Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

Citizen Scientists around Dallas/Fort Worth participate in the City Nature Challenge 2019

By Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist in Dallas/Fort Worth with Texas Parks and Wildlife On April 26-29, 2019, citizen scientists in the Dallas/Fort Worth area participated in the fourth annual City Nature Challenge.  From the organizers at the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: The City Nature Challenge is an international celebration of urban biodiversity, where cities compete to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and get the most people involved. Citizen scientists in the… Read More →

City Nature Challenge 2019: Fri. Apr. 26 – Mon. Apr. 29

Please Join Us! City Nature Challenge 2019, Fri. Apr. 26 – Mon. Apr. 29 What kind of nature can live with us in the urban ecosystem?  The city nature challenge is a great way that we can find out!  The Dallas/Fort Worth area (the 9 counties around Dallas/Fort Worth) will be competing with over 130 cities/urban areas around the world on April 26-29, 2019. We want to document as much biodiversity as possible to show the rest of the world that we have wild spots throughout the DFW… Read More →

Jim’s This & That April 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT:  April 2019 When life feels too big to handle, go outside. Everything looks smaller when you’re standing under the sky.                                                               L.R. Knost *** Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendars… and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education Click here for Jim’s This & That April

Jim’s This & That: March 2019

JIM’S THIS & THAT: March 2019 The nature of a community is harmony, and harmony can be realized by following the Six Concords: sharing one space, sharing the essentials of daily life, observing the same precepts, speaking only words of solidarity, sharing insights and understanding, and respecting each other’s perspectives.   Buddha *** Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendar… and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** 1. Links to Community… Read More →