Oct 022015
 
Announcement – Autumn BioBlitz at Oliver Nature Preserve in Mansfield, Texas

Our man, nature loving Sam Kieschnick is holding another BioBlitz at Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, Texas. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 10, and I couldn’t be more excited it. Oliver Nature Park is the perfect setting for a BioBlitz—the park is big enough to be home to an abundance of wildlife, and

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Jul 142015
 
Moth Mania at Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, Texas!

My buddy, Sam Kieschnick, is at it again! This time Sam is hosting a nighttime wildlife adventure! See below for details: Moth Mania! Friday, July 17, 8:00 – 9:30 pm Oliver Nature Park, 1650 Matlock Road, Mansfield, TX What do you know about moths? Did you know that there is tremendous diversity of moths here

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May 172015
 
Join the DFW Urban Wildlife Facebook Group

For some time now I have been following and participating in various wildlife related Facebook Groups. I really enjoy the special give and take between the members that goes on in these groups. I especially like the spontaneity and immediacy of the postings. Some really special and unique wildlife stuff get shared in these venues.

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May 152015
 
Announcement - Rain or Shine

Tomorrow’s iNaturalist Bioblitz at Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, Texas is still on—rain or shine. I hope to see you there! Wear your galoshes! Details below: I just wanted to give everyone a quick reminder about the upcoming BioBlitz at Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, Texas scheduled for Saturday, May 16. I couldn’t be more

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May 032015
 
Announcement - BioBlitz at Oliver Nature Preserve in Mansfield, Texas

I just wanted to give everyone a quick reminder about the upcoming BioBlitz at Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, Texas scheduled for Saturday, May 16. I couldn’t be more excited about this event. Oliver Nature Park is the perfect setting for a BioBlitz—the park is big enough to be home to an abundance of wildlife,

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Mar 262015
 
Announcement - Two Dogs, White Rock Lake, and an iNaturalist Bioblitz

Britney and Shadow and White Rock Lake Our two new pups—Britney and Shadow—will be making their debut at White Rock Lake this weekend. We plan to arrive Sunday morning (Mar 29) around 11 o’clock. This will be a big event for the pups. They have not yet had an opportunity to spend much time around

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Mar 102015
 
Announcement: Sporadic Updates - Meet Britney and Shadow

I have really done it this time. You might ask who’s bright idea it was to bring two energetic, playful and large puppies into our home? Well, that would be me. What in the world was I thinking? Meet Britney and Shadow. These two Lab-mixes were found a few weeks ago abandoned in a box

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Jul 022014
 
Announcement - Spring Salamanders of Central Texas

Dateline – June 28, 2014 Reptiles and amphibians are not my strong suit. It is not unusual for me to have trouble positively identifying some of the specimens that I encounter out in the field. On occasion I need a little help. For years Grant Shepard has been my go-to guy for herpetological questions, and

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May 092014
 
Announcement - Transitions

Changes to the way we do things here at DFWUrbanWildlife.com continue unabated. Over the last several months we have been slowly transitioning the simple cataloging of urban wildlife observations over to our new DFW Urban Wildlife project at iNaturalist.org. We first announced our intention to make this change way back in November of 2013 in

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Mar 112014
 
Announcement - DFW Urban Wildlife in the News!

DFW Urban Wildlife got a little favorable press lately. Green Source DFW reporter Amy Martin covered what we do here at DFWUrbanWildlife.com in a recent writeup. Amy and I had a nice long chat about the area’s urban wildlife and a number of other naturalist-flavored topics of interest. Portions of that interview can be found

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Jan 302014
 
Announcement - Thank You

I just wanted to take a moment to thank everybody for their participation in the DFW Urban Wildlife iNaturalist Project. This has been, and continues to be, an outstanding effort. With your help we have now documented over 1300 observations representing around 320 different species of urban wildlife—all found within the boundaries of the Dallas/Fort

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