"Ned Fritz Day" on the Ned & Genie Fritz Texas Buckeye Trail signup sheet


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Sun., Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 join us to honor "Ned Fritz Day" on the Ned & Genie Fritz Texas Buckeye Trail.
7000 Bexar St, Dallas, TX 75215. Ned Fritz's official day in Texas is 9/24. We had to postpone hike to 10/8, due to abnormal heat index.

Forty years ago, acting Governor Lloyd Doggett decreed Sept. 24, 1983 to be Ned Fritz Day. The citation heralds Ned’s work in thwarting the Trinity barge canal, fighting against clearcutting of forests, and work establishing public park lands. The team at Ned Fritz Legacy insist that it be celebrated every year. No better way to honor Ned than a walk in the woods.

Come walk the soft-surface (natural) trail segments of the Ned & Genie Fritz Texas Buckeye Trail to the Trinity River. The @Ned Fritz Legacy team of Kristi Kerr Leonard and Amy Martin will be joined by Eileen McKee and Michael McKee, the Fritz’s daughter and grandson.

Along the 2.5 mile round-trip, view the 2nd Saturday workday team’s habitat restoration efforts. Join the team: https://volunteersignup.org/KRDLE
This amble recreates the trail’s chapter in Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth (Timber Press). The hike, one of the book’s 25 adventure narratives, was taken in spring with Leonard, Martin, and Eileen McKee to experience the Texas buckeye blooms.

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What and when
Sun., 10/8 2-4
Amy M., Kristi Kerr L.,
Sun., 10/8 2-4
Show 30 names Michael M., Madira M., Aravind E., Lyn A., Maxwell K., Aravind E., Vicki F., Eileen M., Cheryl B., Kelly K., Misti G., Sue B., Martha H., Lyn A., Cheryl B., Shelby Smith S., Celeste B., Debbie M., Chandler W., Kenneth S., Parisa N., Chrysta C., Blaize B., Andi B., Shaima H., Holland H., Matt O., Christine W., Rod W., Matthew O.,
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