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2014 Meetings



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.


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January 27, 2014

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cross Timbers
Michael Smith, Crosstimbers Connection and
DFW Herpetological Society (cofounder)


Mike will tell us about these creatures and help us recognize which ones are venomous. How to find snakes and what to do when you do find them.

February 17, 2014 CTMN AWARDS CEREMONY
Rob Denkhaus & Suzanne Tuttle - Masters of Ceremony


Master Naturalist this is your day! Those that have graduated, earned first year certification, re-certification and milestone pins this is for you.

March 17, 2014 Birds of North Central Texas
Jim Peterson, Dallas Audubon Society

Photo documentation project of North Central Texas Birds and introduction to new Texas Master Birder program.

April 21, 2014

Milkweeds of North Central Texas
Carol Clark of ClarkHaven, North Texas Master Naturalist

Besides the critical Monarch, learn other animal uses of the common milkweed species found in the reigon.


May 19, 2014 Past Climates: Using Climate Models and Geology
Angie Osen, PhD candidate UTA Science Department

We will take a look at geology and climate models for application to ancient north central Texas.

June 16, 2014 Learn Some Grasses and Why Grasses are Important
Sam Kieschnick, Nature Education Specialist

Sam will describe the parts of a grass, help you identify some of the common Texas grasses.

July 21, 2014 Butterflies of North Texas
Dale Clark, Dallas County Lepidopterist' cofounder and owner of Butterflies Unlimited

Dale Clark will be focusing on the butterflies of Spring, their life histories and survival strategies for the often times tumultuous Springs of North Texas.

August 18, 2014 What is a Naturalist
Barney Lipscomb, Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

September 15, 2014 Using Camouflage, Imitation and Mimicry for Defense or Predation
Troy Mullens, retired scientist, engineer, photographer, traveler, nature blogger

October 20, 2014 DFW Urban Wildlife & iNaturalist Tracker
Chris Jackson, Wildlife Photographer, Author and Blogger

November 17, 2014 Citizen Science: Your Contribution to Wildlife Conservation
Derek Broman, Urban Wildlife Biologist DFW Metroplex
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department


December 15, 2014 ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY



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