Nov 122014
North to Denton - The Greenbelt Corridor Park

October 26, 2014 – Denton, Texas This is part one of a two part series. After many years of looking with great interest at aerial photographs and maps of the area, I finally had an opportunity to explore the vast tracts of public wilderness just north of Lewisville Lake. This is one of the most

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Feb 242014
Journal - Winter Berry Eaters

Dateline – December 27, 2013 I took a walk through the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area in late December on a bright sunny morning. The weather was brisk but bearable, and the local wildlife was out and active. Even some grasshoppers were still kicking at this late date. As I worked my way along the

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Sep 152013
American Bird Grasshopper - Windshield

David Mimlitch found this stowaway on his car windshield while visiting the Trinity River Greenbelt Park near downtown Dallas. Zooming in, David has provided us with a unique look at this large American Bird Grasshopper. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Aug 30, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature –

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Aug 162013
American Bird Grasshopper - Almost as Big

This large American Bird Grasshopper was photographed on a Lake Lewisville floodplain. He was just one of what must have millions of grasshoppers—of multiple species—living in the tall vegetation in this area. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lake Lewisville Date – Jul 20, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)

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Jul 192011
American Bird Grasshopper - Big Bird

This large grasshopper was over 3in/76mm in length. Observation Details County – Denton City – The Colony Date – Nov 7, 2009 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Cloudy Habitat – Agricultural-Pasture Type of Behavior – Stationary Gender – Female Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article –

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