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.
A pair of Queen Butterflies in an apparent mating ritual at Tandy Hills Natural Area, 7 April 2017.
By December, the fall grasses and wildflowers are fading at Tandy Hills Natural Area in Fort Worth, Texas. That's when the leaves of the bottomland Oak trees turn from green to red, yellow and orange. It'll have to do until spring.
The first Saturday of every June is National Prairie Day. What better place to spend the day than Tandy Hills Natural Area. Here's a slideshow of the spectacular landscapes you can expect to see throughout the year at Tandy Hills. All photos by Don Young. http://www.tandyhills.org
Magic is afoot at Tandy Hills Natural Area in Fort Worth, Texas, when Snow on the Prairie (Euphorbia bicolor), blows in the autumn wind.
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.