Spring 2000 Chapter meeting at Wildcat Bluff Nature Preserve, NW of Amarillo, Texas, April 26.
Wildcat Bluff is a 600-acre nature preserve whose mission is to foster awareness, understanding, and appreciation of nature within the Texas Panhandle, and to encourage education in the natural sciences.
Judy Tolk, Chapter President-elect and tour guide, prepares the group
for the tour.
Early in the tour, the group discusses various plant species that are
invasive when land is overgrazed.
Close view of yellow primrose.
View from Wildcat Bluff of Creek and cottonwoods.
The bluff is edged by dolomitic caprock.
A mix of yellow daisies and white asters.
A wolf spider hole amid ground litter - the process of soil renewal is neverending.