The Texas Master Naturalist program develops 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 Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and other local partners.

The Tierra Grande Chapter serves the greater Big Bend Region.  Our Mission:  To develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural area within our community .”




Tierra Grande Chapter is proud to announce the start of training for the new class of 2017! We have 15 new members who were accepted and will begin training July 29, 2017.

Training sites include Ft. Davis State Park, Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Balmorrhea State Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, and the Nature Conservancy in the Davis Mountains.

Lectures will be given by faculty from Sul Ross State University and other experts as well as fellow Master Naturalists  in fields ranging from urban ecology to geology, botany, biology, and soil science and more.

Hiking will be included!

Again welcome to our new class members!




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