Wildlife management, issues, support, and rehabilitation

Led by master birder Carrie Robinson. Arrive promptly at 7:30 a.m. for a field trip, approximately 2-3 hours, on foot at one of Dallas' prime birding locations. As part of trash pick-up with group "For the Love of the Lake," a few minutes have been added to the bird walks there on Sundays and pick-up materials will be provided.

Lots of reptiles will be on exhibit and many will be available to touch. This will be a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about native and exotic reptiles. Kids will enjoy the crafts and activities. Hosted by Mark Pyle and the DFW Herpetological Society

Monarch Waystations for North Texas covers the monarch butterfly lifecycle and migration, clarifies some common misconceptions about monarchs, explains historic and current threats to monarch populations and why Texas is a pivotal location for monarchs’ future success. The program also covers real steps North Texas residents can take to help bolster the monarch population, and what to plant to feed monarchs. Free packets of local native milkweed seeds, and plant lists for North Texas will be available. This class will be taught by Carol Clark.

The annual membership “slide show” features pictures and videos of great birds, wildlife, landscapes and adventures from the past year whether it is from backyards or around the world. Non-members welcome to attend. 

Info: Scott Hollinger, scotthf4law@gmail.com

Join the first Texas chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness. Join like-minded folks to have fun and discuss how we can make changes to protect our great state of Texas and our planet. Young, elder broads and bros welcome!

Info: lonestarbroads@gmail.com

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Discover how easy it is to attract native butterflies with Horticulture Director Roger Sanderson and Entomologist John Watts. Bring home a starter flat of host and nectar plants.

Complimentary screening of Sides of a Horn.

In parts of Asia, people pay a higher price for a pound of rhino horn than they would pay for a pound of gold or cocaine. Their irrational demand for a substance no different from human fingernails is fueling an ideological battle on the ground in South Africa.

Many South Africans living near the country’s declining rhino populations face the heart-breaking decision of living in crippling poverty or aiding and abetting the global trade in rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products.

Celebrate the monarch butterfly. Activities will include games, crafts, nature walks, plant ID hikes, a butterfly release, and more. Free.

“City by Nature” will reveal the urbanism of the thirteen-county Metroplex that is Dallas-Fort Worth, whose expanding density has given rise to an astonishing set of challenges and unprecedented conditions — most notably, the appearance of wildlife within the city. Bald eagles, turkeys, fox, coyotes, bobcats and other species now thrive within the urban jurisdiction of DFW, typically along the natural corridors of the cities watershed network.

Meet at the main building. Participants will be learning about the common owls they can find in their local neighborhood. This is a family friendly event; however participants should be comfortable with walking on trails at night for long periods of time.

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