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May Chapter Meeting
Thursday, May 26
Texas Night Sky Festival Draws Large Crowd
The first Texas Night Sky Festival was a huge success, drawing an estimated crowd of 2400 to the Dripping Springs Ranch Park on March 5. Cindy Luongo Cassidy, Hays MN and Texas Section Leader for the International Dark-Sky Association, coordinated a team of countless volunteers from Hays MN and other groups to pull off this multi-faceted event.
Presentations Available: As part of our mission to provide education dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our communities, the Hays County Master Naturalists are happy to offer a range of short presentations to any organization interested in learning more about how we all interact with nature.
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Any group that would like a short talk and slide show on any of these topics can schedule a presenter free of charge. For more information, or to schedule a presenter, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 6 weeks prior to your event or meeting.
HaysMN Program Overview
To gain the designation of a Texas Master Naturalist, you must participate in an approved chapter training program with a minimum of 40 hours of combined field and classroom instruction, obtain 8 contact hours of approved advanced training, and complete 40 hours of volunteer service. Upon starting the initial training program, you have a maximum of fifteen months in which to complete your 40 hours of volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training. To retain the Texas Master Naturalist title during each subsequent year, volunteers must complete 8 additional hours of advanced training and provide an additional 40 hours of volunteer service. Back to Welcome
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