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CAMN Monthly Chapter Meetings

February 2024 Monthly Meeting

Virtual Volunteer Fair – Austin Area

Virtual ONLY, held on Zoom and recorded
Meeting ID: 828 5539 4497

Join us on Zoom to share fun nature moments, catch up on the latest Chapter news & events, and learn about lots of fun Volunteer Opportunities in our community – not just for Master Naturalists, all are welcome to learn and volunteer!  For our members, all opportunities presented will qualify as TMN Volunteer Service hours (or Advanced Training) and share the TMN Mission of “providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our community.”

Presentations include:

  • Keep Austin Beautiful – by Carinne Maravilla, Education Programs Manager
  • Austin Parks & Recreation and Community Activated Park Projects (CAPP) – by Liz Cardinal, Program Coordinator
  • Travis Audubon, feat. Blair Woods Sanctuary – by Annemarie Read, Program Coordinator
  • Texas Trail Tamers – by Kevin Deiters, President
  • Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center – by Carrie McDonald, Volunteer Services
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife, feat. McKinney Falls – by Lauren Sweat, Volunteer Coordinator
  • and more
Logos from our speakers: Keep Austin Beautiful, Central Texas Trail Tamers, Travis Audubon, and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

VMS: Attending this virtual presentation earns:

  • up to 0.5 hours of Chapter Business (CB: Chapter Business>Chapter Meeting) and
  • 1 hour of Advanced Training (AT: Advanced Training CAMN Chapter Meeting) for time in attendance.

Field Experience

🦕Texas Science & Natural History Museum Tour

Sunday, February 18 | 3 – 5 PM
2400 Trinity Street, Austin, TX 78712
Fee: $5 per person, open to all
Space is limited, so register in advance.

Texas Science and Natural History Museum logo.

Join CAMN for a tour of the recently renovated Texas Science & Natural History Museum!  We will take a guided tour with tour-guide Skip Beaird, a member of the Balcones Canyonlands TMN Chapter and museum volunteer.

“The museum tells the story of life in the natural world in Texas from the formation of our planet, through the age of the dinosaurs, into our current environment and will showcase advanced research being done at The University that will make a positive impact on life in the future.”

Join us as Skip brings the museum to life with background, stories, and more! You can learn more about the museum and its collection by visiting the Texas Science & Natural History Museum website.

Space is limited, so be sure to register in advance. You do not have to be a CAMN Member to register, all are welcome.  

CAMN Members: if you would like to attend and the fee is a barrier, please reach out to

VMS: Attending this event earns:

  • up to 2 hours of Advanced Training (AT: General Advanced Training) for time spent learning at this event
  • No drive time for AT.

Statue of a wild animal outside of the Texas Science and Natural History Museum building.

Chapter Meeting Recordings/Presentations

Note: Recordings of Chapter Meetings do not count for Advanced Training (AT). Only attending live meetings allows for Q&A and discussion, which is required by the state for all AT.

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