Category: Events

  • A recording of the June Meeting is available

    A recording of the June CAMN meeting is available here

  • Chapter Meeting Recap: Austin Wildlife Rescue

    Cedar waxwings get drunk off berries. Opossums have 50 teeth. Nighthawks aren’t hawks and ringtails aren’t lemurs. These were just a few of the delightful tidbits shared in the recent CAMN Chapter Meeting. Kathryn Mattison gave a wonderful presentation on the work she does with Austin Wildlife Rescue. She talked to us about the animals AWR […]

  • Getting Teens Involved with Nature through Technology!

    As a part of the 2019 CAMN training class experience, students participated in a variety of class projects from restoration work at the Vireo Preserve to developing educational materials. One project in particular kicks off this weekend (Sept 29th, 2019) at the Austin Central Library and it aims to connect the teens in out community […]

  • Texas Master Naturalist Annual Meeting Trip Report

    (Trip report submitted by Mikael Behrens) I was fortunate to be able to attend the Texas Master Naturalist 17th Annual Meeting (October 21-23, 2016), and boy did it give me a lot to think about! The meeting was held at a resort on Lake Conroe, just north of Houston. Ironically, I and so many other naturalist […]

  • Site Factors Involved in Texas Tree Mortality During Drought – Beth Crouchet

    On Wednesday night, CAMN member and recent Master’s degree recipient, Beth Crouchet, presented her research at our monthly public meeting. She outlined her methods of collecting field data over two years from 64 sites spread across Texas, focusing eventually on mostly Central Texas and o 9 tree species, including live oak (Quercus fusiformis), yaupon holly […]

  • Our Desired Future, a Story of Texas Water

    Sharlene Leurig, Director, Texas Environmental Flows, brought a compelling story of Texas water to our Monthly Meeting last night, documented beautifully in the multimedia project, Our Desired Future. The rich photography, deep fact-based writing, familiar locations, original charts and graphs, animations, and movies tell the story of our water from deep underground to its life at the […]

  • CAMN at VIVA! Streets Austin

    A view of some CAMN volunteer outreach during VIVA! Streets Austin Sept. 13. Thank you to member Jessica for the tweet! @CapAreaMN spreading environmental awareness & #seedballs during #vivastreetsatx ! — Jessica Wilson (@JecaAustin) September 13, 2015

  • Advice on Blanco River Restoration

    CAMN volunteers played a part in helping re-establish pine forests in parts of Bastrop after the Labor Day fires in 2011. I have no doubt CAMN will play a part in helping with the Blanco River recovery from the Memorial Day flooding this year. This alternative view of river “cleanup” comes along via our CAMN volunteer, Jeri […]

  • Invasive Insects of Texas Workshop

    Join us Saturday, August 29, 2015, from 9 am to 4 pm for this workshop on Invasive Insects of Texas. It’s being offered free-of-charge to local Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists by Extension Program Specialist Wizzie Brown, and will be taught by Hans Landel, Interim Invasive Species Coordinator at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. A total of […]

  • CAMN April Monthly Meeting – Insect Flight with John Abbott

    With all that is Spring comes a surge of insects, many of them whizzing by our heads anywhere we happen to be… our back yards, the trail… day or night. To help us make some sense of this particular form of insect locomotion, our April meeting will feature a talk by Wild Basin’s John Abbott […]