Big Spring Public Events For May and June 2015

Big Spring opens the door to the natural world. The Spring, Prairie and Forest are awesome outdoor classrooms where hands-on learning is inspired by nature. Come join us by for one of our docent led activites and let Big Spring inspire you to get outdoors!

Visit this astonishingly beautiful part of the Great Trinity Forest and “reconnect with nature”. Become aware of how the future Big Spring Preserve, nestled in the heart of Dallas, is working to preserve the natural spring, prairie, archeological site, forest and wetland habitats surrounding the future historic landmark.

The two dates of note are May 30, 2015 and June 6, 2015.

Photography Event May 30, 2015 two sessions 7am-10am, 5pm-dusk

May 30, 2015 is a photography event with two times 7am-10am and 5pm-dusk. NANPA, North American Nature Photography Association is holding the event to inspire photographers of all skill levels to shoot Big Spring and the abundant wildflowers in bloom. Many of last years photos taken at Big Spring were awarded honors in the 2014 Trinity River Photo Contest. The Big Spring photography event is hosted by NANPA members Sean Fitzgerald and Ben Sandifer. For contact information and RSVP details please see the Meetup site at the link for details. NANPA Photography Group of North Texas

Photography Event June 6, 2015 7am-10am

June 6, 2015 is a photography event with one session from 7am-10am. Parking will be made available by the City of Dallas alternate entrance to the Texas Horse Park at 925 Pemberton Hill Road. Not the Texas Horse Park entrance.

Address is 925 Pemberton Hill Road Dallas,Texas 75217

Visitors can learn about Big Spring’s plant and animal inhabitants, bird-watch, hike around the perimeter of the wildflower meadows. An hour long walk led by docent volunteers will showcase the unique beauty and fragile ecology of this urban wilderness. Come and learn about the history of the land, ongoing restoration efforts and see for yourself one of Dallas only remaining free flowing natural springs. Parking is limited and carpooling is encouraged.

NANPA, North American Nature Photography Association is holding the event to inspire photographers of all skill levels to shoot Big Spring and the abundant wildflowers in bloom. Many of last years photos taken at Big Spring were awarded honors in the 2014 Trinity River Photo Contest. The Big Spring photography event is hosted by NANPA members Sean Fitzgerald and Ben Sandifer. For contact information and RSVP details please see the Meetup site at the link for details. NANPA Photography Group of North Texas