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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.

City Nature Challenge @ Tandy Hills

April 18, 2017

SPECIAL Event Announcement-

The City Nature Challenge is coming to an end. The nationwide event to see which city in USA can observe the most nature, wraps up at Tandy Hills this Tuesday evening, April 18, from 4 - 7pm.

Come hang out at your Lone Star Legacy Park and meet world famous urban biologist, Sam Kieschnick, while you observe and document as many species as possible during the 3-hour event. All observations made via the iNaturalist app on your phone will count towards the totals in this friendly competion between major metro areas across the USA.

Wildflower and pollinator season is in full bloom at Tandy Hills. Right now is a great time for people of all ages to visit. Check out special areas of Tandy Hills such as, the Iconic Meadow, Barbara's Button Hill, Hawk Hill and end your day hiking and documenting species on the Sunset Trail

Learn more about the City Nature Challenge (Texas) here:

National Leaderboard :


> As of this writing, DFW was in second place nationwide and gaining on leader, San Francisco. Your observations can help us take the lead. See you on the prairie this Tuesday evening.