The New ACC Website

acc-home-graphicOkay, it is a new site, so now it is time to start posting all of great thing we are concerned about and all of the things that we do about those concerns. We have a few designated bloggers that will be happy to post not only their own items, but will welcome input from all of our members. How about someone post some information about Ecofest and the upcoming Wildscape Plant Sale. There are some obvious things that are not finished on our website, but if you see things that are needed, please type them up and email them along with any pictures to Frank at

The Turtles are Coming!

October 3 2018 DFW:  A cradle of turtle diversity and lair of lurking leviathans Note:  Herpetologist and author Carl Franklin will share his extensive knowledge of Testudines with ACC members and friends at 7 p.m. on October 3, 2018, in the Excellence Room, third floor of the George V. Hawkes Library.  Admission is free and…
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DFW: A cradle of turtle diversity and lair of lurking leviathans

"Texas can boast a high turtle diversity with three species that naturally occur only here and nowhere else. In fact, Texas is home to almost half of the turtle diversity in the United States!  With [the state's] rapidly growing population, it is becoming more important now than ever to educate people young and old about…
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Active Adult Center by Grace Darling

Excerpt from the February, 2017 Arlington Conservation Council Post Oak Newsletter page 12, see  On February 14, the Arlington City Council will decide whether to have a bond election in May asking voters to fund the proposed Active Adult Center.  Readers are urged to view a recent presentation on the subject by Lemuel Randolph,…
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Keeping Village Creek-Lake Arlington Water Safe and Clean

By Aaron Hoff, Watershed Coordinator and Environmental Scientist for the Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Project of the Trinity River Authority A longer version appeared in the 2016 Arlington Conservation Council Post Oak Newsletter page 10, see For more details, see Aaron Hoff's presentation at the November ACC meeting at Note:  Village Creek…
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