Lifelong Learning Programs
The Association of Nature
Center Administrators (ANCA)
Annual Regional Conference
at CDRI, February 16-17
The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center is honored to host the annual ANCA Regional Conference February 16-17.
A reception will be held Thursday, February 16 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on site at the Powell Visitor Center. This is a great time for those attending the conference to get reacquainted with old friends and meet new ones.
We'll kick off Friday, February 17, with a welcome from ANCA Texas President John DeFilipo, followed by a morning lecture from keynote speaker, Dr. Kerry Griffis-Kyle of Texas Tech University. The day will be filled with other timely presentations, in addition to the afternoon break-out sessions and a tour of the Botanical Gardens.
Register online at our Homepage.
Field Trip to
Big Bend National Park
Fossil Discovery Exhibit
Conference participants are invited to a guided tour of the newly opened Fossil Discovery Exhibit at the Big Bend National Park. We'll meet at the SRSU parking lot, in Alpine, at 7:45 a.m., Saturday, February 18, and caravan to the Park. The tour will begin at 10:00 a.m.
For information related to the Conference or the Field Trip, please call 432-364-2499, ext. 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guide Training Program
Certified Hiking Guide
March 4, 9:15 a.m.
For all of you who love hiking the trails at CDRI and who would like to train to be a Certified Hiking Guide, we have the program for you.
The program will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, at the Powell Visitor Center. We will review important reminders before starting out on the trails, and then take our prospective guides on a hike.
This training will focus on the Clayton's Overlook Trail and the short, yet beautiful Hummingbird Trail inside the Botanical Garden area.
To sign up for the training, or if you are simply interested in learning more about the program, please either call us at 432-364-2499, ext. 2 or email email@example.com.
WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO
WELCOMING YOU AS ONE OF THE
CDRI INTERPRETIVE GUIDES!
The Roger Conant
Distinguished Lecturer Series
April 20, 7:00 p.m.
at the Crowley Theater, Marfa
Join the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and friends at the Crowley Theater in Marfa, for an evening of enlightenment and inspiration from the Climate Evangelist
KATHARINE HAYHOE, Ph.D.
Physicist and Atmospheric Scientist
Director Climate Science Center
Texas Tech University
For more information, please call the Nature Center at 432-364-2499, ext. 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on these programs please contact email@example.com or 432-364-2499