This will be the last Horned Lizard Survey of the year for Lake Arrowhead State Park. Meet at the parking lot at the Dragonfly Trail. To reach this area, enter the state park, take the first right. Follow the road until it turns left and dead ends into a parking lot. Please let Lynn know... Read More →
This will be the last Horned Lizard Survey of the year. Meet at the maintenance bard at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus at 8 am. You will walk a couple of miles and also do water testing at the pond. The survey then moves to Copper Breaks State Park at 10:30 am. Survey will involve more... Read More →
Join Penny Miller, other members and guests at Lake Arrowhead State Park for a bird outing. Look for and identify birds found at the park. This is a leisurely hike on level ground (handicap accessible). Binoculars helpful, but not required. You can borrow a birding pack (bird book/binoculars) from the State Park headquarters. This outing... Read More →
Join RPC members and MSU students at the Outdoor Education Building on the MSU side of Sikes Lake to help clean up the lake. The Rolling Plains Chapter will provide trash bags, gloves and grabbers. Members will also cook hot dogs and MSU is providing bottled water and soft drinks.
This event has been moved to a Monday, not the usual Sunday. Water testing will be conducted at Lake Wichita and the Wichita River. Meet at the Lake Wichita boat ramp at 2 pm. To reach the parking lot, travel south on Kemp Blvd. The entrance to the ramp is on your right, just before... Read More →
Survey123 for Wildlife Data Collection: A Loggerhead Shrike Nest Monitoring Example by Anna Matthews of the American Bird Conservancy, Science Coordinator for the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture. Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12 pm to 1 pm CST Register Here!
The Secret Life of Squirrels Kelsey Low, Adult Programs Manager at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, will tell us about squirrels. Squirrels are so common that we take them for granted, but they really live fascinating lives. For example, did you know that Eastern Gray Squirrels are one of the few animal species known... Read More →
This is one of the few webinars that can be watched at a later day for AT hours. Members should enter this as AT: TMN Tuesday. Enter the date you watched the webinar (live or recorded) and the webinar title. The Texas Master Naturalist Program is happy to announce a new mini-webinar series, “Be The... Read More →
Wonder of Wildflowers You’ve seen wildflowers blooming along Texas’ roadsides, but did you know that TxDOT plants over 50,000 of those seeds each year? Intentional landscapes and wildflowers benefit everyone – from erosion, to critters, to travelers. Join us for a free webinar to learn about the history of our program, how TxDOT manages the... Read More →
This nature hike will be at Lake Wichita Park to tag Monarch Butterflies. Members and the public will learn about the Monarch and their epic multi-generational journey to and from Mexico. Learn how to tag a Monarch and why tagging is done. Meet at the parking lot below Murphy's Mound (the dirt hill). Time will... Read More →