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Fire Department Fundaiser July 16th

A big thanks goes out to everyone who came out to support the Fundraiser on July 16 in Banker Smith TX. Special thanks goes out to Maggie Montgomery for providing the venue.          

Fire Department Fundraiser: July 16th

Letter from Fire Chief Gary Miller Hosted by: Maggie Montgomery, Saturday July, 16th Gate creaks open at 1:00 pm Raffle Silent Auction Arts and Crafts Booths Variety Show Delicious Texas Bar-B-Que served at 6 PM by donation

Golden Cheeked Warbler Spotted

March 27, 2011: While wandering in the woods on the north side of The Big Hill I heard the distinctive call of the Golden Cheeked Warbler. This rare and endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler nests only in the juniper-oak woodlands of central…

Hummingbird Migration

  Our hummingbirds are making they way up north from their winter stay in Mexico. Mix up a batch of nector and kick back and enjoy their antics. Nector Recipe: 1 part sugar (do NOT use honey) 4 parts water…

Purple Martins. They’re Back!

Get your purple martin houses up! Our yearly visitors are back and looking for homes. Last year we hosted around 16 pairs. Each pair had 2 to 3 offspring so…you do the math. They’re fun to watch and chirp beautifully.…

Fall 2010 Monarch Butterfly Migration

Peak migration dates for Fredericksburg: October 4-22 Check out the Wildseed Farms Monarch celebration Oct 16-17. Info at: http://www.wildseedfarms.com/monarchbutterfly.html Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly Monarch butterflies go through four stages during one life cycle, and through four generations in…

Have you ever seen this bird?

The endangered golden-cheeked warbler. Just wondering whether or not this little bird finds Alamo Springs Ranch hospitable in the springtime. Leave a comment if you have ever seen or heard this diminutive bird on the ranch. You can hear it’s…

Open House at the Fire Dept: Sept. 18, 2010

The fire house at 114 Spring Road will be rededicated at 11:00 am on Saturday, Sept 18, 2010. Please stop by and see our new 3-bay addition and our rainwater catchment system.  Light refreshments will be served. Mark Stroeher says:…

Summer 2010 Message from Fire Chief Miller

Hello Neighbors A lot has happened since our last update. Here are some of the highlights: As we had hoped, the Department’s major milestone was the completion of a large addition to the original fire station.  We were provided funds…