CHAPTER MEETINGS

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NEXT CHAPTER MEETING:  Monday, May 2, 2016 starting at 6:30 pm.

Tyler Nature Center, 11942 FM 848, Tyler TX 75707

Visitors are welcome to attend! Bring a friend who is interested in learning about using natives in their landscapes!

PROGRAM:  Native Plants and Their Cultural Uses
by Neal Stilley, East Texas Master Naturalist

Neal will present a program about the cultural uses of native plants focusing on how the Caddo Indians used native plants for eating and constructing their houses. 

Neal Stilley has been a Texas Master Naturalist since 2010.  He has been the Texas Historical Commission Archaeological Steward for Henderson County since 2004.  Neal provides primitive living skills demonstrations at educational events throughout east Texas.

SEPTEMBER CHAPTER MEETING:   Monday, September 12, 2016 starting at 6:30 pm

PROGRAM: TBA

CHAPTER MEETING INFORMATION

The chapter meets at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Nature Center at 11942 FM 848 (Bascom Hwy) in Tyler, Texas on the first Monday of the month, Sept-May; second Monday if the first Monday is a holiday. Meetings begin at 6:30 pm with a program followed by refreshments and a short business meeting. Meetings are open to the public. Several field trips are offered throughout the year.

5:00 Dinner at Posados, 6:30 Meeting at Nature Center

Directions: In Tyler take Loop 323 to SH 248 (southeast of Tyler). Go east on SH 248 past the UT Tyler Campus to FM 848 (about 3 miles). Turn right on FM 848 and travel 0.7 mile. The Nature Center is on the right.