cialis pills for sale uk kamagra bivirkninger cialis 20mg pas cher kamagra precio viagra wirkstoff kamagra 100mg pour femme viagra for sale uk levitra 20 mg kamagra 100mg kamagra sobres levitra virkning cialis patent viagra prezzo levitra generico levitra generico precio cialis en om dagen viagra generica levitra australia viagra norge cialis uk viagra femme kamagra 100 buy cialis london kamagra gel viagra dosering
Chisholm Trail Park preserves Fort Worth prairie parcel

Chisholm Trail Park preserves Fort Worth prairie parcel

on Nature

  Green Source DFW reporter¬†Amy Martin peruses the prairie remnant at¬†Chisholm Trail Community Park in Fort Worth. Photo by Scooter Smith. June 18, 2018 By¬†Amy Martin Fort Worth has been called the Queen of the Western Prairie. That makes¬†Chisholm Trail Community Park‚Äôs prairie its crown jewel.¬†Tandy Hills Natural Area¬†is a gem for sure, but Chisholm Trail with its sweeping vistas …

North Texas Wild: Dallas woman wild about Texas native cats

North Texas Wild: Dallas woman wild about Texas native cats

on Nature

The mountain lion is one of five native cats under threat in Texas. Photos courtesy of Texas Native Cats.¬† By Amy Martin ~ May 2, 2018 A Dallas woman wants to raise awareness about¬†Texas’¬†native¬†cats ‚Ästnot the domestic felines we¬†know and love¬†as pets¬†but the wild¬†kind, native to to the Lone Star¬†State. There are five: the¬†big cats –¬†jaguar and mountain lion – …

Daphne Prairie: The Land of Our Bones

Daphne Prairie: The Land of Our Bones

on Nature

By Amy Martin The bus driver nimbly navigates yet one more narrow country road. B. F.¬†Hicks and his crew greet us at the gate, along with some locals who‚Äôve picked up the prairie passion from Hicks. Two drive huge pickups that tow 16-foot trailers, one stacked with hay bales for seating and the other with benches. We pile on in …

North Texas Wild: Create your own pocket prairie

North Texas Wild: Create your own pocket prairie

on Nature

¬†By¬†Amy Martin¬†¬† Amy Martin offers tips for creating a mini-prairie wildscape in your backyard. Above, the Native¬†Texas Park at the George Bush Presidential Center¬†in Dallas. Photo by Scooter Smith. April 3, 2018 Pocket prairies, small handcrafted parcels redolent with native grasses and wildflowers, are beautiful and easy to maintain. The intricate landscape changes week by week, reflecting the seasons. They …

North Texas Wild: Urban prairie hidden in Crawford Park

North Texas Wild: Urban prairie hidden in Crawford Park

on Nature

  Little bluestem grows on the 27-acre Blackland prairie remnant in Crawford Memorial Park.¬†Courtesy of iNaturalist/Tania¬†Homayoun.¬† By¬†Amy Martin Feb. 13, 2018 Are you a vertical snob, impressed only by the tall? Does nature have to be literally in your face like trees or mountains to get your attention? Is the sky separate from the landscape? Is dirt just dirt to …

Green Neighborhoods: Fort Worth Cultural District can be a walk in the park

Green Neighborhoods: Fort Worth Cultural District can be a walk in the park

on Nature

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is one of the green jewels found in the Cultural District. Courtesy of Fort Worth Botanic Garden. By Amy Martin Jan. 30, 2018   The West Fork of the Trinity River enters the far northwestern fringe of Fort Worth after being dammed for Eagle Mountain Lake and then Lake Worth. As it descends into the …

North Texas Wild: Mathews Prairie goes into win column for prairie preservationists

North Texas Wild: Mathews Prairie goes into win column for prairie preservationists

on Nature

¬†By¬†Amy Martin¬†¬† The Native Prairies Association of Texas raised $60,000 this fall to purchase and maintain the 100-acre Mathews Prairie outside of Greenville. Photos courtesy of Amy Martin. Dec. 12, 2017 Every day a few more acres slip away. To a developer, a prairie¬†looks like a flat field ready-made for concrete, empty space waiting to be filled. To a naturalist, …

North Texas Wild: Former Dallas rehabber uses care with animal invaders

North Texas Wild: Former Dallas rehabber uses care with animal invaders

on Nature

Squirrels and raccoons are the most common critters to make their way into homes. Photos courtesy of Bonnie Bradshaw. By¬†Amy Martin¬†Dec. 6, 2017 Saving animals is addictive. We rarely are privy to the full impact we have on the world. With wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, it‚Äôs right there in front of you ‚ÄĒ until you‚Äôre hopefully able to release back …

Green Neighborhoods: Lakewood overflows with green amenities

Green Neighborhoods: Lakewood overflows with green amenities

on Nature

The Lakewood neighborhood, near Lower Greenville Avenue, features a plethora of retail and recreation that appeals to green-minded folks.¬†Photo courtesy of Lakewood Adaptive Rowing. By¬†Amy Martin¬† Oct. 17, 2017 A pastoral, urban enclave of green elegance, Lakewood boasts genteel homes and sizeable trees on rolling slopes down to White Rock Lake. To its south is Junius Heights, a region of …

North Texas Wild: Funds needed to save Blackland Prairie parcel in Hunt County

North Texas Wild: Funds needed to save Blackland Prairie parcel in Hunt County

on Nature

The Native Prairies Association of Texas aims to raise¬†$50,000¬†to buy the Paul Mathews Prairie in Hunt County. Photos courtesy of NPAT. ¬†By¬†Amy Martin,¬†Sept. 7, 2017 When less than 1 percent of an ecosystem remains, a few thousand acres out of the millions prior, the opportunity to preserve it is a genuinely big deal. Such is the case with the Blackland …

Eclipsestock! North Texas writer witnesses totality in Nebraska

Eclipsestock! North Texas writer witnesses totality in Nebraska

on Nature

Amy Martin, third from right, tells GreenSourceDFW what it was like to watch ¬†the¬†total¬†solar eclipse in northwestern Nebraska with 7,000 other nature enthusiasts. Photos courtesy of Amy Martin.¬† by Amy Martin, Aug. 31, 2017 It was a lark of an idea over dinner with my husband and our friends Tex and Dianne Frossard ‚Äď Let‚Äôs go see the total solar …

A Message from Amy

 
Thanks for dropping by my new website. Sign up (below) for occasional newsletters about what I'm up to. I won't inundate you, I promise. I'm not that organized.
Moonlady News reader? (more info)
 
CURRENT MOON
 

Sign up for Amy’s newsletter

* indicates required

Posts by Category

Archives