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Posts Tagged ‘Tandy Hills Natural Area’
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Some people view nature in the same way Chevy Chase looks at the Grand Canyon in Vacation –– a quick glance, a nod, and done. Others enjoy relaxing in the shade and listening to a bird warble, not caring a whit that they do...


Wonders

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 30 - Dallas Theater Center’s world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s Clarkston (intended as a companion piece for a play called Lewiston premiering elsewhere in 2016) is drawing rave reviews from the area’s theater criti...



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Defender of the Prairie

Thanks to some tireless activists, the Tandy Hills Natural Area is thriving — and free of gas rigs.
Jeff Prince
If he were a Warner Bros. character, Don Young’s jaw would have hit the floor and his eyes popped out of their sockets. But Young is a poised, quiet-spoken man by nature. His shoulders tensed up, and the adrenaline rush cause...


AUTUMN AT TANDY HILLS (all photos courtesy by Don Young)

Tandy Hills Natural Area Closes Out Another Year In Colorful Style

Jeff Prince
Autumn brings a cavalcade of color and beauty at Tandy Hills Natural Area, and the park’s number one supporter Don Young captured the season on his camera. Young has made friends and enemies during his decade-long fight t...



Prairie Fest Debuts New Old Look This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Prairie Fest — Fort Worth’s only large outdoor festival that isn’t a city-sponsored event or paid for by corporations — has gotten too big for its britches. What began seven years ago as a small celebrat...


My Weekend Pick: Prairie Fest

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Prairie Fest volunteers are busy prepping the site and setting up tents, which isn’t easy with the wind blowing out there on the city’s most gorgeous prairie park, Tandy Hills Natural Area. But the breeze...



Wildflowers Waking

Jeff Prince
Local activist Don Young has spent endless hours over the years touting the Tandy Hills Natural Area, hosting regular clean-ups, spotlighting the park’s beautiful hills during an annual festival, and fighting to protect i...


Tandy Hills Alive With Sound Of Music

Jeff Prince
As recently as a month ago, the unique, popular, and ultra-green Prairie Fest was in danger of going bye-bye forever. Five years of organizing the annual festival had taken a toll on founder Don Young and his dedicated voluntee...



Love Nature To Death On Saturday

Jeff Prince
If you’re driving east on I-30 from downtown Fort Worth, you’ll pass a large, gorgeous chunk of land on your right and wonder why developers haven’t turned it into a giant mall or apartment complex. The reason Fort Worth ...