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:  Angler Education Instructor Course
Date:  June 20 (tentative)
Where:   TBD
Details:  The Central Texas Chapter of Master Naturalists is planning on having an instructor course for Angler Education. This is so the student can be certified to teach other adults the Angle Ed Program. Contact if interested: Yvonne Eele at yeele@ymail.com or 254-7256.
VMS: AT Chapter Mtg or other venue

Event:  Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program; Topic – Backyard Birds
Date:  June 21 from 5:30-6:30 pm
Where:   Cameron Public Library, 304 E 3rd St. in Cameron
Details:  Lead, Cindy Bolch (Joyce Conner and Donna Lewis – assistants). Each 1-hour session will consist of an educational component, an activity, handouts/item table. All chapter members invited to attend and help. Email joyce@conner.net with questions.
VMS: VE: Community Presentations: Direct. Description: Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program, Milam County

Event:  Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program; Topic – Dragonflies
Date:  July 5 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Where:   Cameron Public Library, 304 E 3rd St. in Cameron
Details:  Lead, Joyce Conner (Cindy Bolch and Donna Lewis – assistants). Each 1-hour session will consist of an educational component, an activity, handouts/item table. All chapter members invited to attend and help. Email joyce@conner.net if questions.
VMS: VE: Community Presentations: Direct. Description: Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program, Milam County

Event:  July Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, July 12, meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:   First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Milano
Details:  Bob Mione will present regarding Restoration Efforts at the Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve. Presentation deals with the detailed history of restoration attempts at the 72 acre nature preserve.  Removal of invasives, both chemically and via solarization, the use of a “no till drill”, using a greenhouse to start seedlings, irrigation techniques, seed choices, mowing techniques and other aspects of native grass and wild flower restoration are discussed.  Recent focus on restoring habitat for Monarch butterflies and bees is highlighted.
VMS:  AT: At a Chapter Mtg or Other Venue, and VE: Admin/Chapter Mtg, optionally VE: Admin/Hospitality as appropriate

Event:  Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program; Topic – Purple Martins
Date:  July 19, 5:30-6:30 pm
Where:   Cameron Public Library, 304 E 3rd St. in Cameron
Details:  Lead, Donna Lewis (Cindy Bolch and Joyce Conner – assistants). Each 1-hour session will consist of an educational component, an activity, handouts/item table. All chapter members invited to attend and help. Email joyce@conner.net if questions.
VMS: VE approved under Community Presentations: Direct. Description: Cameron Library Childrens’ Summer Reading Program, Milam County

Event:  September Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, September 13, meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Master Naturalist Mike Conner will present a program on Aquifers of Texas and Especially Milam County
VMS: AT: Chapter Mtg or other venue

Event:  November Chapter Meeting
Date:  Thursday, November 8, meal at 6:00 pm, program at 6:30 pm
Where:   Milano Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Details:  Master Naturalist Joyce Conner will present a program on Trash To Treasure. More details to come.
VMS: TBD

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