More First Wed

More First Wed

We headed down the hill! Thanks to all that came and shared. It was another great First Wed! Six Texas freshwater mussels, the “livers of the rivers,” added to endangered species list Arid Deserts Are Devouring Earth’s Rangelands, Threatening Billions Forested Wetlands Are Missing from Maps Keep looking! The more you know, the more you…

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Ninty-nine would have been Shirley’s age on Friday (May 24th). And family, old friends and nature nerds were at the Thomsen Foundation on Saturday to celebrate Shirley on the annual Shirley Lusk Day walk. Thank you so much to the Thomsen Foundation, Lisa, Lyle, and Logan for another celebration of Shirley! Indeed Shirley was such…

February 7th Outing

February 7th Outing

Also known as First Wednesday. 🙂 Not too chilly and certainly an enthusiastic group! FYI, IT is still working on the email notification problem. It had been another great First Wednesday! James Hung: The Buzz on Native Pollinators 40 minutes but well worth it! Go James! 380-million-year-old air-breathing fish fossil unearthed in Australia Keep looking!…

Part Two of First Wed on Monday

Part Two of First Wed on Monday

Did I mention how nice the outing was yesterday. 😉 Jerry has kindly once again has some photos to share with us. I will note each of Jerry’s photos in the caption. The earliest sunset comes before the winter solstice Stone Age Pioneers: Homo erectus’ High-Altitude Life 2 Million Years Ago Keep looking! The more…

Beauty at the Grasslands

Beauty at the Grasslands

A delightful day with plentiful sunshine. The nippy weather did not dampen our enthusiasm on the First Wednesday (Nov. 1st) outing. The beauty at the LBJ Grasslands always refreshes my soul at any time of the year! Additionally to share with the First Wednesday group made for a wonderful morning. Free Admission to Texas State…

Blue on blue

Blue on blue

Yesterday Jerry sent me some of his favorite photos from yesterday’s outing. Here they are and thanks Jerry for sharing! Thanks again Jerry for sharing your photographic highlights! Dozens of birds named after people are about to be renamed This Interactive Map Shows Which Indigenous Lands You Live On After Getting Stuck in a Sculpture…

Catenary

Catenary

Before I forget (again) Kathy and Jerry shared some photos with me. And now I am sharing with you. 🙂 Now back to the title of this post, catenary. This was a new term for me this morning. A physicist, an architect, an engineer or a mathematician (to mention a few) would know the term….

Nine

Nine

What a crisp and delightful day out with the First Wed group today. The First Wednesday group of nine had a wonderful morning at the grasslands. Indeed many tidbits of new information were shared. Thank you all! Save these Dates for Prairie Time in North Texas (Fort Worth chapter of NPAT) Keep looking! The more…