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December 2017 Friends of Hagerman NWR Activities

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Second Saturday The Sex Lives of Frogs Around the World Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00am – 11:30am Among frog species, tremendous variation exists in reproduction and development. Dr. Michael Keck, Professor of Biology at Grayson College, will discuss the typical reproductive patterns of frogs from the United States and contrast them with various groups of frogs from other parts of the world, especially the tropics, additionally including, some of the more bizarre examples of frog reproduction and development. Christmas Bird Count Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:00am – 5:00pm Annual Christmas…Read More

Four Myths That May Leave Your Family Unprotected

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When you’re just starting out, it often seems that a dollar never stretches far enough. And with new commitments, such as buying your first home or having children, comes the responsibility to make sure your loved ones will be provided for financially, no matter what life may bring. If you were to die unexpectedly, life insurance is there to make sure your loved ones can maintain their standard of living, stay in your home, send your kids to the same schools and keep their plans for the future on track.…Read More

Dennards Western Wear, It’s a Lifestyle

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Dennards Western Wear and Farm Supply is the leader in all things farm, ranch and western lifestyle. Dennards is a family-owned business that began in Sadler, Texas in 1890 and has been passed down through four generations. Tim Ferguson and his family currently own and operate all three Dennards’ locations. Their values and beliefs in family, community, generosity and hard work have helped them to establish one of the largest western wear and farm supply stores in the country. At a very early age, Tim began to learn the business…Read More

Rock Your Next Backyard Gathering with a Pizza Oven

By 380news | Home & Garden

If you are looking for an innovative and exciting backyard concept consider an authentic pizza oven. This backyard improvement is a perfect feature to unveil at your next event, party, or even an intimate evening for two and will provide you with enjoyment for years to come. These pizza ovens are not just attractive to look at they are also extremely functional. They are a true wood fired masonry oven, with an authentic, traditional design that offers the taste and unique cooking capabilities you can only get from a wood fired oven. This unique outdoor addition can be found at Aubrey Brick and ClayStone Co. Pizza ovens feature over 1500 square inches of cooking space and a seamless dome design,…Read More

It’s That Time of Year!

By 380news | Home & Garden

Let us handle the hard part of the holiday decorating! Call us for a FREE quote on Christmas light installation. *Commercial and Residential *High quality LED C-9 lights *Installation, maintenance & takedown *Lighted wreaths and decorations *Storage options *Free Estimates Call 940-453-4586Read More

Bonnie and Clyde’s Blueberry Pie

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In the Kitchen with MOM, Krys Murray I have so much fun every year sponsoring the pie eating contest! The first year was trial and error as I was trying to bake a pie that would be easier to eat with your face in it than a regular pie would be. It had to be easy to swallow, messy, and still taste good! I adapted my regular recipe to accommodate what we needed. It makes my heart giggle when the contestants insist on taking their half-eaten pies home because they want to finish them, and I have even been told, by contestants, “That is the best blueberry pie I have ever eaten!” For those of you who would like to…Read More

City Entered Risk Level 4 of Mosquito Surveillance and Response Plan Denton under Public Health Warning due to Positive West Nile Virus Samples

By 380news | Home & Garden

DENTON, TX, Oct. 6, 2017 – On Oct. 6, the City of Denton entered Risk Level 4 – Public Health Warning of the Mosquito Surveillance and Response Plan. Risk Level 4 was triggered because a sample of mosquitoes collected on Oct. 3 from a trap located at Denia Park, 1001 Parvin St., tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the second positive sample this season. At Risk Level 4, the City will continue to conduct routine surveys of adult mosquitoes, which will be identified to species level and screened for the presence of viruses. The locations where disease-carrying mosquitoes were captured will be indicated on a map that is available on the City of Denton’s website at www.cityofdenton.com. The…Read More

Ground Spraying Scheduled in Paloma Creek South

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September 26, 2017 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito trap located in the central and eastern portion of Paloma Creek South within unincorporated Denton County. DCPH will conduct truck-based ground spraying in the area located near the positive WNV mosquito trap beginning Thursday, September 28, 2017. The ground spraying schedule is as follows, weather permitting: ·         Thursday, September 28 between the hours of 9pm and 5am ·         Friday, September 29 between the hours of 9pm and 5am ·         Saturday, September 30 between the hours of 9pm and 5am A detailed map of the spray area can be found at www.dentoncounty.com/WNVnews. Residents in the affected area are being informed. Juan Rodriguez, Assistant…Read More

Light Farms Host Community Night Market

By 380news | Home & Garden

  This Friday evening, the popular Light Farms community in Celina/Prosper will host North Texas’ largest Night Time Market, open to neighborhood residents and the public. Guests will enjoy live music and fun for the whole family including glow-in-the-dark slime crafts, free pony rides, food trucks, vendors selling goods & gifts and local farms featuring fresh produce and more. This Light Farms Night Market is free and open-to-the-public, but guests are asked to bring cash for local goods, farms and food trucks.   Where            The Barn Yard at Light Farms 1234 Homestead Court Celina, Texas 75009 (on the Prosper/Celina border just East of the Tollway)   When             Friday, September 22, 2017                         6:00 pm – 9:00 pm                        …Read More

Upcoming Special Events at Hagerman NWR

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The Refuge Rocks – Hobnob with Hummingbirds – For Ages 4 – 7 Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00am – 11:30am Some people call them flying jewels! They can hover, fly backwards and more! We will be seeing lots of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds migrating south this fall. Learn more at The Refuge Rocks!  Registration is optional but helps us have enough materials ready for each child who will attend. Please register each child – register below or new simple registration online at http://www.friendsofhagerman.com/CONTACT or by calling the Refuge, 903 786 2826. Watch…Read More

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