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Meetings are held at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., normally on the third Monday of the month at 7:00pm. Various speakers present topics of interest to Master Naturalists, general Chapter business is conducted and social time scheduled, giving you the opportunity to get to know your fellow Master Naturalists. Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend.
|January 28, 2019||Obnoxious to Edible: The Culinary & Medicinal Aspects of Weeds and Herbs
Stephonia Roberts, Texas Master Naturalist and a true Jill-of-all-Trades
One man’s weed patch is another man’s salad bar!
|February 18, 2019||CTMN AWARDS CEREMONY
Hosts: Bill Collins, President - Steve Chaney, AgriLife - Rachel Richter, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Master Naturalist this is your day! Those that have graduated, earned first year certification, re-certification and milestone pins this is for you.
|March 18, 2019|| Tiger Beetles of Texas
Ben Yandell, Life-long birder turned tiger beetle enthusiast
Learn how to find, identify, and photograph these speedy and beautiful ground beetles.
|April 15, 2019|| Answering the question, “So What?” to create those “A-ha!” moments!
David Owens, Assistant Superintendent, Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Hone your wildlife advocacy skills by learning basic principles and proven methods for the art of interpretation.
|May 20, 2019|| The 10-year Range Development Plan: Stewardship and Training at Fort Hood
Robb Ramos, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration
Robb will walk us through the environmental impact assessment he conducted for a planned expansion of the training range at Fort Hood, the largest single landowner within the breeding habitats of the Black-capped vireo and the Golden-cheeked warbler.
|June 17, 2019||The Emerald Ash Borer: A kid, technology, and discovery
Sam Hunt, Junior naturalist and citizen science ambassador
This young naturalist's personal story is a testament to the potential power of citizen science.
|July 15, 2019||TBA
|August 19, 2019||Urban Wildlife of
the DFW Metroplex:
The Common and the Uncommon
Chris Jackson, DFW Urban Wildlife
|September 16, 2019||Monarch Migration
Gail Manning, Entomologist at Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
|October 21 2019||Texas Prairies
Suzanne Tuttle, Native Prairies Association of Texas
|November 18, 2019||Wild Cats
of Texas and the Role of Advocacy
Monica Morrison, Founder and President of Texas Native Cats
|December 16, 2019||ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY|