Becky Rader is a Dallas native and holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Wildlife Science from West Texas State University. She is the District 9 Dallas Park Board representative. She has been an Educator, a Landscape Designer and Consultant specializing in native Habitat Gardens, Schoolyard Habitats, and Native Habitat Restoration. Becky was the Chief Naturalist for the Dallas Museum of Natural History and has done contractual work for the Dallas Historical Society. She also served as the Lead Consultant for Museumscapes, researching and compiling interpretive content for the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. Becky is a North Texas Master Naturalist, having served as its President in 2000 and 2001. Her many civic involvements include serving on the Dallas Arboretum Education and Research Committees, the Texas Discovery Gardens Design and Development Committee, the White Rock Heritage District Committee, White Rock Lake Task Force, White Rock Prairie Committee, and the Dallas Environmental Health Commission. Notwithstanding her busy civic life, Becky's favorite things are her family, friends, and pets.
The Ecological Wonders of Flag Pole Hill
Join our walk around Flagpole Hill at White Rock Lake to enjoy the native plants and understand how this prairie remnant has transitioned from weeds to the lovely wildflower and Prairie Grasses of today. We will learn how gilgai have aided the diversity of the plant community.
Meet at 9:45 at the Pavillion on Flag Pole Hill
Bring camera and any other necessities for a walk of an hour or so (water/sunscreen)