A pair of Queen Butterflies in an apparent mating ritual at Tandy Hills Natural Area, 7 April 2017.
Grooved Nipple Cactus, uncommon at Tandy Hills Natural Area, being pollinated by a voracious group of Kern's Flower Scarabs. This was the second bloom for this cactus in spring 2017.
Barbara's Button Hill is just one of the amazing hills located at Tandy Hills Natural Area in Fort Worth, Texas. (April 25, 2017) Video by Don Young
Topping a breezy hill at twilight, we were arrested by this scene of shivering stems of Creek Plum blossoms,. They were covered in moths, butterflies and bees. The spicy/sweet scent was everywhere.
Tandy Hills Natural Area. (March 9, 2017)
A pair of Scissortail Flycatchers feeding on bugs at Tandy Hills Natural Area in Fort Worth, Texas. May 20, 2017
The Iconic Meadow at Tandy HIlls Natural Area: 5/21/2016
On July 8, 2017 @ 8pm, the sun conspired with an evening storm to create a double rainbow above Tandy Hills.
On April 22 - 23, 2016, Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area hosted the most comprehensive bioblitz in Texas. Dozens of the top scientists across the state descended on Tandy Hills to conduct a biological diversity inventory of all living species. They were aided by area students, volunteers and citizen scientists. This video, directed by, John Tandy, encapsulates the preparations for the event with interviews, aerial footage and photos.