Texas Master Naturalist
Hays County Chapter

...dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our communities.
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August Newsletter


Thank you for visiting our website. We hope that these pages will answer most of the questions you might have about the Hays County Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program™. To get a better idea about our activities and programs, please feel free to browse the Members section of this site. If you have other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Summer Reunion, August 11
10:00 am - 1:15 pm
Dripping Springs Ranch Park

Michelle Camara has rehabilitated  animals for over 30 years and is the founder of Southern Wildlife Rehab in San Antonio. She has graciously agreed to present at our Summer Reunion on August 11th. 

Some highlights she will cover include:
*How to peacefully coexist with wildlife 
*What to do if you find an injured animal
*Antidotes of wildlife rehabilitation and release
*Education Ambassadors will accompany her for up close and personal interaction!

Here’s a link to their website for more details:

To attend, please RSVP by email (hostcom@haysmn.org) no later than Monday, August 6 with your reservation and the names of any guests you will be bringing. See the Summer Reunion e-mail, sent out July 20, for more specific information.

New Web Site for Nature Lovers

Hays County Master Naturalists have a new "external" website, available for Hays County residents who want to find out more about the natural environment of the Texas Hill Country. There are many informative articles covering the general topics of water, plants and landscapes, wildlife and insects, as well as conservation and restoration. Go to the web site, beautifulhayscounty.org, and share the news about it with your friends!

Speakers Bureau

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.

Current topics (See details):
  • Xeric Native Plants
  • Living with deer
  • Take back the night
  • Edible wild plants
  • Oak wilt
  • Feral hogs
  • Poisonous plants & animals
  • Those pesky insects
  • Protecting and Conserving Our Water Resources
  • Climate 101: the essential facts about climate change and what you can do

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 outreach@haysmn.org at least 6 weeks prior to your event or meeting.

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