Interested in frog calls? Here is just one of the many videos available from the Texas Nature Trackers.
The Heritage Farmstead prairie plot is ablaze with colors, variety and pollinators. We were able to return to care taking on a limited time and number of volunteers a few weeks ago. Amazing how nature has taken care of itself.
Susan Smith – Summer Project
Here’s my latest project. I got the idea from the North Texas Gardner’s Facebook page. We just had foundation work done along this barren side of the house that’s always been a messy storage area for miscellaneous stuff. It’s always had drainage issues from the downspout to the right, plus my neighbor told me it floods his yard every time it rains.
Jean Suplick – Discover the Birds in Your Yard and Garden
With us all hunkered down at home, there has been a worldwide spike in eBird.org observations by citizen scientists. If you’re one of those staying home with more time to gaze out the window, wander in the yard, or play in the garden, consider starting your own list of yard birds and contribute to the eBird database of avian observations.
TMN Annual Conference Update
As a result of the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Master Naturalist Program has decided to suspend this year’s in-person event in Houston, Texas, in favor of a fully virtual experience.
Janice James: The Mysterious Ways of a COVID Composter.
My composters, here in Texas, have been primarily full of a type of fly called Hermetia illucens, the Black Soldier fly.
Water Droplets on a Web
Dub Spencer’s joyful spider web photos on their daily “trudge”.
Blackland Prairie Rapter Center Update
As of June 18 Raptor Center rehab has treated 275 birds.
Baume’s Connemara Videos
There is an old song; How High is the Water Mama?