Mar 192013
Feral Hog - Passing Through

A small sounder of Feral Hogs passing through River Legacy Park in Arlington, Texas. Wikipedia says this about Feral Hogs: One characteristic by which domestic and feral animals are differentiated is their coats. Feral animals almost always have thick, bristly coats ranging in colour from brown through grey to black. A prominent ridge of hair

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Feb 072013
Journal - Hiking the Elm Fork

Dateline – February 2, 2013 On Google Maps the lands north of Lewisville Lake all the way up to Lake Ray Roberts appears to be one of the most expansive and remote wilderness areas in the metroplex. I have long been intrigued by the possibilities of what might be hidden in these swamps, bogs and

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Nov 052012
Journal - Exploring Lock and Dam Number 4

Dateline – October 28, 2012 When planning a trip into the woods its good to have a destination in mind. A goal gives your hike structure and helps minimize distractions. It keeps you focused. An objective lets you know when its time to head back. That last reason is an especially important consideration for me.

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Sep 112012
Feral Hog - Population Explosion

These pictures of Feral Hogs were taken in the Great Trinity Forest—all well within Dallas City Limits. The pig population is exploding in the Joppa and McCommas Preserves, and around the Trinity River Audubon Center as well. This increase in the number of hogs comes in spite of control measures put in place by the

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Aug 082012
Feral Hog - Night Feeders

Lemmon Lake in the Joppa Preserve is a special place. This unique environment attracts and abundance and variety of wildlife rarely seen anywhere, much less within the city limits of a major metropolitan area like Dallas, Texas. One of the most unusual things about this lake is its life-cycle. That’s right, Lemmon Lake lives and

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May 302012
Feral Hog - Too Many to Count

The Great Trinity Forest is simply awash with Feral Hogs. There are more hogs in these woods than can be counted, and their sign is everywhere. This is a sampling of Feral Hog pictures taken in the Great Trinity Forest by automatic Scouting Cameras. Of note are photographs of a particularly large boar, a sounders

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