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Event Series Event Series: Austin Chapter Meeting

Austin Chapter Meeting – Using iNaturalist to learn and to guide public land management

February 20 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Our guest speaker this month is Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist, DFW, Texas Parks and Wildlife. 

The topic is How we can use iNaturalist to learn and to guide public land management (think of ‘no mow’ areas!). 

Sam Kieschnick is an urban wildlife biologist with TPWD serving the east side of the DFW metroplex.  He previously worked as a nature educator with the City of Mansfield at Oliver Nature Park, as a naturalist at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, as a science interpreter with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, as a botanist with Botanical Research Institute of Texas, and as an instructor at Weatherford College.  He has a master’s degree from Tarleton State University studying the genetics of pocket gophers.  As an urban wildlife biologist, Sam’s focus will be on three a’s: awareness, appreciation, and action.

This is a virtual meeting using Zoom. Please register in advance for this meeting: https://npsot-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdOmrqTwqG9aRVDqaBABg_uFOsG2OCqer

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.