2020 ADVANCED TRAINING SCHEDULE

 • Unless otherwise specified, all General Meetings will be conducted online.   Details and invites will be provided before the meeting.
 • For information about other AT opportunities see the TMN-COT calendar or contact the Advanced Training Director Bob Whitmarsh.
Refreshment teams for 2020 are listed below.

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2020 Advanced Training Schedule
General Meeting and Advanced Training
General Meeting and Advanced Training.   Joint meeting with intern class.
Bonus Advanced Training
DATE PROGRAM SPEAKER NATURE NOTES LOCATION AT HOURS VT HOURS
9:00 AM
Wednesday
January 8, 2020
Nash Prairie Preserve Susan Conaty
Member, Cradle of Texas Chapter
Mickey Dufilho: "A Lethal Parasite of Monarch Butterflies"
TBA
2.00
1.25
Plus travel
8:00 AM
Saturday
January 25, 2020 NOTE TIME
Bonus Advanced Training Day
See Bonus AT Day schedule
First Presbyterian Church
130 S Arcola St
Angleton, TX 77515

(map)
1.00 per
presentation
6.00 total
0.00
9:00 AM
Wednesday
February 12, 2020
Shorebird Nesting Taylor Bennett
Coastal Biologist
"A Case of Poisoning - a little knowledge is a dangerous thing." by Mickey Dufilho.
Texas AgriLife Extension Building
(map)
1.00
1.00
Plus travel
9:00 AM
Wednesday
March 11, 2020
Gardening for Habitat Barbara Burkhardt "Invasion of Apple Snails" by Kristine Rivers
Texas AgriLife Extension Building
(map)
1.25
1.00
Plus travel
Wednesday April 8, 2020 Meeting Canceled Covid19
Wednesday May 13, 2020 Meeting Canceled Covid19
9:00 AM
Wednesday
June 10, 2020
Columbia Bottomlands Acquisition Mike Lange, Senior Project Manager for The Trust for Public Land. "Murder Hornets" by Ed Barrios
ONLINE
Details will
be emailed to
all members.
0.75
0.5
9:00 AM
Wednesday
July 8, 2020
Eastern Willet Migration and Nesting Susan Heath, Director of Conservation Research, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Whitetail Deer; by John Boettiger
ONLINE
1.5
1.00
9:00 AM
Wednesday
August 12, 2020
History of Forts Velasco Chris Kneupper

Macro Photography of Insects by Patty Brinkmeyer
Online
TBA
1.00
9:00 AM
Wednesday
September 9, 2020
Brazoria County Parks update and "Vision for the future" Bryan Frazier, Director, Brazoria County Parks Department. Report on Ecofund for GCBO by Jackie Hicks, TMN-COT Chapter member.
TBA
TBA
1.00
Plus travel
9:00 AM
Wednesday
October 14, 2020
TBA TBA TBA
TBA
TBA
1.00
Plus travel
9:00 AM
Wednesday
November 11, 2020
TBA TBA TBA
TBA
TBA
1.00
Plus travel
11:00 AM
Wednesday
December 9, 2020
NOTE TIME
 • Election of officers and directors for 2021
 • Intern Graduation
 • Intern Presentations
 TBA  TBA
TBA
TBA
1.00
Plus travel


2020 Refreshment Teams
Jan 8 Jackie Hicks, Ruby Lewis, Candace Novak, Patty Brinkmeyer, Michael Lasseter, Ellen Lasseter
Jan 25
Paula Hanson, George Valadez, Oron Atkins, Linda Sluis, Joycelynn Grigson, Pam Peltier, Mary Helen Israel, Barbara Bruyere, Janet Jackson Ellis, Cindy Goodrum, Kathy Pittman
Feb 12 Lorna Witt, Dave Brandes, Dick Schaffhausen, Jerry Krampota, Bill Ahlstrom, Ken and Linda Sluis
Mar 11 Mike Hampy, Jim Calvert, Kim Richardson, Jane Eppner, Jackie Hicks, Pam Peltier
Apr 10 Meeting canceled
May 13 Oron Atkins, Regina Tippett, Marty Cornell, Sheree Muzney, Larry Peterson, Mel McKey
Jun 10 Bill Ahlstrom, Cindy Goodrum, Pam West, Jerry Eppner, Mike Mullins
Jul 8 Brenda Stitt, Pam Peltier, Debbie Nance, Larry Ruhr, Kristine Rivers
Aug 12 Anna King, Marty Cornell, Robert Salzer, Roy Morgan, Barbara Yoder
Sep 9 Jim Nance, Jo Myers, Janet Townsend, Neal McLain, Kristine Rivers, Carolyn May-Moniť
Oct 14 Bob Whitmarsh, Mary Holler, Rainbo Johnson, Chris Kneupper, Kyle Purvis, Kathy Purvis
Nov 11 George Valadez, Mary Helen Israel, Bob Whimarsh, Beth Reeves, Connie Stolte
Dec 8 Don Sabathier, Ed Barrios, Neal McLain


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