The trash that flows to Turtle Creek from up creek clogs our beautiful Hibiscus Fountain from time-to-time. With a pump that circulates 750 gallons of water per minute, it’s a constant issue.
This past week, you may have noticed a few days that the fountain was not running. To help reduce the impact of this trash, we had a larger filter built and installed. The fountain is back and shooting high!
Fighting the Fungus
Though our lawns have been green and lush over the summer, you may have noticed a few round, brown patches. This is a fungal disease known as, wait for it, “Brown Patch.” The Conservancy is working with our privately funded landscape partner Southern Botanical on a treatment plan, so just focus on the green parts until we can make it go away!
18 May: Parks and Mental Health
Many of you have shared how Turtle Creek Park has made an impact on your life and mental health over the last year. Studies have shown that having access to green space can help fight against depression, stress, and anxiety. Regular contact with nature is an aid for good mental health.
17 Oct: Host your socially distanced event at Arlington Hall
Are you looking for a large space to safely host meetings, lunches, and dinners? Arlington Hall has open spaces indoors and out, and lovely French doors that allow fresh air to circulate. The staff of Food Glorious Food, the catering company at…
26 Sep: Achievement in Ethics & Accountability
Turtle Creek Conservancy President & CEO Gay Donnell Willis recently became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure in the profession, education, and…