Calendar and Current Events

Our Chapter Calendar contains all events, past and future. You can view by month or week. You can also have your Android or iPhone calendar automatically include these events, in a color of your choosing, in your smartphone calendar app. or in your own Google online calendar. Look for the Google calendar called “MN-El Camino” as the calendar name to add to your calendar.   Our Weekly Events email notice (latest shown below calendar) goes directly to all members and others who have requested it.  To submit events for this notice, and the calendar, send them to ECRMNNotification@yahoo.com.

Texas Master Naturalist
El Camino Real Chapter
Events Notice

NOTE: At our membership meetings, the meal will begin at 5:30 pm; the meeting or program will begin at 6:00 pm.

NOTE: Class times are 5-9 pm

Event:  Wildlife & Fisheries Specialist Academy
Date:  Tuesday and Wednesday, February 13-14
Where:   Classroom sessions will be held in the mornings at the AgriLife Turf Research Facility (3100 F&B Road, College Station, TX) and field based sessions in the afternoon. Materials and lunch will be provided each day.
Details:  The purpose is to provide advanced training whereby master volunteers can support or expand specific county educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The goal of the Wildlife & Fisheries Specialist Academy is not to produce “experts”, rather to identify Master Volunteers who have received highly specialized training to support specific natural resource-related programs or projects. Such projects may include educational projects such as training other master volunteers, clientele presentations, and/or applied research and demonstrations. To register, please email Kathrine Bradshaw kathrine.bradshaw@exchange. tamu.edu. For more information, contact Mary Pearl Meuth (mpmeuth@tamu.edu) 979-845-7294
VMS:  AT

Event:  New Class – Archaeology, Geology, and Soils
Date:  Thursday, February 15 from 5-9 pm
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Dr. Lynn Hagan will present program on Archaeology, and Dr. Chris Mathewson will present program on Geology and Soils. Potluck theme will be southern comfort fare.
VMS: AT, possible VE

Event:  Texas Waters Webinar: Urban Stream/Bayou Management/Challenges
Date:  Thursday, February 15 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where:   online webinar
Details:  See email that went out 2/4/2018. Link to register:  https://register.gotowebinar. com/register/ 2083110927904056835
VMS: AT: Webinars

Event:  Great Backyard Bird Count
Date:  February 16-19, 2018
Details:  For more information visit http://gbbc.birdcount.org/    and http://www.audubon.org/ conservation/about-great- backyard-bird-count  VMS: VE

Event:  Mother Earth News Fair
Date:  February 17-18, 2018
Where:   Bell County Expo Center, 301 W Loop 121, Belton, TX
Details:  Programs, workshops and vendors both days. For more information visit https://www. motherearthnewsfair.com/texas/
VMS:  Topics that are relevant to the Master Naturalist program qualify at AT

Event:  2018 Bluebird Society Kickoff
Date:  February 23-24, 2018
Where:   Brazos County Expo Center, 5827 Leonard Rd, Bryan Tx 77807
Details:  There is a fee involved.  Registration is open online,or at the door. The Saturday program is from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; that is 6 hours of advance training. More info 2018event.txblues.org.
VMS: AT

Event:  March Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, March 8, 2018 **meal/social will begin at 5:30 pm; program/meeting will begin at 6:00 pm**
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Brazos Valley Master Naturalist Cheryl Lewis will present a program on plants for pollinators.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, and VE

Event:  New Class – Field Trip to S.M. Tracy Herbarium in College Station
Date:  Saturday, March 10, time to be determined
Where:   Field trip to S.M. Tracy Herbarium in College Station; carpooling options to be determined
VMS:  AT

Where:   April Chapter Meeting
Details:  Thursday, April 12, 2018 **meal/social will begin at 5:30 pm; program/meeting will begin at 6:00 pm**
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Biologist Sean Wall will present a program on edible plants for Texas.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, and VE

Event:  Earth Day Event
Date:  Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 am – 2 pm
Where:   Rockdale Community Center in Rockdale
Details:  Public outreach event celebrating Earth Day
VMS:   VE for those who assist with the event

Where:   May Chapter Meeting
Details:  Thursday, May 10, 2018 **meal/social will begin at 5:30 pm; program/meeting will begin at 6:00 pm**
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Dr. Alston Thoms will present a program on Archaeology: Texas Native Americans.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, and VE

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