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Journey North – Follow the Monarch Migration!

Recently, our Project Director Bob DeJean reported that local resident Carol had observed hundreds of monarchs "streaming by the windows... They appeared to be hugging the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard... and she had made several separate one minute counts of Monarchs...

Monarchs at the Rockwall Library Presentation

On September 21, 2019, the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance was honored to present a program on Monarch Butterflies to a great group of children and their families at the Rockwall County Library.  We had several requests for the presentation that was presented, so...

RCOSA Announces 2019 Photo Contest!

Theme:  THE GREAT OUTDOORS Show how Open Space contributes to the quality of life in Rockwall County, including the effect on clean air and water, balance of wildlife, recreational activities, and physical/mental wellbeing. Download a copy of the Rules here. Who may...

City of Fate Fitness Court Project is Complete!

This email to the Open Space Alliance just in from the City of Fate: Thanks for continuing to challenge us to implement the Open Space & Trails plan. In Fate, we adopted a new Park Dedication fee last year.  All the County Open Space & Trails Plan elements...

Heath Mayor Brian Berry Signs Monarch Pledge!

We are pleased to announce that Heath Mayor Brian Berry signed the Mayor's Monarch Pledge at the August 22, 2017 City Council meeting.  "I am pleased to join Mayors from all over Texas in taking action to help save the monarch butterfly, an iconic species and our...

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