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Hays County Master Naturalists Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary
07/16/2019

In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, the Hays County Master Naturalists were recognized at the July 9th City Council meeting. We appreciate all they do for the community. Here are just a few of their accomplishments:

• 684 individuals trained in the program, including 41 trainees in the 2019 class
• 210 currently active members 
• 57 projects in Hays and adjacent counties
• 160,950 hours of volunteer service contributed, which the State of Texas currently values at $25.43 per hour for a total of $4,092,958; 
• Assisting with the improvement, management, and maintenance of Charro Ranch Park;
• Assisting in the funding and construction of improvements in Dripping Springs parks, including trails, wildlife viewing stations, bird nesting boxes, a native plant demonstration garden, wildlife rain guzzlers, and a rainwater collection system; and
• Co-sponsoring the Texas Night Sky Festival and star parties, and supporting the city’s nomination to become an International Dark Sky Community

To read the proclamation in its entirety, please click here.

Thank you Hays County Master Naturalists!

 

 


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