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We hope to resume in person meetings at North Haven Gardens July 2021.  Please stay tuned for updates.

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OUR JUNE 2021 PROGRAM

We are excited to announce that our program for Sunday, June 27, 2021 will be an in person meeting held at the Town North YMCA 4332 Northaven Rd, Dallas, 75229

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Meeting time 3:00pm.  Please note that this is one time meeting location as we hope to resume our meetings at North Haven Gardens in July.

Our speaker presentation is by Ben Sandifer entitled Into the Great Trinity Forest.  

"Ben Sandifer is an author, photographer, and environmental advocate for parks and open spaces where he can often be found with camera in hand. His award-winning nature photographs have been featured in local, state, and national publications. He is a Certified Master Birder through the Audubon Dallas sponsored North Central Texas Master Birder Program. In 2016, he was named an Honorary Lifetime Texas Master Naturalist for his substantial contributions to the furtherance of the activities of the organization In addition to his professional life as an accountant, Ben serves as the naturalist for the historic Dallas Hunting and Fishing Club. 

 
In Dallas Great Trinity Forest, Ben is an EPA and TCEQ certified Texas Stream Team volunteer who monitors water quality at numerous locations in the Dallas Trinity River watershed. For his volunteer efforts, he was named the 2015 DFW Sustainable Leadership Volunteer of the Year, nominated for the 2016 Texan of the Year by the Dallas Morning News and was awarded 2019 Texas Citizen Scientist of the Year by Texas by Meadows Center for Water and the Environment."

The Great Trinity Forest  Dallas Trinity Trails: Trinity Forest Golf Course, The Horse Park and the  Toxic Trinity River Dump

To learn a little about our speaker here is a June 2016 article from D Magazine featuring Ben: 

https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-magazine/2016/june/ben-sandifer-trinity-forest-hiker/

As always, members will receive a meeting reminder via Mail Chimp.  Bring a friend!.