To request an event or opportunity to be posted on the calendar, please complete our Calendar Entry Request form. (Link opens in new page.) Please submit your event at least 2 weeks in advance of the event date and allow at least 48 hours for new events to appear on the calendar once they’ve been submitted.

Chapter members: Check the state TMN website (link opens in new page) for other training and volunteer opportunities offered through the state office or other chapters.

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TMN Basic Training – Grasses (classroom and field), Weather

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton) Library 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Field component at Acton Nature Center. Grasses, Lecture and Field -- Henry Bogusch, Longtime Chapter Member and Grass Expert Weather and Climate -- Jennifer Dunn, National Weather Service Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training – Herpetology, Archeology

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton) Library 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Herpetology -- Gaston del Pino, Chapter Member and Professional Biologist Archeology -- Kevin Hanselka, Texas Department of Transportation Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training – Geology, Soils, Paleontology

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton) Library 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Geology, Soils, and Paleontology -- Melody Holm, Chapter Member and Professional Geologist, USDA Forest Service (Retired) Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training – Field day for Geology, Soils, and Paleontology

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Geology, Soils, and Paleontology - Field Component -- Melody Holm, Chapter Member and Professional Geologist, USDA Forest Service (Retired) Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training – Insect Pinning, Interpretatives Familiarization

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Insect Pinning and Interpretatives Familiarization -- Valerie Taber, Chapter Member and Insect Expert Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training — Stream Ecology and Management, Riparian Area Field Day, Intro to Burleson Opportunities

Burleson Library 248 SW Johnson Ave., Burleson, TX

New member training. Stream Ecology and Management at Burleson Library. Riparian Area Field Day and Intro to Burleson Opportunities location TBD. Stream Ecology and Management and Riparian Area Field Day -- Ricky Linex, Wildlife Biologist, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (Retired) Introduction to Burleson Opportunities -- Maryann Mathews, Chapter Member and City of Burleson Partnership... Read More →

TMN Basic Training — Intro to DVSP/Friends of DVSP, River Day

Dinosaur Valley State Park 1629 Park Rd 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043, TX

New member training. Introduction to Dinosaur Valley State Park (DVSP) and Friends of DVSP -- Kristina del Pino Borgstrom, Chapter Member and President of Friends of Dinosaur Valley State Park River Day -- Billy Teels, Longtime Chapter Member and Ecologist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (Retired) Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in... Read More →

TMN Basic Training – Forest Ecology and Ichthyology

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton Library) 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, Texas

New member basic training. Forest Ecology - Kimberlee Howell, Texas Forest Service Ichthyology - Billy Teels, Longtime Chapter Member and Ecologist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (Retired) Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

TMN Basic Training – Introduction to and History of Texas Master Naturalist Program; Taxonomy

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton Library) 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, Texas

First session of Rio Brazos Chapter 2023 new member training course. Introduction to Texas Master Naturalist Program and History of the Progam — Rachel Richter, Texas Parks and Wildlife VMS and Time Reporting — Gary Hinds, Long-time Chapter Member and “Timekeeper” Taxonomy  — Gary Hinds, Long-time Chapter Member and botany expert Hours reporting VMS category... Read More →

Ecological Concepts, Ecological Regions of Texas, and Texas Water Resources

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton Library) 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, Texas

New member basic training. Ecoregions and Ecological Concepts — Billy Teels, Longtime Chapter Member and Ecologist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (Retired) Texas Water Resources - Jill Garcia, Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

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To request an event or opportunity to be posted on the calendar, please complete our Calendar Entry Request form. (Link opens in new page.) Please allow at least 48 hours for new events to appear on the calendar.