Each year in early December, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center tries to create a memorable occasion where the forecast calls for fun during its “Dream Day” for a select group of local children. For the 10th anniversary of Dream Day, the wildlife center hosted Isaac Turner (age 13), Quinn McClure (8), Logan McClure (6) and Penny […]


Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s foray into art show fundraising delivered the goods, and now the facility’s small animals will reap the benefits. Sip, Savor & Support was an open house and art show held at White Buffalo Gallery in Glen Rose on Dec. 3. It featured artists from Texas, Wisconsin and South Africa. The goal […]


Come rain or shine, Somervell County Day maintains its effectiveness to the benefit of the Somervell County Food Bank (SCFB). Despite drizzle and cold temperatures Dec. 3 at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, a steady stream of local folks arrived with nonperishable food items in hand for the food bank, which gained them free admission to […]


A very small animal was at the center of attention in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s animal health clinic the morning of Nov. 21, and it was a very big deal. Fossil Rim’s male black-footed cat, “Morgan,” was the subject of an electroejaculation procedure performed by reproductive specialists visiting from the Cincinnati Zoo. “The main project […]


If you enjoy artwork, wine and supporting animals, there is only one place to be from 5-8 p.m. on Dec. 3. Sip, Savor & Support – an open house and art show – will feature artists William Hall, Cynthia James, Alton Langford, Caden Schinagel, Thomas Shea and Elise Techentine. “We are very excited to have […]


Sometimes, first time is the charm. For Rebecca McLachlan, she knew what she wanted to do after studying wildlife management and conservation at Humboldt State University in California. As it turned out, keeping her eyes open for opportunity panned out sooner rather than later. “This is my dream job,” said the hoofstock animal care specialist […]


The sky may have been dreary above Fossil Rim on Nov. 5, but the forecast definitely called for fun. Brave youngsters from a Wish with Wings and Ronald McDonald House Charities were on the scene to embrace amusement and put aside their medical battles, if only for a day. Between the children and their families, […]