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Opportunistic Woodpecker

Opportunistic Woodpecker

This woodpecker fuels up before getting back to work. Photo by Bill Kennedy. Pardon us, we are experimenting with linking our social media sites today. We will try not to inundate you with updates.

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June 11, 2014 · 6:44 PM

NEW UPDATED CHECKLISTS AT FRONTERA

NEW UPDATED CHECKLISTS AT FRONTERA

Dan Jones has updated our Frontera bird list and Mike Rickard has done the same for the butterfly list. Come on over and get your copies soon!

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February 15, 2014 · 5:23 PM

ONE OF FRONTERA’S HARD WORKERS

ONE OF FRONTERA'S HARD WORKERS

Several volunteers have been working hard the past month fighting off the guinea grass and brazilian pepper. We don’t know who is winning! Here is Mike Rickard after one of his work sessions.

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February 12, 2014 · 5:25 PM

SHARING BEAUTY

SHARING BEAUTY

A long-time Weslaco resident, Bill Kennedy, has been visiting the Thicket regularly and has shared some of his beautiful photos with us. Thank you, Bill!

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February 1, 2014 · 6:39 PM

A CLYTIE AT FRONTERA

A CLYTIE AT FRONTERA

There are butterflies here, but come see them before the next cold front hits!

Photo courtesy of Mike A. Rickard

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January 23, 2014 · 2:56 PM

OPEN FOR THE NEW YEAR

OPEN FOR THE NEW YEAR

Here you see butterflyer extraordinaire, Mike Rickard, as he relaxes in the Visitors’ Center. But you can see birds and butterflies outside as the day warms up.

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January 2, 2014 · 3:03 PM

HOLIDAY TIME

HOLIDAY TIME

The Skaggs’ House has a fresh new holiday wreath. Come visit us at the Thicket on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday until 2 PM, or all day on Christmas Day.

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December 21, 2013 · 5:36 PM