Ned and Genie Fritz Buckeye Trail, Bois d’arc Trail, Blair Park Wilderness Area

Project Title:  Ned and Genie Fritz Buckeye Trail, Bois d’arc Trail, Blair Park Wilderness Area
Project Location:
7000 Bexar Street, Dallas, TX

Following direction from Dallas Parks & Recreation, initially, 3 segments of the loop are to be maintained for a soft dirt trail to be three feet wide to eliminate the ragweed on the trail as DPR’s primary concern is hikers getting lost and calling 911.

NTMN is to work only around the Buckeyes. Clear and maintain several trails, including the Ned & Genie Fritz Trail and The Bois d’arc Trail and eventually several other nameless trails in Blair Park; ID native plants; remove invasive plants (especially privet*) so that the Texas Buckeyes can be liberated; potential signage; leading trail walks; and educating the public. Work with the Bonton neighborhood, Bonton Farms and the council representative for the community.

*The privet is to be cut 6 inches from the ground and tagged. DPR will direct staff to re-cut and treat per city guidelines after the volunteer crew cuts and takes to designated point for city pick-up.

2023 Activities – 32 volunteers with 324 hours of service performed

  • Trail maintenance and hosted guided hikes

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