RESCHEDULED Due to anticipated rain and mud
Join us at Yegua Knobbs Preserve for a day of exploring, hiking, and sunshine! This preserve is usually accessed with prior approval by PPLT to protect habitat for the endangered Houston Toad and the natural bog spring.
Come explore unique habitats such as the intriguing geology of the knobbs, rare plants and a spring fed bog.
The preserve will be open from 7:30 to 3:00 for visitors to come and go as they please. There is a bathroom on site but no water, so bring your own. You are also welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy on the preserve.
Schedule (Details below):
7:30- Gates open
8:00 Guided bird watching hike
9:00 Service hike, walk and trim the trails with Courtney
11:00 Archaeology hike
12:00- Bands for Lands sponsor and donor appreciation - Invitation Only
3:00- Preserve day closes
Directions: The preserve is located at the end of Private Road 3051 off Knobbs Road in Lexington. Address: Pvt Rd 3051, Lexington, TX 78947. GPS Coordinates: 30.335862, -97.192240. Please do not drive into the preserve as it will be wet. Park outside the gate along the road.
Birding: Join George Kerr from the Travis Audubon Society on a birding hike around the preserve. No prior experience is necessary, bring binoculars if you have them. RSVP here:
Service hike: Come hike with Courtney Young and clear the trails. Please bring your own loppers to trim branches.
Archaeology hike: Join Cristin Embree on a hike to our buried kiln site. She will explain the history of the potters and show us the evidence of their work.