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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

Earth Day Redux

Prairie Notes #161
May 1, 2020

01) Earth Day Redux
02) Field Report - April
03) Kids & Family Nature Fun (Indoors & Out)
04) New Species - April
05) The Butterfly Tree
06) The Wisdom of Thoreau
07) PrairieSky / StarParty News
08) Our Wild Backyard
09) Prairie Proverb - Gaylord Nelson

 

The Uncanny Beauty of Briers

Prairie Notes #158
February 1, 2020

01) The Uncanny Beauty of Briers
02) Field Report - January
03) Membership Matters
04) New Species - January
05) Manly Men Wild Women Hike Report
06) Broadcast Hill: Full Circle
07) Trout Lily Walk w/Sam Kieschnick

08) Prairie Proverb - L. Wayne Clark

 

And That's the Way It Was

Prairie Notes #156
December 1, 2019

01) And That's the Way It Was
02) Field Report - November
03) Star Notes
04) New Species - November
05) Photo Frenzy Threatens THNA
06) Bois d'Arc Tree Discovery
07) Manly Men Wild Women Hike - RSVP
08) Prairie Proverb - Walter Cronkite

'Tween Times

Prairie Notes #155
November 1, 2019

01) 'Tween TImes
02) Field Report - October
03) The Garden Path Podcast
04) PrairieSky / StarParty News - October
05) New Species - October
06) Emily in the Garden
07) Last Call for Little Art House on the Prairie
08) Master Naturalists Take to the Hills
09) Fall Aster Time
10) Prairie Proverb - Tennesse Williams
 

All Things Small & Smaller

Prairie Notes #154
October 1, 2019

01) All Things Small & Smaller
02) Field Report - September
03) Prairie Posse Gets it Done
04) PrairieSky / StarParty News
05) New Species - September
06) North TX Giving Day Report
07) Little Art House on the Prairie
08) Prairie Grasses & Climate Change
09) Catholic Women Who Hike

Eryn-a-Go-Go

Prairie Notes #153
September 1, 2019

01) Eryn-a-Go-Go
02) Field Report - August
03) FOTHNA Teams with Amon Carter Museum
04) PrairieSky / StarParty News
05) Vote for Us!
06) Prairie Bookshelf
07) 
New Species - August
08) Snow-On-the-Prairie Opioid Study
09) North TX Giving Day is Near
10) Benbrook Prairie Needs YOU!
11) In Memoriam: Barbara Taylor
12) Prairie Proverb - Walt Whitman

Damsels & Dragons

Prairie Notes #152
August 1, 2019

01) Damsels & Dragons
02) Field Report - July
03) New Species - July
04) PrairieSky / StarParty News
05) Painted Prairie Skies
06) 
Prairie Proverb - Florence Merriam Bailey