Category: Meetings

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Nominating Honorary Members

    Members of CAMN can nominate and elect people to be honorary members of the group. Honorary members become full, voting members of CAMN without the requirement of training and certification, and would be eligible to receive our emails, participate in member events and volunteer work, and even serve on the board of directors. Honorary membership is […]

  • The 2015 Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction

    The 2015 Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction

    Feb. 15 Awards Ceremony First off, I have to brag about the sheer NUMBER of people who attended this event. We had 75 CAMNers and family members attend the show, held this year at what was probably the perfect venue, the Redbud Center at LCRA. With its impressive water-wise demo gardens, model of the Highland […]

  • December Monthly Meeting

    Join us December 3 at 6:30 pm to hear Wizzie Brown (Urban IPM), Entomologist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service speak on ants, both native and invasive. She may include information on Austin’s newest invader, the Tawny Crazy Ant… the one that makes people wish they had their imported fire ants back. Event is free and the public […]