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Field Trips at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Field Trips at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
What's in the water at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve? Recently, more than 120 Cypress Creek High School students found out during a trip to the preserve. Chemistry students tested the water quality at the preserve by measuring the amount of dissolved oxygen and turbidity in the water. The trip was meant to provide an extra layer of learning for students studying water quality as part of their chemistry curriculum. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Director Rose Belzung-Holmes said the preserve offers many field trip opportunities and resources for educators, from seasonal programming

Grant Benefits Mercer Botanic Gardens Bookmark

Grant Benefits Mercer Botanic Gardens
March Mart shopping hours are now scheduled for March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the East Side Gardens. Early shopping for TMS members with VIP access starts Friday, March 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and for TMS members Saturday, March 17 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Early shoppers have the best chance of taking home some of Mercer’s rarest plants not available at local nurseries. Shoppers who would like to participate in March Mart early shopping can visit the TMS website to purchase a membership or upgrade their

Precinct 4 Congratulates New Park Rangers Bookmark

Precinct 4 Congratulates New Park Rangers
Precinct 4 recently recognized its most qualified Parks Department employees during a Park Ranger Badge Ceremony. Seven Precinct 4 park caretakers were promoted to park rangers and presented a silver badge for achieving a combination of education and experience totaling five years. Three park rangers who achieved a combination of experience and education equaling 10 years received Ranger II status and a gold badge. Park rangers maintain the park grounds and offer security to residents, but also serve as