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Learning about 'Vernal Pools of Enchanted Rock'


The Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists will host Nita Hazle, Hill Country Chapter-Texas Master Naturalist and Austin Community College Biology teacher, on Monday, Nov. 18.
Hr presentation is "Vernal Pools of Enchanted Rock." Hazle will detail the diversity of all life forms colonizing mini-eco regions present along the crest of Enchanted Rock. She will also discuss uneducated abuse of vernal pools and the importance of protecting them, as well as ongoing efforts for their protection.
A resident of Fredericksburg, Hazle teaches biology classes for Austin Community College at the Hill Country University Center. She received a Bachelor's degree in wildlife and fisheries sciences from Texas A&M University in College Station and a Master's Degree in zoology at the University of Texas at Austin. She completed the Hill Country Master Naturalist training program in 2009.
The meeting will be held at 7 pm in the lecture hall of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority building, 125 Lehmann Drive, in Kerrville. The meeting is free and the public is invited. For more information, call Tom Hynes at 830-990-5750.