To the South Texas Chapter Master Naturalist Website!
The Texas Master Naturalist program develops local teams of “master volunteers” to provide educational and outreach services aimed at the better management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Texas Master Naturalist program is a partnership between the Agrilife Extension and Texas Parks & Wildlife.
On this site you will find information on volunteering, advanced training, where we meet, our calendar of events, how to become a Texas Master Naturalist, and more!
Call for Proposals!
The Texas Master Naturalist 18th Annual Meeting is NOW accepting proposals for presentations! This year’s Annual Meeting will be held October 20th, 21st and 22nd at the Omni Corpus Christi overlooking the western shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas Master Naturalist Program welcomes your proposals as contributions to our agenda! Individuals wishing to present are invited to submit their proposal on the Texas Master Naturalist Annual Meeting Call for Proposals website: http://www.regonline.com/TXMN2017CallforProposals .
Special topics for presentation focus for 2017 include – Developing and utilizing social media resources; Non-game species and the roles they play in conservation across the state; engaging diverse audiences in the Master Naturalist programs – as members and as an audience; leadership skills for managing groups of volunteers when conflicts arise; the shared roles of hunters & recreational natural resource users in the larger plan for conservation.
The deadline for submissions is Thursday June 1st, 2017. Guidelines for submitting a proposal can be found here: Call for Proposals 2017