Category: Training

  • A recording of the June Meeting is available

    A recording of the June CAMN meeting is available here

  • Learning to Tag Austin’s Urban Wildlife

    More than a dozen CAMN members met along with members of the Goodwater and Bastrop Master Naturalist Chapters on October 12, 2019 to learn how to identify urban wildlife captured on the cameras stationed throughout Austin by the Urban Wildlife Information Network.  The cameras are set up in parks, nature preserves and along creeks that wildlife use as travel corridors. The purpose […]

  • Meet our 2018 Training Class

    Saturday, we welcomed our newest members to the Capital Area Chapter for class orientation. Such great smiles seen on the patio of the Laura Bush Community Library. We look forward to meeting  you out in the field, and learning of all the great work you do!

  • 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 […]

  • 2017 Class Application To Open August 1

    Want to be a Texas Master Naturalist in the Austin area? Capital Area Master Naturalist (CAMN) volunteers learn from experts in the natural sciences – including Texas Parks and Wildlife natural resource scientists, City of Austin hydrologists, University of Texas mammalogists, and NOAA meteorologists – about the unique characteristics of the Central Texas ecoregion and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Love Notes: Finding Austin’s Endangered Ones – A BCP Hike

    A hike on the Aralia trail, in search of golden-cheeked warblers.

  • Love Notes: Hike at the Concordia University Preserve

    A hike at the Concordia University Preserve with Dr. Meissner on Saturday, April 9th.

  • Congratulations to Our 2015 Graduates!

    The following class of 2015 members completed all their requirements for becoming certified Texas Master Naturalists. Please congratulate them for their hard work! Sachin Aggarwal Jim Bayliss Katherine Daniel Lydia Deats Hannah Frankel Pat Frost Jake Jackson Jason Jarisch Sarah Jenevein Beth Kirkhart Ashleigh Lassiter Ryan Lassiter Alice Mabry Lauren Millican Bill O’Leary Jake Patoski […]