Connemara elects officers for 2020-2021 fiscal year

The Connemara Conservancy board of directors has elected long-time Meadow Manager Bob Mione as its president for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

Officers for the coming year will be:

  • President — Bob Mione
  • Vice-President — Jim Watkins
  • Secretary — Scott White
  • Treasurer — Sherry Englande Brown
  • Easement Transition — Mark Yarbrough

Beverly Coghlan, Sue Kacines, Ross Obermeyer and Dr. Eileen Tollett join Bob, Jim, Sherry, Mark and Scott to complete the board of directors.

 

More “Yoga In The Meadow” classes added for July (updated)

Connemara Yoga In The Meadow
Due to the overwhelming success of our Saturday morning Yoga classes, we are adding more Yoga In The Meadow programs in July.

Starting in July, Yoga will be offered at the following days and times weekly:

  • Sundays, 9 a.m. — Morning Flow with Kat
  • Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Sunset Yoga with Melissa
  • Wednesdays, 9 a.m. — Morning Flow with Christi (Begins July 8)
  • Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Sunset Yoga with Melissa (Begins July 9)
  • Saturdays, 9 a.m. — Morning Flow with Melissa
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Connemara Kids YogaIn addition we will offer a Kids Yoga in the Meadow program on Saturday, July 11 at  9 a.m.

If that event turns out to be successful we will consider offering the classes on a regular basis.

Bring your own mat and old blanket to put under mat.  Insect repellant is recommended.

All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Reserve your place by clicking here

Visit our event calendar for schedule

Yoga in the Meadow

Connemara Yoga In The Meadow

Join us every Saturday morning at 9 for Yoga in the Pecan Grove.

Experience Mother Nature at her best!   

Bring your own mat and old blanket to put under mat.  Insect repellant is recommended. 

All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Get your ticket here

 

Thank you for your support!

Thank you to everyone who supported Connemara during North Texas Giving Day onTuesday!

Your gifts will help us expand our restoration efforts and conservation education programs in the Meadow Nature Preserve.

We look forward to seeing you in the Meadow, which is open daily dawn to dusk.

May and June bird walks canceled

The bird walks scheduled for May 3 and June 6 have been canceled as we observe restrictions regarding social gatherings.

The Meadow remains open, however, and we encourage you to enjoy the great outdoors at your leisure.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

Another way to show your support for Connemara

In times like these, more people than ever are re-connecting with nature as a way to address both their mental and physical health. And for many, the Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve has become the place to go to enjoy the beauty and restorative benefits of unspoiled nature.

On Tuesday, May 5, we will be participating in Giving Tuesday Now, the collaborative effort of the Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day, the Dallas Cowboys, and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to raise much needed funds for area non-profit organizations.

Please consider making a donation to the Connemara Conservancy as a way to show your support for our efforts to preserve and protect open space in North Texas.

The good news is that you do not have to wait until May 5 to make your donation. You can make your gift now by visiting our page on NorthTexasGivingDay.org

April 4 Bird Walk Canceled

The bird walk scheduled for Saturday, April 4, has been canceled as we observe current restrictions regarding social gatherings.

The Meadow remains open, however, and we encourage you to enjoy the great outdoors at your leisure.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

Cleanup Day In The Meadow Postponed

The Cleanup Day in the Meadow scheduled for Saturday, March 21, has been postponed.

When the event is rescheduled, we will announce it here as well as through our social media platforms.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

 

Join Us On Sunday For “Holiday In The Meadow”

Connemara Celebrate The Season

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Connemara’s annual Holiday in the Meadow celebration is set for December 8!

The Connemara Conservancy invites you to join us Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve as we celebrate the holiday season with an afternoon of outdoor family fun.

The afternoon of free family fun will feature hayrides, hammocks, a photo booth, face paintings, hot chocolate, hot cider and new this year, all the pecans you can pick up!

Holiday music will be provided by Allen Philharmonic Tuba Euphonium Quartet.

Check back often for updates to the afternoon’s activities.

 

Thank You For Your Support

North Texas Giving Day logo

Thank you to everyone who supported Connemara during North Texas Giving Day!

Your gifts helped us qualify for bonus funds from the Communities Foundation of Texas.

More importantly, it will help us expand our restoration efforts and conservation education programs in the Meadow Nature Preserve.

 

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