All group activities are Cancelled until further notice. See below for Fall plans.
Monthly Public Speaker Series: We hope to start again with the interesting speakers that are already lined up for the 2020-21 year. Our meeting is usually on the 1st Tuesday of the month from September to April.
- Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Location: information to come
- Tuesday, September 1, 2020: Rick Travis – North Texas Trees
- Tuesday, October 6, 2020: Becky Bender – Honey Bees
- Tuesday, November 3, 2020: Gwen Eishen – TBA
- Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Holiday Party
- Tuesday, January 5, 2021: Bonnie Bradshaw – Coyotes and Critters
- Tuesday, February 2, 2021: TBA
- Tuesday, March 2, 2021: Jessica Crowley – Frogs
- Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Courtney Anderson – Migratory Birds
Fourth Saturday Nature Walk: These are fun, family walks, appropriate for anyone who wants to enjoy a guided walk in the Preserve. (Note: They are NOT approved for Master Naturalist Advanced Training.
Fall plans have yet to be announced.
- Location: 4th Sunday Nature Walk locations will vary throughout the Preserve, depending on the subject of the walk.
- Time: 2:00 p.m. to around 3:30 p.m.
- Important information: The natural-surface trails are not stroller-compatible; everyone must be able to walk approximately 1 mile. Clothing: Even in the heat, wear long pants and sturdy shoes (no sandals) for your protection from poison ivy and thorns. Apply insect repellent. Bring water. All participants and the parents of minors must sign our Liability Waiver. All minors 16 yrs. and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
- Master Naturalists: The walks are sometimes approved for Advanced Training. Please check the MN calendar..
More Work Sessions
Watch for future announcements.
- This event requires people who can walk at least a mile and do some fairly heavy yard work. For others, there is always trash to pick up along the way.
- Work Materials: If you have them, bring battery-operated weed whacker, chain-saw, and extra batteries. Also, if you have them, bring loppers and/or small tree saws.
- For Master Naturalists, this counts as Volunteer Hours on the Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest project.
- Safety Materials: Each work session will begin with a safety briefing. BRING WATER. Even in the heat, wear work gloves, long pants, protective eyewear, and sturdy shoes (no sandals) for your protection from poison ivy and thorns. If you have them, bring loppers and/or small tree saws. All participants and the parents of minors must sign our Liability Waiver. All minors 16 yrs. and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Summer break, we might add a work session here and there.
September: start fresh
Also, try our Self-Guided Interpretive Trail at 1787 Holford Road that was created by the North Texas Master Naturalist chapter in Dallas. Follow the trail markers and read about the significance of the area on your iPhone or on the downloadable flyer. https://springcreekforest.org/interpretive-1787-holford-rd/
The Executive Committee usually meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. For location, please contact David Parrish, President, Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest. Cell phone: 469-733-6089. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.