IN THIS ISSUE...
- Your Membership Makes a Difference
- A Burning Desire
- Burning Questions
- Bird Notes
- Hardwood Re-sprout Roots
- Economic Value of Services Provided by Nature
- Prescribed Fire Training Center
- Naturalists' Ball Honors Lane Green
- Quail Report
Vol 6 | No 1 | February 2013
November was about three degrees cooler than the long-term average, but unfortunately for dog handlers, the cooler temperatures did not last through December and January. According to the National Weather Service, December was nearly four degrees warmer than average and January was eight degrees warmer.
The Honorable Christine Todd Whitman former Governor of New Jersey, who served from 1994 until 2001, will be the featured guest speaker at the Red Hills Spring Dinner on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Tall Timbers.
The Legacy of a Red Hills Hunting Plantation: Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy has won the Silver Medal in the Florida Book Awards Visual Arts Category for 2012. This history of Tall Timbers by Robert L. Crawford and William R. Brueckheimer traces the evolution of Tall Timbers benefactor Henry Beadel from sportsman and naturalist to conservationist.
At the 2013 Naturalists' Ball held on Saturday, February 16, the Tall Timbers Board of Trustees honored Lane Green for his 22 years of service as Executive Director of Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy and the Tall Timbers Foundation. Lane retired in December 2012 to pursue his passions: time with family, hunting, travel, playing baseball and managing his family land.