Education

We offer educational opportunities for community groups, adults, families, and children. 

The North Texas Master Naturalists are available to enhance your organization’s next meeting or event. We provide high-quality and engaging speakers covering a wide array of nature and environmental topics. Suppose you are seeking vendors to add enrichment to your event. In that case, we can provide booths, whether informational or interactive, staffed by highly trained members of the North Texas Master Naturalist community. Available booth topics include pollinators, the Blackland Prairie, mammals, birds, forests, and wetlands.

learning about marine fossils found in North Texas with Mick Tune. Photo by Alan Lusk

Learning about marine fossils found in North Texas with Mick Tune. Photo by Alan Lusk

Kids participating in citizen science at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. Photo by Shelby Smith

Kids participating in citizen science at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. Photo by Shelby Smith

Educational Materials and Resources 

  1. What Kind of Naturalist Are You?
  2. Birding Around Dallas (Spanish and English)
  3. Get Outside
  4. Spring Creek Forest Interpretive Trail Guide
  5. Inviting Nature Back Home
  6. Blackland Prairie Field Guide
  7. Twelve Hills Nature Center

FAQ

Q: Is there a charge to have the Master Naturalists present at an event?
A: Generally, our services are free to the public.

Q: Where can I find out more information about the Texas Master Naturalist Program?
A: The state website is http://txmn.org.

Q: Are all of the Nature Walks suitable for all ages?
A: Walks will always be designated if they are not suitable for all ages.

Q: What is the geographical territory served by your chapter?
A: We usually serve Dallas, Rockwall, and Kaufman counties.

Q: If we have Master Naturalists staff an informational table at our event, what topics can they cover?
A: Master Naturalists are trained to present informational Nature Discovery Trunks on the following topics: Mammals, pollinators, the Blackland prairie, forests, birds, and wetlands. Each Discovery Trunk is packed with information, supplies, and educational materials that support the topic being presented. Guests are encouraged to ask questions, touch, and explore the items presented on the tables.

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July 1, 2024    
7:23 pm - 8:23 pm
Board Meetings are open to all members and to the public. Please contact the Vice President at vicepresident@ntmn.org for meeting details if you want to...
July 3, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Chapter Meeting Placeholder. A further description monthly meeting will appear here as the scheduled meeting draws near. Join us in north Dallas at Dallas College...
Guided Insect Hike at Coppell Nature Park (AT) Saturday, July 6, 2024  | 8am - 9am Description: Fly like a butterfly and sting like a...
LLELA  || 1st Saturday Nature Walk–(AT) Saturday, July 06, 2024  |  9am -11am Animal tracks, deer trails, singing birds, trees with personality – we never...
Bring the family and come learn more about the nature in your city and your own backyard on Saturday, July 6th from 11am to 2pm...
NTMN 2024 Summer Social
NTMN 2024 Summer Social Wednesday, July 10th from 6 to 8 pm (4:30 setup) Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park 3601 Martin Luther King Jr....
Trinity River Audubon Center || 2nd Saturday Guided Hike (AT) Saturday, July 13, 2024  |  8:30am-10:00am CST Join us for a guided hike led by...
Tandy Hills Prairie Sky/Star Party (FYI) Saturday, July 13, 2024   8:30 PM or after dark The Fort Worth Astronomical Society presents their Saturday star party...
3rd Thursday Bird Walk at the Heard Museum (AT) Thursday, July 18, 2024  |  8am-9:30am 3rd Thursday Bird Walks in the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary are...
Trinity River Audubon Center || Morning Bird Walk (AT) Saturday, July 20, 2024  |  7:30am-8:30am Join us for a monthly bird walk to enjoy the trails...
3rd Saturday Guided Boardwalk Tour at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center (AT) Saturday, July 20, 2024   10:00 AM – 11:30 AM   As your guide leads...
Trinity River Audubon Center || Sunday Morning Bird Walk (AT) Sunday, July 28, 2024  ||  9:00am-10:00am Description: Join us for a Sunday morning bird walk...
NTX: Outreach: Oakland Cemetery Community black light / moth / insect / iNat event / bioblitz Oakland Cemetery  3900 Oakland Circle  Dallas, TX 75215 Sunday,...
Guided Hike – Sounds of Nature at Coppell Nature Park (AT) Saturday, August 3, 2024  | 8am - 9am Description: Do you hear what I...
LLELA  ||  1st Saturday Nature Walk–(AT) Saturday, August 03, 2024  |  9am -11am Animal tracks, deer trails, singing birds, trees with personality – we never...
Reptile Appreciation Workshop (AT) Saturday, August 3, 2024  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Join us for a day dedicated to learning more about the wonders...
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