Texas Master Naturalist
Hays County Chapter

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


September Chapter Meeting

"Discovering Populations & Documenting Change for Conservation"
Dr. Tania Homayoun, Texas Nature Trackers Biologist, TPWD

September 27, 2018

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection 
101 W Spoke Hill in Wimberley
 
6:30pm dinner & announcements
7:00pm presentation
Goodwill donations are greatly appreciated to cover our food costs!

Approved for 1 hour AT:

TPWD’s Texas Nature Trackers (TNT), part of the Wildlife Diversity Program, tracks the status of wild populations of plants and animals throughout the state. This presentation will introduce the Texas Nature Trackers program and how it uses iNaturalist to support the Wildlife Diversity Program's conservation work on Species of Greatest Conservation Need across the state.


New Web Site for Nature Lovers

Hays County Master Naturalists have a new "external" website, available for Hays County residents who want to find out more about the natural environment of the Texas Hill Country. There are many informative articles covering the general topics of water, plants and landscapes, wildlife and insects, as well as conservation and restoration. Go to the web site, beautifulhayscounty.org, and share the news about it with your friends!


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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