Common barn swallow: National bird of Estonia
March means bird migrations are in full swing. The Barn Swallow is among the hundreds of bird species currently moving into and through Texas. From now until mid-April they will be making their way through the state, up to Canada.
Swallows migrate in flocks, often with other swallow species. The flocks can contain hundreds of birds, and be so large it takes several minutes to pass. Full Story
With the Milam County Junior Livestock Show less than two weeks away (March 25-27), the New Salem EE Club has donated $500 to Rockdale Ag Boosters. Full Story
Master naturalist forum to tackle pesky problem
El Camino Real Master Naturalists will host their first community forum of 2010 with a program on mosquitos at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25 in the Rockdale High School cafeteria.
The program is open and free to the public. RHS students will earn Tiger bucks for attending and receive one more Tiger buck for bringing an adult with them. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
2010 El Camino Real
On April 1, the El Camino Real Master Naturalist will begin a new training class.
Classes will be on the first Thursday of the month from 6- 10 p.m. at the Gause School. Full Story
‘KINDER’ KIDS Rockdale Kindergarten classes celebrated Texas Public Schools Week by inviting guests to read to the classes. Full Story