Teta Kain pulled up to last Thursday morning’s reception like a rock star, exiting her van as music was blaring and the crowd jockeyed for position to get a photo or shake her hand. And, to the Friends of the Dragon Run and its many supporters, that’s exactly what she is … a rock star.
Clouds hung over the Friends of the Dragon Run property in Mascot, but Mother Nature held off on the rain, perhaps as her way of saying thank you to the woman whose been such an ally of her cause in preserving this unique, pristine watershed.
About 60-70 people gathered together to officially dedicate the Teta Kain Nature Preserve on Farley Park Road, and unveiling the sign that will greet canoeists, birders and other nature lovers as they explore the site in the years to come.
The program began with Dave Hershiser of the Kilmarnock & District Pipe Band performing a number on the bagpipes (a bagpipe performance, apparently, was Kain’s only request for the dedication). After that, FODR presi...
To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.