Walk in the Woods: Join us on Thursday, April 12

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Walk in the Woods – join us on Thursday, April 12

Join Environmental Services as we host Jonah Evans, State Mammologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife. During this Walk in the Woods, he will discuss and enlighten the audience about large cats and rare mammals in the great state of Texas. For this program, the nature walk will occur from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a the keynote presentation.

Thursday, April 12
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.              Nature Walk
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.             Keynote Presentation

The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park
6464 Creekside Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77389
Contact: 281-210-3800

Registration required, free to attend.

Jonah EvansJonah Evans is the State Mammalogist for Texas Parks and Wildlife. He has had a lifelong passion for studying carnivores and mammals. As Mammalogist for TPWD, he coordinates mountain lion, black bear, furbearer, bat, and rare mammal research and conservation statewide. Much of his time now is focused on the devastating impacts of white nose syndrome on bats.

Jonah completed an MS in Wildlife Science from Texas A&M University in 2006 and worked as a Wildlife Diversity Biologist in West Texas for 5 years prior to taking on his current position. He has a passion for animal tracks and sign and is the author of iTrack Wildlife, a smartphone field guide to animal tracks. He is also a co-author of Animal Tracks and Scat of California. He has traveled extensively around the United State to train biologists and college students in animal track identification and maintains the website www.naturetracking.com.

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Explore nature at your back door! Experts reveal the extraordinary plants and wildlife of East Texas. A different program each month from February through April and September through November. Located on the edge of the Big Thicket, Montgomery County is home to a diverse plant and wildlife population. Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series introduces the audience to the unique species that inhabit our community. Guest speakers recognized for their expertise present topics ranging from bats and owls to hummingbirds and habitat gardening. Featuring exquisite photography and occasionally live specimens, Walk in the Woods appeals to nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest, from students to retirees.

Registration is required for our free Walk in the Woods Nature Series.  Space is limited, so register now for this nature walk and presentation. The mission of The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department is to empower informed choices for the sustained health of our community and environment. The department coordinates a wide variety of programs that provide information and resources for healthy, sustainable living. For more information, please visit us online at https://www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/105/Environment or call 281-210-3800.

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