August Board Meeting

The Officers of the Rolling Plains Chapter board meeting will be at 5:30 pm.

September Monthly Meeting

Join us at MSU, Bolin Science Hall, Rm 209 or contact for the Zoom link.  Use the south entrance of Bolin Science Hall.  Handicap-accessible. Program to be announced.

September Bird Outing @ 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 →

Sikes Lake Clean Up

Help clean up Sikes Lake off of Midwestern Parkway. The Chapter will hand out trash bags, gloves and grabbers to MSU students, the public and members who will gather as much trash out of and around the lake as possible. Meet at the Outdoor Education Center, behind the Redwine Student Wellness Center.   Report as... Read More →

September TMNTuesday – webinar

Summer 2022: What Happened and Why By mid-September, summer will be over, or almost so. It’s time to take stock and figure out how the summer of 2022 stacks up against past summers. This talk will put the summer of 2022 within its historical climate context and explain the short-term, medium-term, and long-term factors that... Read More →

Horned Lizard Survey

Copper Breaks State Park , United States

Join us for the last Horned Lizard Survey of the year.  Meet at the Bull Canyon Trailhead in Copper Breaks State Park for the last Horned Lizard Survey of the year. Contact Lynn for more information. This trail is rather hilly so wear appropriate footwear. *** Park fees apply. ***

Texas Horned Lizard Survey

Lake Arrowhead State Park , United States

Join members as they conduct a Texas Horned Lizard Survey.  Meet at the parking lot at the entrance to Lake Arrowhead State Park. This is an easy hike of about 2 miles. *** Park fees apply. ***

Texas Horned Lizard Survey/Water Testing

Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus FM 654, Crowell, United States

Join members as they conduct a Horned Lizard Survey at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus.  Meet at the maintenance barn on the campus at 7:30.  Wear appropriate attire and shoes, bring water, and possibly lunch.  It's still going to be hot out there.    Afterwards, you can help with game cameras in the afternoon.  This could be... Read More →

Texas Waters Certification webinar

Teri MacArthur with the Heartwood Chapter will be presenting on "How One Community is Tackling Their Water Quality Issues" as a part of the Texas Waters Specialist Webinar series. Master Naturalists can learn how to create programs to benefit their community's waterways by working with local water agencies/utilities or Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs), or on... Read More →

September Monthly Nature Hike

Lake Wichita Park

Join members for our Monthly Nature Hike as Laura Gillis and Lynn Seman teach us about Monarchs and their migration.  We will be tagging the butterflies as they pass through our area, to further our understanding of their migration.  Meet at Murphy's Mound (the big dirt hill) at Lake Wichita Park.  Drive south on Fairway... Read More →