Welcome to the Hill Country Chapter

Next Monthly Meeting is Monday, 25 March


Book signing and photography exhibit featuring “Seasons at Selah: The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve” presented by David K. Langford  with J. David Bamberger

In 1969, J. David Bamberger bought what he described as “the sorriest piece of land” in the Texas Hill Country for the specific purpose of restoring the degraded landscape. Today, Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve serves as a model for land conservation and environmental education. 

Seasons at Selah: The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve chronicles Bamberger’s dedication to ethical land stewardship and conservation education through stunning photographs of the land, plants, and wildlife he has devoted his time and resources to protect. Photographers Rusty Yates and David K. Langford capture each season at Selah and offer an intimate glimpse into the day-to-day management and operations of the ranch as well as some of the challenges it faces. In the accompanying text, Andrew Sansom shares his own stories from his decades-long friendship with Bamberger.

Meetings are held in the Upper Guadalupe River Authority Lecture Hall, 125 North Lehmann Drive near downtown Kerrville on fourth Mondays excluding August and December. Join us at 6:15 p.m. to chat with members and guests, chapter business at 6:45, presentation begins at 7.More button orange

 

 

 

 

If it’s not on the VMS list… 
If a volunteer activity is not specifically listed by name it is most likely not an approved project. Please do not arbitrarily enter hours for an unapproved project under any code. Contact us before volunteering to determine if an unlisted project qualifies for reportable hours. Questions? Email the VMS projects manager or VMS Data Manager

 

 

 

chapter sloganTexas Master Naturalist, Hill Country Chapter is one of 48 regional Texas Master Naturalist volunteer corps. Our chapter serves Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Real, and San Saba counties. Members receive comprehensive training in natural resource management specific to the Texas Hill Country and share their knowledge to promote conservation and good stewardship in their communities. Our chapter is a 501(c)(3) organization.

 

 

 

Now in our seventeenth year of commitment to education, outreach, and service, we have trained 525 Master Naturalist volunteers who contributed more than 320,000 service hours to their communities. A contribution to the state of Texas valued at $7, 400,000.

 

 

 

 

 

2017 state meetingWant to join a group of friendly folks who love nature and the Texas Hill Country? Explore our site for details, then email questions to our Membership Director. We look forward to hearing from you!

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