Texas Master Naturalist
Hays County Chapter

...dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our communities.
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April Newsletter


Thank you for visiting our website. We hope that these pages will answer most of the questions you might have about the Hays County Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program™. To get a better idea about our activities and programs, please feel free to browse the Members section of this site. If you have other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Next Chapter Meeting
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Westcave Preserve
24814 Hamilton Pool Road
Round Mountain, TX
9:00 a.m.

Presenter: Elaine Davenport
Co-Author: "Discovering Westcave"

Volunteer Opportunities Abound at the
Texas Night Sky Festival

We are ready for volunteers to sign up for the 2nd Annual Texas Night Sky Festival®. The main event takes place on March 18th from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park at 1042 Event Center Drive. The center is located 1.7 miles north of Dripping Springs off RR 12, across from the DS Elementary School.

We have volunteer opportunities on Feb 26th, March 17th, 18th, 19th & 20th.
This year we are using SignUp.com which is the leading online sign up and reminder tool to organize the sign up of our volunteers for the TNSFestival.

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/PKU8DD

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's easy! You will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com. (Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone).

Speakers Bureau

Presentations Available: As part of our mission to provide education dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our communities, the Hays County Master Naturalists are happy to offer a range of short presentations to any organization interested in learning more about how we all interact with nature.

Current topics (See details):
  • Xeric Native Plants
  • Living with deer
  • Take back the night
  • Edible wild plants
  • Oak wilt
  • Feral hogs
  • Poisonous plants & animals
  • Those pesky insects
  • Protecting and Conserving Our Water Resources
  • Climate 101: the essential facts about climate change and what you can do

Any group that would like a short talk and slide show on any of these topics can schedule a presenter free of charge. For more information, or to schedule a presenter, contact us at outreach@haysmn.org at least 6 weeks prior to your event or meeting.

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