Kathleen appelbaum's Comments

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At 2:00pm on June 24, 2019, Lea Simmons said…

Hi, thanks for the add. I love the flora and fauna of the Big Thicket and have read all about Ms Watson and her work. While birding out that way my husband and I stopped by on Saturday, a spur of the moment visit and absolutely loved the private living-art filled world she has created there. Really admire her hard work and determination, I am much like she in that respect. You all do a wonderful job in making sure her legacy lives on. We will definitely be back.

At 7:00pm on August 4, 2019, Richard peters said…

If you need some help. Let me know what date and if I can I will be there 

At 7:23am on August 5, 2019, kathleen appelbaum said…

Thank you. September 28 is a tentative planned work day.

At 10:25am on August 5, 2019, Russ Williams said…

Thanks Kathleen. I wish I could have come for the Wildflower Walk.

At 3:22pm on September 5, 2019, Linda Leinen said…

Has 9/28 been confirmed as a work day? If you can use another volunteer and I can work it out, I'd be pleased to come.

At 4:18pm on September 5, 2019, kathleen appelbaum said…

It is still listed as tentative. Thank you, we can use your help.
We want to try to cut some of the areas on the preserve where we are having trouble burning or mowing. The brush has gotten large and it will take much work to trim it. Trimming will allow more wildflowers to bloom.
Please check this site as we get close to the date just in case it gets cancelled.

At 10:28am on December 12, 2019, Virginia Livingston said…

Thank you.  Let me know if you want passion vine.

At 8:54am on August 31, 2021, Debbie Bush said…

Thank you, Kathleen.

At 10:49am on December 11, 2021, Robert Mitchke said…

Thank you for the welcome! I've trained under Chris Trump for Korean Natural Farming. We take numerous collections of indigenous microorganisms from undisturbed settings and grow them out on a media then inoculate soil and farmland with the microbes. I also make several ferments and tinctures from plants, fruits, eggshells, bones, etc.

At 10:10am on March 3, 2022, Bee A. Harris said…

Tnx so much.  Sounds like an awesome place to learn about Tx natives and help.

At 7:04am on October 27, 2022, Zach Carrell said…

Thanks ,Kathleen. I enjoyed meeting you and Lisa. I appreciate the tour and the shared knowledge. I look forward to helping out any way that I can.

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