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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

Thanks to MNs!

KCPP is thankful for Hill Country Chapter and Alamo Chapter Master Naturalist volunteers and the Texas Master Naturalist program. These excellent volunteers are knowledgeable and hard workers.

We thank Frank and Ruth Kiel

KCPP is thankful for Frank and Ruth Kiel of Comfort who have tirelessly researched Kendall County, and who provided a great deal of historical info for JKRB, including the text for our Brownsboro i

Thanks, Rheda & Tara!

Back to thanks... KCPP is thankful for volunteers Rheda Boardman and Tara Randle who monitor our 16 nestboxes at JSPP.

Christmas Crafts Service Cancelled

Our Christmas Crafts Service at KCNA scheduled for next Tuesday has been cancelled. See you in January for Make Ready for Bluebirds!

Reidun rocks!

KCPP is thankful for volunteer Reidun Hilleman who has monitored our 18 nestboxes at KCNA since the natural area opened.

Thanks, Jim!

KCPP is thankful for volunteer Jim Clarke who made custom tools for us. Jim purchased parts and re-handled shovels, forks, and hoes, and painted them all a signature color.

Thank you Carolyn & Tara

KCPP is thankful for volunteers Carolyn and Tara who lead our monthly bird censuses. Carolyn leads the JKRB census on 4th Tuesdays and the JSPP census on 4th Thursdays.

Thank you Board Members!

In this season of thankfulness, KCPP has much to be thankful for beginning with the KCPP Board of Directors. Some of these folks have been working for parks since 2003 and most since 2006.

Butterflies @ KCNA

Lots of butterflies at KCNA today - Queens, tiny orange ones, little yellow ones, tan/gray ones. Quite a few forbs and grasses still blooming and going to seed.

Next Tuesday Service Morning

We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday at KCNA for our monthly Second Tuesday Service Morning.  November is a beautiful time in the 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!

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