October 2019

Mosasaur Skeleton Installation at Lake Kirby

Breaking News! Mosasaur skeleton discovered in the sandpit in the play area! Truthfully, it was not discovered but is in the process of being installed this week and next. Do you see the head and jaws? The last image shows how a flipper and part of the tail come out of the sandpit and will provide seating for children. Mosasaurs lived in the Earth's oceans at the same time that dinosaurs walked the land, about 85 million years ago. Their fossilized teeth and bones have been found in many parts of Texas. I will share many more wonderful details as the construction progresses! #DoctorBot #LakeKirby73082551_2533644263523252_7154796460024791040_n74627038_2533644246856587_297525982460379136_n72791003_2533644280189917_2298182003033374720_n

Bluebonnet Images

Bluebonnet images from earlier this year. You may ask why I am showing you these images now. Well, because I am already dreaming of next March! Most annual wildflower species germinate from seed in October and November and have leaves, stems and roots that grow through Dec-Feb. The plants do this to store up energy before flowering. Then, in early March the blooming period starts! These images were taken at our Kirby Bluebonnet "hotspot" along the dam road this past March. I went back just last week to look for any new germination and growth but did not see any. I think that the lack of rain over the fall is the reason. We did get some decent rains late last week so maybe this will get things moving. I will check back soon! #DoctorBot #LakeKirby73120124_2531757090378636_6322920415014420480_n73168102_2531757127045299_2694794371366125568_n73128704_2531757153711963_7633644099022618624_n73413133_2531757183711960_6148941550530330624_n
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