Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance: Saving monarchs from extinction

(ROCKWALL, TX) Last month, 30 adults and 32 children attended the interactive workshop that offered a great opportunity for families to spend a fun time together learning about the unique migration of the Monarchs’ flight that includes Rockwall. Most agreed that the important lesson of the event was learning how to help save the beautiful endangered […]

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) Join the Butterfly Workshop Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library from 10 to 11:30 am sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance and the library. The event is a great opportunity for families to learn about the official Texas insect– the King of Monarchs! Learn about their migration patterns, their host plants […]

Rockwall Parks to host Open Space Master Plan Public Input Sessions

Rockwall Parks to host Open Space Master Plan Public Input Sessions

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall Parks & Recreation Department requests your input as they submit their next Parks Master Plan.  Attend one of the following public input sessions to have your voice heard: Blue Ribbon News staff report. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good […]

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Join the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane, for a Monarch butterfly family event that includes a short presentation and family gardening activity to help you feed monarchs at your home! Registration is required. Register in person at […]

Butterfly fun at the library with Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

Butterfly fun at the library with Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 11, 2019)  It was a fun Saturday morning at the Rockwall County Library for kids and their families who came to learn about Monarch butterflies during a lively, hands-on event sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance last month. A short presentation about the treasured butterflies explained the uniqueness of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free ‘BioBlitz’ event hosted by Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

Free ‘BioBlitz’ event hosted by Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 22, 2017) Are your children curious about all the different birds, plants, bugs and animals they find while playing outside? Do you enjoy bird watching, native plants and wildlife watching? Would your students benefit from a hands-on species identification project and learning from an Urban Biologist and Master Naturalists?  The Rockwall […]

Rockwall County Democratic Party to host breakfast program

ROCKWALL, TX (July 5, 2014) The Rockwall County Democratic Party will host a Breakfast Meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19 at Harry Myers Community Center, 815 E. Washington in Rockwall.  There will be a recap of Democratic State Convention with a presentation by Marie-Anne Schiffman and members of the delegation. Nell Welborn will speak at […]