Sign Up Now for Nature Photography Contest

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance invites youths and adults to spotlight “The Great Outdoors” (ROCKWALL, TX – May 21, 2019) Take your best shot of “The Great Outdoors” and submit it to the 2019 Photo Contest sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance – a group of residents dedicated to helping obtain special areas of […]

Brigade helps butterfly awareness take flight in Rockwall

Brigade helps butterfly awareness take flight in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 28, 2018) April showers bring May flowers and, thanks to the efforts of a group of local butterfly enthusiasts, beautiful butterflies. Around 40 to 50 active volunteers with the group who call themselves the Butterfly Brigade have been hard at work transforming four areas in Rockwall into gorgeous butterfly gardens laden […]

Saving children from ‘nature deficit disorder’

There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm.  One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.—Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac, 1949 A visit to a toy store in a California beach town uncovered a new product, a mud pie […]