NatureCorps is an archive of recordings of the voices, words, and thoughts of South Texas Chapter Master Naturalists. NatureCorps was conceived, produced, and recorded by Michelle Alvarez our Membership Director for 2021. If you have any suggestions or if YOU want to participate in NatureCorps as an interviewer or interviewee, please contact Michelle at email@example.com
Michelle caught up with Bibi Dalrymple and Cindy Frank on a volunteer workday at the Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens!
Let’s hear from Cindy…
“One of my favorite things to do is pull weeds!” – Cindy Frank
And now from Bibi…
“It is fun to see each month how the garden has changed.” – Bibi Dalrymple
2020 Class Representative Michele Connolly shares her wildlife story about sharks from camping at Padre Island National Seashore.
“All of the sudden this big dorsal fin surfaces!” – Michele Connoly
Member George Gardiner spoke with Michelle about his lifetime experience in nature and his adventure and mission as a Texas Master Naturalist since 2003.
“To see the footprint of a turtle in the sand is not easy…” – George Gardiner
Brenda Weathered sat down with Michelle Alvarez for a delightful interview about her experiences as a South Texas Master Naturalist.
“Things I find fascinating about nature…just take a closer look!” – Brenda Weathered
Chad Huckabee, Founding Member of the South Texas Chapter. What does it mean to you to be a Texas Master Naturalist?
“It is an extension of what I did all my life…” – Chad Huckabee
Suanne Pyle, Class of 2020. What does it mean to be a Texas Master Naturalist?
“I love nature and I feel really worried about nature…” – Suanne Pyle
Class of 2019 Texas Master Naturalist Ray Dillahunty shares with Michelle about his wildlife encounter in the field.
“That fellow (from England) took 200 pictures of the tarantulas, more than anything else on the nature walk.” – Ray Dillahunty
Mike Wenzel, Class of 2020. What does it mean to you to be a Texas Master Naturalist?
“A big part of our mission is to educate people…” – Mike Wenzel
Mary Grace Lopez, Founding Member of the South Texas Chapter. What does it mean to be a Texas Master Naturalist?
“Life after retirement…I enjoy doing all of the work we do…” – Mary Grace Lopez
Michelle caught up with Marie Kieber-Emmons, Class of 2020, to record her story about a memorable wildlife encounter at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve.
“Wasn’t that a snake we just stepped over?” – Marie Keiber-Emmons