Friday, April 05, 2013

Recruiting NOW, Texas Master Naturalists!

Desert Bighorn Sheep
taken at Elephant Mountain during Texas Master
Naturalist training by Rich Gatchell
Class of 2012

Now Accepting Applications! The Tierra Grande Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program is accepting applications for its 2013 new member training program. Training this year will begin with a July evening “Kick Off” session in Alpine followed by four weekends starting in August and ending in October.
Mt. Livermore hike
photo by Monte Riggs
Class of 2012

Training weekends will be held at Davis Mountains Preserve, Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, Balmorhea State Park, Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area and Big Bend Ranch State Park.

The Tierra Grande Chapter is a non-profit volunteer organization serving Brewster, Jeff Davis, Presidio counties and the greater Big Bend Region. Their mission is to develop a corps of well-educated master volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated toward the beneficial management of natural resources within our communities.

Desert Bighorn Sheep by Rich Gatchell
Application deadline is May 15, 2013 with class size limited to 14 new members. For applications and further information contact:

Sandy Lynch
Training Committee
Tierra Grande Chapter, Texas Master Naturalists

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