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Visitors to Seabourne Creek Nature Park had the opportunity to plant a prairie grass plant, tour 2 gardens, discuss prairie birds, and take a walk on trails and around lakes on Earth Day. Texas Master Naturalists from the Gulf Coast Prairie group were on hand at various stations in the park.
Seabourne Creek Nature Park Gardens – Preparing for visitors at Earth Day Celebration on April 22, 2019. Butterfly Garden TMN-MG Linda has had a few volunteers each Wednesday workday, some Master Naturalists and some volunteers from a Rosenberg church, who also pick up trash in the park. Fire ant mounds have been individually treated, weeding has been worked on. Pergola is finished. Photos follow. http:// Prairie Demo Garden Some plots are in the process of being reworked or renamed. Brochures are out and signs are up. Photos follow. http://… Read More →
On a mild overcast morning, on April 3, 2019, 21 people took a walk at Seabourne Creek Nature Park and identified 50 species and 2 taxa of birds. These included: Blue-Winged Teal, Snowy Egret, Crested Caracara, White-Eyed Vireo, and House, Sedge, and Carolina Wrens. Link to eBird website with the bird walk data, plus stock pictures and bird songs:
In February, the Butterfly Garden was pruned by TXMN Linda R., with help from TXMNs Bert S. and Christine E. Demo Garden had some plots reworked; the Mardi Gras garden will become a Pocket Prairie. TMNs bumped up Switch Grass, Selfheal, and Rosin Weed, for future planting in the prairie.
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 23 people took a walk in Seabourne Creek Nature Park on a cloudy and breezy morning in the 70’s. They identified 44 species of birds, along with 2 Red-Ear Slider turtles (Photo by TMN Bert Stipelcovich). Bird species include: Tree and White-Throated Sparrows, White-Eyed Vireo, Pied-Billed Grebe, and Eastern Screech Owl. On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 10 people identified 45 species of birds on a cloudy and breezy morning in the 50’s. Birds identified include: Sandhill Cranes, Caracaras, a Blue-Headed Vireo, a Yellow-Bellied… Read More →