Category Archives: Training

Registration for 2019 Training Class is Open!

Registration for our next Basic Training course, beginning January 2019, is now open. We will accept applications until December 15. Enrollment is limited to 25 students, so please register early to ensure a spot in our class. More information and application forms are available on our Basic Training page!

What’s In Your Notebook? Part Three

Here are some of my notes from the third quarter of our training classes!

Beginner Birding in the Digital Age

How do you know it’s the weekend of the Great Backyard Bird Count?  At Fisherman’s Park, serious bird-watchers stand before tripod-mounted cameras with one hand focusing their long lenses as the other clicks birds off checklists on their smart phones. They report what they see in real time, and the information is instantly visible to birdwatchers all over the world. This is 21st century birding!

Welcome to the Newbie Blog! There will be snacks.

We are Carla and Alex, two trainees in the 2015 Texas Master Naturalist class, and we’d like to welcome you to our blog!