Past Blogs From a Friend

Some Less Common Hill Country Trees and Shrubs. Part II

Some Less Common Hill Country Trees and Shrubs. Part I

The Carbon Cycle

Natures Clean-up Crew

The Amazing Monarch Butterfly

A Glimpse of the Hill Country in 1846

The Other Common Oaks in the Hill Country

Animal Behavior Studies

Life Around the Backyard Creek

Tree Families of the Hill Country

Life and Changes Part II

Fears of Nature Are Greatly Exaggerated and Mostly Unfounded

Tips for Growing Native Plants

The Joy of Watching Nature

Why Native Plants

How to Learn to Identify Native Plants

Less Well

Change Your Diet to Save the Planet

How a Tree Works

Exotic Ungulates in the Hill Country

Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow

Which is More Important

What is So Important About Native Plants

We Are Lucky to Live in the Hill Country

Deer are Picky Eaters

Demonstration of the Properties of Native Grasses

Predators and Prey

 Bugs. We Could Not Live Without Them

Climate Change Explained

The Odyssey of Atom X

The Teaching of Aldo Leopold

Nature Up Close

Invasive Plants of the Hill Country


Winter is Coming

Cottontails And Jackrabbits

Animal Behavior

Plant Succession

Grass and Trees and God

Life in Early Texas

The Underground World of Roots

Some Truly Amazing Things About Mother Nature

Twenty Years in the Life of the “Squirrel Tree” by Jim Stanley

Plants Less Likely to be Eaten by Deer by Jim Stanley

Two Common, but Strange, Hill Country Critters by Jim Stanley

Different Habitats Found In The Hill Country by Jim Stanley

Nature May Be The Best Medicine For These Trying Times by Jim Stanley

The Most Common Shrubs and Vines of the Hill Country by Jim Stanley

Where Did Our Native Plants and Animals Come From by Jim Stanley

Does it Matter How Rural Property is Managed by Jim Stanley

You’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone by Jim Stanley

Grass by Jim Stanley

Eighty Years After the Dust Bowl: Have We Learned Enough? by Jim Stanley