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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

Bird Censuses @ JKRB & KCNA

KCPP and Master Naturalist Carolyn Bean conduct monthly bird censuses at James Kiehl River Bend Park (JKRB) and Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area (KCNA).

Dr. Lincoln Brower seeks monarchs at KCNA

Dr. Lincoln Brower, authority on the monarch butterfly, visited the Hill Country October10-14 to study effects of the drought on the monarch migration.

KCPP Elects 2012 Board and Officers

KCPP elected the 2012 board of directors and officers at its annual meeting held 12 October 2011.  2012 board members are Anne Lambert, Brent Evans, Charlie Wetherbee, Dan Denbow, Garry Speir, Judy

Work begins on Joshua Springs Park & Preserve

Long awaited construction at JSPP began Monday, September 26, 2011. Anticipated completion is March 2012.  Two parks open, one to go!

1st Eagle Scout Project @ KCNA

Shawn Hampton Achieves Eagle Rank

Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area Opened August 15, 2011

117 acres of nature. Wildlife observation blinds. Guadalupe River.

KCPP Members Receive Stewardship Award

"Conservation Heroes."›› The Cibolo Nature Center honored two KCPP members with CNC's first

New Chimney Swift Towers @ JKRB

New homes created for fascinating and beneficial swifts at James Kiehl River Bend Park.

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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