Eagle Scout Butterfly Garden Restoration Project

Cedar Ridge Butterfly Garden

Cedar Ridge Preserve  – Eagle Scout Butterfly Garden Restoration Project Will Maddox is a Scout in Troop 42 at St. Andrews Presbyterian church, Dallas.  He chose Cedar Ridge Preserve for his Eagle Scout Project because his troop hiked there in preparation for a summer backpacking trip at Philmont Scout Ranch,…

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Merriman Park Estates Helps Save the Monarch

Merriman Park Estates Garden

The news is full of sad stories about bees and butterflies.  The decline of these important pollinator insects has spurred action campaigns by government leaders, conservationists, garden organizations and commercial enterprises across our country.  Two such efforts to raise awareness, educate citizens, and take action toward protecting and repopulating our…

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Bats: Misunderstood Pollinators

Bat and Cactus

Pollination – not just for the birds and the bees When we think of bats, the first thing that might come to mind is Halloween or vampires.  These furry helpers have earned a bad rap with the help of scary movies and old legends, but they deserve better.  Bats are…

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