White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas is a wonderful example of biodiversity in the midst of urban sprawl. The objective of this blog is to promote White Rock Lake as a destination, to capture the essence and beauty of the lake, and to portray it as the living, breathing organism that it is.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Spring Fever at White Rock Lake
The vestiges of winter have finally been discarded, and Mother
Nature has started to celebrate Spring at White Rock Lake. And what a wonderful time of the year
Signs of life - this tree is beginning to bud and flower.
In the image below, a male Red Winged Blackbird is performing his mating call routine on top of a blossom-laden cherry tree, on the lake shore near Winfrey Point.
A male Red Winged Blackbird looking for a mate atop a blooming cherry tree.
The smell of spring is in the air, and the lake will soon be
bursting with color and new life.
For those of you who spend most of your time in the urban
jungle, perhaps it’s time to unwind. Take some time out to explore White Rock Lake in all its glory. Even in the midst of a thriving metropolis you can still
find ways to enter nature’s secret kingdom.
This magnificent tree has started to bud.
As Robin Williams so aptly said, “Spring is nature’s way of
saying, ‘Let’s Party!’.” All you have to do is find your way to White Rock
Lake in Dallas, Texas.