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4th Sunday Nature Walk: Preservation Society of Spring Creek Forest

Date: Sept 25, 2022 - May 28, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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2022 Walks

  • September 25, 2022, 1787 Holford – Tom Hendrick will take us Geocaching in the Preserve, including “how-to geocache” for those who need it. Tom has been geocaching since 2013 and has found geocaches around the world (17 countries, 41 US States).
    • The Society is hosting this walk to support of the new Garland History Geo Tour that launches September 17 in downtown Garland. The Geo Tour is a family friendly experience that will take you on a history filled adventure around the city. You will explore Garland’s historic downtown, many of Garland’s parks including our own Spring Creek Preserve and other historically significant locations across the city.
  • October 23, 2022, Halff Park at Ranger DriveBill Holston will take you on a hike through the Big Trees. Some of our Preserve’s largest trees are found on the dirt trail that starts from Halff Park, heads deep into the woods toward Spring Creek and loops back to come out near the GISD event center. The hike is about 2 miles. It will walk through some of the second growth forest and access the part of the Forest featuring some of the largest oaks, as well as understory trees like Mexican Plum and Eastern Wahoo. He writes about his adventures in a column for D magazine, Law Man Walking, and also penned the Ultimate Hiking Guide to Dallas for D Magazine. Bill's day job is a human rights lawyer at the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas.
  • November 27, 2022, 1770 Holford - Eva Gardiner helps you find The Fungus Among Us
  • December - No walk

2023 Walks

  • January 22, 2023 – Dana Wilson, Winter Tree ID
    • Dana is known throughout north Texas for her expertise in identifying plants and works tirelessly to inform folks about the treasures we have in the region. She worked for the National Audubon Society for the openings of Trinity River Audubon (Dallas) and Dogwood Canyon Audubon (Cedar Hill). Her long-time love of plants led her to her current job at North Haven Gardens. She is a member of the North Texas Master Naturalists (class of 2001), the Native Plant Society of Texas, and has been on the boards of our Preservation Society and Texas Discovery Gardens.
  • March 26, 2023 – Bob Richie – Spring Edible Plants
  • April 23, 2023 – Ricky Lines – Riparian Management “Why Creeks Act the Way They Do”
  • May 28, 2023 - Tentative
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