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Catch and release fishing is available at Seabourne! Bass, perch, and catfish are periodically stocked in manmade 4 acre Seabourne Lake. Bring your own fishing poles and bait. Park hours: daily 8 am to 7 pm. Website for Seabourne Creek through City of Rosenberg: https://rosenbergtx.gov/seabourn-creek/ Once a year, the Rosenberg Parks and Recreation Dept. and the Coastal Prairie Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists holds a children’s “FISHtastic” event. Entrants, age 4-14, are grouped into three groups by age, and are required to bring their own gear and bait. Trophies… Read More →
The Butterfly and Demo Gardens are mostly resting these months. Here is an update for the Butterfly Garden from Master Naturalist/Gardener Linda: Construction of a pergola for an Eagle Scout’s Project has begun! There is a plan to completely rework the irrigation setup. I am hoping to add some new volunteers from the new Master Naturalist class. I plan to ask members to donate butterfly-attracting plants that have grown well for them and may need to be thinned. Donating their plants may encourage more members to do… Read More →
Twelve people walked in a light rain on a 50 degree morning and identified 29 species of birds at Seabourne Creek Nature Park. Birds included 1 Great Blue Heron, 2 Ruby-Crowned Kinglets, 2 Crested Caracara, and 3 Cedar Waxwings. It was too overcast for photos. Click date on photo to see eBird link which lists all bird species seen, plus example photos and recorded bird calls. Photo by Kimberly Farou
Volunteers Lynn and Jerry Trenta, Terri Hurley, Jade Hems, and Kimberly Farou have created two new pamphlets, one on Pollinators and one on Butterflies, to join the other nature pamphlets available at the Seabourne Creek Nature Park Prairie Demo Garden. Click to see all 5 pamphlets. Photo by Kimberly Farou
On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, a group of 25 took a walk at Seabourne Creek Park and identified 43 species of birds, including: 2 Lincoln Sparrows, 1 Northern Cardinal, 4 Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Roseate Spoonbills, and the feature photo of a Least Sandpiper. Two taxa were also identified, incl. a nutria.