basics of birdwatching. There will be new topics each week, led by certified Texas Master Naturalist and owner of Birding for Fun, Kristine Rivers. Attend as many or as few classes as you are interested in, but make sure you sign... Read More →

Free

AT: Re-Horning Texas: A Historical Introduction to Restoring Texas Horned Lizards

Online Zoom

Further North than our chapter, but interesting! Dusty Rhoads, author and horned lizard researcher presents the history of the Great Plains — and its dismantling — as it relates to Texas Horned Lizards: their history, ecological needs, adaptations, and their uncertain future. Rhoads hopes that such information will equip the average Texan with the appropriate... Read More →

Free
Recurring

VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy, Formerly Katy Prairie Conservancy, – Tuesday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

CPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, Texas

  The Coastal  Prairie Conservancy (CPC) seeks “Preserve and Native Nursery Volunteers”. Its COVID-19 Update notes volunteer opportunities are “Open to vaccinated volunteers”. “Come get your hands dirty on the prairie. Every Tuesday and Friday on the Indiangrass Preserve, volunteers participate in activities critical to the success of our restoration program. Volunteers maintain the Ann... Read More →

AT: Soil Carbon in Natural and Restored Lands

Online Zoom

Dr. Elizabeth Bach is a Research Scientist with The Nature Conservancy in Illinois based at Nachusa Grasslands where she works with scientists, land managers, and volunteer stewards to investigate questions about tallgrass prairie restoration ecology. Her own research expertise focuses on soil ecology, exploring how below-ground biology supports tallgrass prairie ecosystems through plant-soil interactions and... Read More →

Free