Check out the April 2013 issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. The Fredericksburg Nature Center makes the list of “The Best of Texas” as the “Best Place to Add to Your Life List.”
From the article: One lesser-known natural treasure can be found in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park in Fredericksburg. A small 10-acre tract along Live Oak Creek was left undisturbed and somewhat forgotten for decades while the municipal park was developed. Through thousands of hours of volunteer labor since 2000, this tract is now the Fredericksburg Nature Center, boasting more than 6,000 feet of hiking trails, with two loop trails and a 650-yard wheelchair-accessible trail. Since Fredericksburg is located in the center of several geological and biological regions, visitors to the Fredericksburg Nature Center will find seven distinct habitats with an amazing diversity of over 650 species of birds, forbs, grasses, woody plants, amphibians, reptiles and insects.
Species lists can be found under Checklists for those with “life lists,” or just come experience the incredible natural beauty the German settlers in the Texas Hill Country first encountered in the 1840s.
Ernie Loeffler, Director, Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau, www.visitfredericksburgtx.com
Bond, Louie. “Best of Texas 2013.” Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. April 2013: TPWD Magazine.com.