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Prairie Notes are monthly photo/journal observations from Tandy Hills Natural Area by Founder/Director, Don Young. They include field reports, flora and fauna sightings, and more, mixed with a scoop of dry humor and a bit of philosophy. They are available free to all who get on the FOTHNA email list.

Prairie Notes Archive

Thoreau @ 200

Prairie Notes #127
July 1, 2017

01) Thoreau @ 200
02) Field Report - June
03) Friends in High Places
04) Pavilion Update
05) FW City Council Honors FOTHNA
06) Thoreau for Kids
07) Summer Solstice Sunsets
08) Trout Lilies for Sale
09) Prairie Proverb

Subversive Symbiosis

Prairie Notes #125
May 1, 2017

01) Subversive Symbiosis
02) Field Report - April
03) City Nature Challenge Report
04) Winston School of Dallas
05) Parker County Master Gardeners
06) Wildlife Trail Official
07) Wide World of Winecups
08) Notable Cacti I Have Known
09) Prairie Posse Report
10) Vital Vdeos for Busy People
11) Prairie Proverb
 

The Prairie that Keeps on Giving

Prairie Notes #124
April 1, 2017

01) The Prairie That Keeps On Giving
02) Field Report - March
03) Lone Star Legacy Park Report
04) City Nature Challenge - Texas: REMINDER
05) Lively Panel Discussion
06) 360 West Magazine Likes Tandy Hills
07) Prairie Posse Liberates 2 Iconic Hills
08) Don't Plant Those Seeds!
09) Don't Touch That Butterfly!
10) Prairie Proverb
 

Tandy Hills: Lone Star Legacy Park!

Prairie Notes #123
March 1, 2017

01) Tandy Hills: Lone Star Legacy Park!
02) Your FOTHNA Membership
03) Field Report - February
04) Trout Lily Cult???
05) PrairieSky / StarParty News
06) Meet the Architect
07) Prairie Roots
08) A Bioblitz by any Other Name
09) LLELA Bioblitz
10) Thoreau Bicentennial News
11) Protect Pollinators Forever Stamp
12) Prairie Proverb

Creating Light in Darkness

Prairie Notes #122
February 1, 2017

01) Creating Light in Darkness
02) Your FOTHNA Membership
03) Field Report - January
04) MM&WW HIke the HIlls Report
05) Brush Bash Report
06) Tandy Hills Pavilion Competition Report
07) Lone Star Legacy Park
08) SPECIAL January PrairieSky / StarParty
09) Citizen Prairie
10) Prairie Proverb

Pics & Proverbs 2016

Prairie Notes #121
January 1, 2017

01) Pics & Proverbs 2016
02) ReMembership
03) In Memoriam 2016
04) Attaboy of the Year: Joseph Lippert
05) MM&WW HIke the HIlls TODAY
06) 9th Annual Brush Bash
07) Painted Prairie Skies
08) Prairie Proverb

01) Pics & Proverbs 2016

With Tandy Hills more or less at rest, January is a good time to review and reflect on the past year via 2016's, Prairie Proverbs. I'm also including a dozen of my favorite pics, one from each issue of Prairie Notes. 

How Sweet It Was

Prairie Notes #120
December 1, 2016

1) How Sweet It Was
2) Field Report - November
3) Manly Men Wild Women RSVP
4) PrairieSky / StarParty 2017 Schedule
5) Hats Off to Dan Lepinski!
6) When You Shop @ Amazon...
7) Annual Board Meeting
8) Prairie Proverb

Vote OUR Planet

Prairie Notes #119
November 1, 2016

1) Vote OUR Planet
2) Field Report - October
3) BioBlitz: Read The Book & See The Movie
4) AIA-FW Pavilion Competition Update
5) Native Star Award Goes To...
6) FASH Foundation Grant
7) REI'd On!
8) PrairieSky / Star Party - November SURPRISE!
9) La Bomba
10) Prairie Proverb

Prairie Personhood

Prairie Notes #117
September 1, 2016

1) Prairie Personhood
2) Field Report - August
3) Giving Day is Nigh
4) Texas Pollinator BioBlitz
5) FOTHNA Origins: Circa 2005
6) Moths & Stars & More
7) Going Shopping?
8) Prairie Proverb