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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Apr 202013
Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Hidden

This picture comes to us from David Mimlitch. He and his boys found this little frog Plano’s Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. They were struck by how effective the little guy’s camouflage was. Wikipedia has this to say about the Blanchard’s Cricket Frog: Blanchard’s cricket frogs can be found through most of the Midwest United States,

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Feb 062013
Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Winter Wonder

In the dead of winter there shouldn’t be frogs out and about, right? Even on an unseasonably warm day? Right? Wrong. This Blanchard’s Cricket Frog was found near the Elm Fork of the Trinity River on a glorious warm February Day—active and full of vigor. Only in Texas! Wikipedia has this to say about the

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Aug 112012
Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Plentiful

While walking the edges of Lemmon Lake in the late spring, dozens of these cricket frogs would leap ahead of me with each step I took. A literal wave of frogs would develop in front of me as I moved though the short vegetation along the lake’s shore. Blanchard’s Cricket Frogs are said to be

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