Texas Master Naturalist Program
Cradle of Texas Chapter


NEXT ONLINE MEETING:
AUGUST 12, 2020
AT PRESENTATIONS:
History of Forts Velasco by Chris Kneupper
Pollinator Citizen Science Project Results by Mickey Dufilho



FALL 2020 TRAINING CLASS TO BEGIN AUGUST 26
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

The fall intern training will begin on Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Training will be 40 hours of combined classroom and field training. At this time, the classroom training will be virtual online training.
All classes will be on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM with the field trip following the class. Field trips will be at designated locations.

Training class information is available here.

The online registration form is available here.

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BioBlitz at SBNWR Hudson Woods Unit: Who: Organized by the American Conservation Experience (ACE) partnering with Texas Mid-Coast Refuges (USFWS) When: 7a to 12 noon on Friday, August 7; Saturday, August 8; Sunday, August 9 (come when you can, one or more days, during the bioblitz) Where: Hudson Woods Unit of the San Bernard NWR; Scoby Lake Rd, Angleton (~12mi from Lake Jackson, due west of Angleton). Directions from intersection of TX-288 and SR 35: Travel west on SR 35 ~4.6 miles; turn right on Brit Bailey Blvd; turn right on Sally Lake Rd (easy to miss); stay straight on Sally Lake Rd onto Scoby Lake Rd, which leads into Hudson Woods. What: A bioblitz is a communal citizen-science effort to record as many species within a designated location and time period How: Join this iNaturalist project in advance at https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/texas-mid-coast-bioblitz to record research-grade observations; you may submit data via iPhone/tablet at the site or upload from camera via desktop (must include GPS coordinates) up until 11:59p on August 9. Why: 1. Get outside and have fun with others (socially distanced); 2. Gather (and learn) info useful to naturalists; 3. Get TMN VT hours
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Membership dues are $25.00 per year.
      Current members may renew memberships by clicking here.
      Non-members may apply for membership by clicking here.
Please send the completed form, together with a check for $25.00 payable to TMN-COT, to the following address:
                  Texas Master Naturalist Program
                  Texas AgriLife Extension Service
                  21017 County Road 171
                  Angleton, TX 77515-8903



Our organization is supported annual membership dues and by donations from generous individuals and corporations.   Contributions make it possible for us to continue to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.   All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.   Thank you for your support.


Two ways to contribute
By electronic funds transfer by PayPal:

      By mailing a check to our office:
      Texas Master Naturalist Program
      Cradle of Texas Chapter
      Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
      21017 County Road 171
      Angleton, TX 77515-8903
The mission of the Texas Master Naturalist Program: To develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.






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The Texas Master Naturalist program is coordinated by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife. Texas Master Naturalist programs serve all people without regard to socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.