We drove over to Fredericksburg for a couple of days in early May hoping to catch fields of wildflowers, especially … Continue reading Willow City Loop
The American Dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) is widely distributed east of the Rocky Mountains. Found mostly in grassy areas along … Continue reading Got Ticks?
We took a short trip up through Western Arkansas to explore three gardens. In early April the chances of seeing … Continue reading Gardens of the Ozarks
With a graduate degree from Texas A&M University-College Station (WHOOP) I consider myself an educated man. I know what I … Continue reading Where Are You?
ribbit-ribbit-ribbit Wait! what? World Frog Day? Yep, sure enough. If you missed it on 20 March, you can jump at the chance … Continue reading East Texas Frogs
About halfway between Jacksonville and Palestine on US Highway 79 is the only wildlife refuge within the East Texas Chapter … Continue reading A River Runs Through East Texas
OMG! it is already the Fall season with holidays quickly upon us. Regardless of the holiday that you celebrate, we … Continue reading Naturalist Gifts for Kids
A while back I wrote about starting your own pocket prairie. I gave you three easy steps to get started: … Continue reading Pocket Prairie: Rewards of Native Landscape
So, you have that space in your backyard that you fertilize and water and mow. It gets good sunlight, drains … Continue reading Pocket Prairie: Bringing the Land Back Home
So, you have sheltered-in-place for a couple of months. No trips to Dallas, no club meetings, no hugging or kissing … Continue reading Day Trippin’ East Texas State Parks
Well, it is that time of year. Folks in the suburbs are finding snakes in their backyards, their garages, or … Continue reading Venomous Snakes of East Texas
Becky and I enjoy trailering to our wonderful Texas State Parks. Usually, we spend 3 to 4 days hiking the … Continue reading Mission Tejas State Park