A coalition of supporters is lobbying to keep a little bit of country in the city. Merriwood Ranch is a horse riding facility and summer camp in Garland that’s been in operation since 1956. The 28-acre property was put up for sale this year by heirs after the owner and founder of Merriwood died last year. A developer has purchased the property and wants to build about 40 homes on the land.
By Robin Sowton GSDFW Archive first published May 2, 2011 According to the National Audubon Society, the 20 birds that are on the national 'Common Birds in Decline' list lost at least half their populations in just four decades.