Retiree, Teen Capture Top Honors in Rockwall County Open Space Alliance Photo Contest

 Retiree, Teen Capture Top Honors in Rockwall County Open Space Alliance Photo Contest

Winning photos speak volumes (ROCKWALL, TX – August 8, 2019) A man devoting his retirement years to photography and a high school student using her cell phone camera captured the top three awards in their respective category in the first nature photo contest sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance. Fifteen-year-old Kyla McClintock, a resident […]

Coping with your Urban Wildlife Neighbors

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 2, 2019) Concerned about wildlife such as coyotes and bobcats roaming your neighborhood? If so, be sure to mark your calendars for August 1, 6 p.m. at the City of Rockwall Community Center for a special fun and informative presentation on living with urban wildlife. Sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space […]

Magness, Rockwall County Open Space Alliance to Discuss Bond Election

Public invited May 21 to discuss purchase of available land for public amenities (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 9, 2019) If you support open spaces throughout Rockwall County and its six cities for use as parks, trails, nature areas, view areas for the famous Rock Wall and a virgin Texas Blackland Prairie, please join the Rockwall County Open […]

Tickets available for Rockwall County’s Open Space Alliance BBQ on June 24

Tickets available for Rockwall County’s Open Space Alliance BBQ on June 24

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 24, 2017) Join Rockwall County Open Space Alliance on the new date of Saturday, June 24th for their first annual Sunset & Stars BBQ fundraiser brought to you by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall.  If you missed getting a ticket earlier, you’re in luck! Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite.com, […]

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance to host BBQ fundraiser

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 20, 2017) The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance will host its first annual Sunset & Stars BBQ Fundraiser from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at Summerfield at Tate Farms, S. FM 548, Rockwall, TX 75032. Attendees will enjoy a barbecue dinner by the Tate Family, music, entertainment, dancing, and […]

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance provides update, receives input at Master Plan community meeting

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Dec. 3, 2015) The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance provided citizens the chance to review and give input on an Open Space Master Plan designed to preserve and protect natural systems, designate open spaces and corridors for future recreational considerations, and to establish trail connections throughout the County during a meeting […]

Community input considered at Rockwall County Open Space forum

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 20, 2015) Rockwall County’s Open Space Alliance held an informational meeting for residents last Wednesday at the courthouse. The key purposes of the meeting were to share the results of an online survey conducted in April of this year and to get further community feedback on the placement of new parks […]

Community Workshop for Rockwall County Open Space Plan July 15

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 19, 2015) Earlier this year, Rockwall County began the process of developing its first countywide Open Space Master Plan (OSMP).  A previous 2008 study outlined three primary goals that the master plan effort is addressing: Preserve quality storm water corridors (including creeks, channels, flood plains, tributaries and easements). Protect/establish corridors […]

Families enjoy Kite Fly-In at Raymond Cameron Lake

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2015) Young and old came together Sunday, May 3 to enjoy the 2nd Annual Family Kite Fly-In at Raymond Cameron Lake. Hosted by Bruce and Lorna Foith, along with Don Garner, the event included a specialty kite demonstration by Garner, and welcomed special guest Nell Welborn of the Rockwall County […]

Public input shared at meeting of Rockwall County Open Space Master Plan

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) Rockwall County residents were given the opportunity to have their say in what becomes of the county’s open and undeveloped land as it undergoes significant growth in the coming years. A special public meeting was held on Thursday, Jan. 22, put together by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance (RCOSA). […]