Walking the Buckeye Trail

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Alexa Schirtzinger

Naturalist Jim Flood (center, in camo shirt) and the hiking group on top of the levee

For over a decade, volunteer naturalist Jim Flood has led hikes through the Great Trinity Forest to check out North Texas' thickest stand of buckeye trees, which flower for only a few weeks each year. This year's blossom season was one of the best. Read more about the struggle to preserve Dallas' trees in our cover story.

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