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January on Texas Prairies!

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
Give us feedback on what you value about native grasslands, NPAT programming, communications, and more. This will help us plan an even better new year for our Texas prairies and the people who care about them. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete and can be found at NPAT Supporter Survey. Thank you!
San Antonio Chapter Hybrid Meeting
Tuesday, January 4 at 7 p.m.
In person: Lions Field House, 2809 Broadway, San Antonio, 78209
To launch Zoom meeting: Click here. Meeting ID: 
822 5166 6101
Learn Digital Birding Identification
Patsy & Tom Inglet will show us how mobile phones are valuable for birders and for bird conservation. They will explain the basics of eBird and Merlin Bird ID apps. Bring your mobile phone.

Fort Worth Chapter Zoom Meeting
Monday, January 10 at 7 p.m.
2021: A Year in Review
2021 has been another unusual year, but this chapter has been able to accomplish so much!  See what they’ve accomplished in 2021 & what is planned for 2022. To register, click here.

Blackland Chapter Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m.
Spiders on Texas Prairies
Meghan Cassidy, a naturalist, photographer and spider enthusiast will share some basics about arachnids. She’ll feature some common spiders found in Texas prairies and plants they may be associated with, as well as some spider ID tips.  To join the meeting, click here.

Houston Chapter Meeting
Wednesday, January 26 
Seed Packing Party will be held in person tentatively. Check back later in January for more details. houstonprairie.org
Support Texas Prairies!
GET OUTSIDE!
Join us on our monthly prairie volunteer days. It's a great time to get out onto a prairie and learn.

Dowell Ranch Volunteer Day
Saturday, January 8 from 9  to 11 a.m.
Come to the ranch in Manchaca (south of Austin) to help with restoration activities while exploring the property. Contact Kirsti Harms for information.

Creech Prairie Volunteer Day
Saturday, January 8 from 8 a.m. to noon
This prairie restoration is located in Wilson County near Floresville. Contact mjcreech@mac.com for more info.

Kirchoff Prairie Volunteer Workday
Saturday, January 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1444 C.R. 210, Floresville 78114 

Work and learn at the ongoing prairie restoration project at the Kirchoff Family Farm. Come when you can, leave when you’re ready. For more information, contact Don Kirchoff

Talbot Brothers Prairie Workday  in New Boston
Saturday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Join us on some prairie maintenance activities and explore this special Northeast Texas prairie. Contact Kirsti Harms for more details.

Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Workday  in Deer Park
Saturday, January 22 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Work and learn, and help with the care and maintenance of this rare coastal prairie. To RSVP and for more details, contact Della Barbato.

PRAIRIE BIRD SURVEYS
NPAT staff will be conducting winter bird surveys on some of our properties in January. It's a great way to learn about the wintering Texas grassland birds. All skill levels are welcome. Scheduled: Dowell Ranch January 9, Leo Ranch January 15, Talbot Brothers Prairie January 22 and Paul Mathews Prairie January 23. Contact Carly Aulicky for more details about each survey.
Northern Harrier photo courtesy of Chuck Duplant.

NOTE: you can see your membership and donation history at any time by going to "Dashboard" at the top left of the texasprairie.org menu bar. If you have made a recurring donation, you will be able to manage your subscription and change it at any time. You will need to provide the email address that you used when making the donation or membership. If you need help or have questions, please contact us at office@texasprairie.org.


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