Farmersville contains what some folks believe is a priceless natural resource that needs the community’s attention and a good bit of tender, loving care, according to Mayor Bryon Wiebold, who intends to spare no effort to preserve it for future generations.
Collin County used to be full of blackland prairie grass “before it got all built up,” Wiebold said. Urban development has virtually wiped it out, he added, explaining that “one-tenth of 1% of the prairie grass remains today.”
However, according to Wiebold, Farmersville “has some of the most expansive black lands prairie grass anywhere.”
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By John Kanelis • [email protected]