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Lawn Gone: The Environmental Disaster that is the American Lawn

VIRTUAL | Join Randy Johnson Organics this Sunday evening, July 31st from 7pm – 8:30pm for 'Lawn Gone: The Environmental Disaster that is the American Lawn' When he first put this presentation together… Dallas County water use per day was 70 million gallons (2012). Now: 350 million gallons of water used every day (2022)... most... Read More →

August Monthly Meeting

Midwestern State University

The August program will be Eileen Vale with the NRCS office in Iowa part, informing us on who the NRCS is and what they do.  She will also discus the Earth Team volunteering Program. Join us at MSU, Bolin Science Hall, Rm 209 or contact rollingplainschaptertmn@gmail.com for the Zoom link.  Use the south entrance of... Read More →

TMNTuesday – Connecting All Texans to Conservation Through Meaningful, Engaging Interpretation

Engaging Texans of all ages through education and outreach is one of the core tenants of the Texas Master Naturalist program. Delivering programs that are meaningful, accurate, educational, and yes, fun, requires a fundamental understanding of effective communication through interpretive techniques and approaches that lead to conservation action. It is not enough to simply fill... Read More →

Texas Waters Webinar

They Live Here, Too: Wildlife Habitat Restoration as Water Supply Protection Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) operates reservoirs that serve over 2 million people and counting in North Texas. These surface water sources are highly susceptible to drought and nonpoint source pollution, which puts water supply at risk in this rapidly growing region. To help... Read More →

Bird Outing @ Lake Arrowhead State Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park

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 →

Monthly Nature Hike

Join member for our Monthly Nature Hike.  Tentative subject(s) Astronomy, insects.  August 13 or 20. Date, time and location to be announced.

Understanding Drivers to Native Plant Gardening

Veronica studies in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department at CSU under the mentorship of Dr. Rebecca Niemiec. Her work centers around social psychological research on motivators and barriers to different types of conservation behaviors, including native plant gardening and outreach. In this webinar Veronica will discuss the lessons learned from her applied research... Read More →

Water Testing

Meet at the Lake Wichita boat ramp on Kemp, across from the North Texas State Hospital.  After testing the water at the lake, the group will move to Lucy Park, at the park entrance near River Bend Nature Center.  Contact Carl Brown if you wish to attend. Report as FR: Texas Stream Team

Horned Lizard Survey/Monthly Hike

Copper Breaks State Park

Meet at Atwoods at 6 am to carpool to Copper Breaks State Park.  Or meet at Copper Breaks State Park's Bull Canyon Trailhead at 8 am to hunt for Horned Lizards. You can count time as FR: Horned Lizard Survey or PO: Chapter Sponsored Hike (depending on how you volunteer).

Water Testing/Horned Lizard Survey – Comanche Springs

Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus FM 654, Crowell

Travel to Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus near Crowell, TX to assist with Water Testing and a Horned  Lizard Survey.  Please text or email Lynn if you are interested in assisting (940-867-3006).  After the water testing and survey, Lynn and Christena will check the game cameras.  You are welcome to assist.