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Flowers are blooming and Birds are nesting

Spring has sprung in all the parks.

Red Crossbills @ JKRB

image by Ken Butler at JKRB


Calling all dog lovers and hounds in the Hill Country that love to be
out and about and want to participate in outdoor social activities!

KCNA 3rd Tues. Census w/ Ruth

Ruth McArthur leads the KCNA census on third Tuesdays. Experienced

Birds, Birds!

Lots of birds in the blinds at KCNA - Lesser goldfinches are stunning, and bathing titmouses are comical. Plus, our ash-throated flycatchers are back, 5th year!

Finch Feeding Experiment

Our Finch Feeding Experiment results - Save your $. American Goldfinches and Lesser Goldfinches were offered both Niger seed and "premium" Finch Mix (FM).

Bluebird Housekeeping

Bluebird Housekeeping 101 - Monday @ JSPP @ 9 Project ID: KL-04-C

RESCHEDULED Bluebirds this Friday

Important RESCHEDULED: Make Ready for Bluebirds at JSPP and JKRB on Friday TO MONDAY at 9

Make Ready for Bluebirds!

Happy 2014!

Bumble time!

Suet Recipe

Make some suet - birds need the extra calories when its cold - here's a recipe:1 cup lard1 cup peanut butter1 cup whole wheat flour5 cups cornmeal

Outdoor Dirt

Knowledge you can dig

Find articles, commentaries, and stories by our members and guest contributors.

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Interpretive Education

KCPP's interpretive signs are found throughout each park. Our interpretive signs are engaging and educationally-sound. They are terrific resources that help visitors understand and appreciate important aspects of the natural and cultural heritage of each park. We researched and complied scientific information, and fun facts!

James Kiehl River Bend Park

Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area

Joshua Springs Park and Preserve

  • Alien Invaders - Exotic Species ››
  • Coming Soon - Ecosystems
  • Coming Soon - Harvester Ants
  • Coming Soon - Herps
  • Coming Soon - Historical Usage
  • Coming Soon - Hydrology
  • Coming Soon - Animals
  • Coming Soon - Birds
  • Coming Soon - Plants