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Granted trees to be planted in Seabourne Creek Nature Park

The Apache Corporation Tree Program of Houston Texas has donated a grant of 100 trees in 5 gallon pots. The trees are to be planted by the Coastal Prairie Chapter in Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg, Texas in January 2020.

November 6 Bird Walk at Seabourne – First Sighting of a Least Grebe!

On an overcast morning in the 60’s,  Nov. 6, 2019, a group of 25 birders took a walk around Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg, TX. The last of the group made the first sighting of a Least Grebe, as it swam near a larger American Coot. Species sighted totaled 46 and also included a Vermillion Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, American Kestrel, and Red-Shouldered Hawk. The total species sighted at Seabourne is now 202.

CPCTMN Member joins CoCoRaHS Project

We recently heard from Ella Stroupe, CPCTMN Class of 2018, regarding her activities in the newly approved CoCoRaHS project: “I recently joined CoCoRaHS. (www.cocorahs.org) If you are interested in the weather, this might be for you.  This is a project that collects data on daily rain amounts, soil temperatures, thunder, etc. Right now I’m focusing on rain. You can also collect data on frost, soil temperature, hail, thunder, etc. I installed the rain gauge that they require. There are instructions and training on their web page. It’s important… Read More →