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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…

Burn Ban in Effect August 23, 2010

BURN BAN LIFTED On Thursday, September 9, 2010, it was decided to rescind the burn ban. Burning IS allowed.  If you have questions concerning burning, you may contact Jeffrey Fincke, Kendall County Fire Marshall, at 249-3721.

It's a bird…it's a plane…No! It's the International Space Station.

There should be some great viewing of the ISS over the next few days. See chart below for time and location. The higher the negative number on “magnitude” the brighter the object. Further information at: http://www.heavens-above.com/?Loc=Fredericksburg& Lat=30.275&Lng=-98.872&Alt=511&TZ=CST Search period start:…

Perseid Meteor Shower: August 12, 2010

Location in sky: http://www.amsmeteors.org/showers.html The Perseid meteor shower that will peak Thursday night and Friday morning is expected to be unusually bright and visible in the night sky this year because moonlight won’t be hampering the celestial show. The best…

Update: TPWD Parking Lot Construction

Wondering why the parking lot construction appears to be a never ending project???? Well, wonder no more. A TPWD representative let me know that, hopefully, the construction should end by late August…maybe.