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

Event:  Habitat Management for Wildlife Presentation by Tim Siegmund –TPWD Private Lands Program Leader, at the Brazos Valley Chapter of TMN Meeting
Date:  Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where:   Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, located at 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, TX 77802
Details:  NOTE: Tim Siegmund will be the speaker at the ECRMN monthly meeting in August; the presentation will likely be the same. This information is provided in case you cannot make it to the 8/8 ECRMN meeting. Tim will show examples Illustrating grassland restoration, brush management, and prescribed burning techniques to manage habitat. He will discuss the results and implications of these management decisions and how they use what shaped this landscape historically to benefit native plants and animals.
VMS: AT: Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) or TMN Sponsored; list the training topics in the “Describe your service or training” description box.

Event:  Land Management Options Program, presented by the Lee County Office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Date:  Friday July 19. Check-in will begin at 12:30 pm; program will begin at 1:00 pm
Where:   Lincoln Community Hall on Main Street in Lincoln, Texas
Details:  Topics will include Pond Weeds, Common Tree Diseases, Fire-Wise Landscapes and Prescribed Burning. Landowners are encouraged to attend and learn more about these management options. Two CEUs will be offered to Pesticide Private Applicators.
Participating agencies include Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife. RSVP by July 17 to 979-542-2753.
VMS: AT: AgriLife Sponsored; list the training topics in the “Describe your service or training” description box.

Event:  August Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, August 8, potluck meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:  Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Tim Siegmund will present a program about grassland restoration.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, VE for meeting, VE for Hospitality if appropriate

Event:  September Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, September 12, potluck meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:  Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Local Master Gardeners Linda Fredrickson and Aloma Clayton will present a program on keyhole gardening and modified raised gardens.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, VE for meeting, VE for Hospitality if appropriate

Event:  November Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, November 14, potluck meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:  Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Kelly Simon, Texas Parks & Wildlife Biologist, will be our speaker. Although we don’t know the specific topic, Kelly is the author of Texas Wildscapes – Gardening for Wildlife, so it’s sure to be a great, informative program.
VMS: AT: At a Chapter Mtg, VE for meeting, VE for Hospitality if appropriate

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