Dec 032014
What is the Great Trinity Forest?

The Great Trinity Forest—many have heard of it, but how many of us really know what it is? In the simplest terms, the Great Trinity Forest is roughly six thousand acres of mostly bottomland woods that follow the Trinity River and White Rock Creek as they flow through South Dallas. It is claimed to be

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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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Aug 062013
Journal - Great Trinity Forest: Southern Corridor

Dateline – August 4, 2013 The Great Trinity Forest is loaded with wildlife of all kinds. There are lots of big mammals. Thriving populations of White-tailed Deer and Feral Hogs make their home in these woods. Many are living within Dallas city limits, often in the shadow of downtown. If you want to understand how

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Nov 142012
Journal - Trinity River Adventure

Dateline – November 3, 2012 I recently had the great privilege of joining a small group of urban wilderness explorers on a canoe trip down the Trinity River through the very heart of Dallas’ Great Trinity Forest. What a day it was! The trip was organized by the author of the excellent blog, Dallas Trinity

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