Two workshops and more...

Northeast Texas Landowner Workshop

On Saturday, June 4, join us for a day in Mount Vernon. It begins with a tour of Daphne Prairie, one of the loveliest prairies in Northeast Texas.  The tour will be followed by lunch and a landowner workshop. Workshop topics include prairie conservation, wildlife management plans and the tax valuation, conservation easements, solar development and and regenerative grazing. Registration is $25. Read more…

Prairie Seekers Toolbox

Join us Saturday, May 14! This workshop will help build your plant identification skills and prairie ecology knowledge. Held at the Dixon Water Foundation's Leo Ranch. Prairie Seekers is a citizen science program that trains volunteers to assess prairies and help NPAT identify conservation priorities. Read more…

Monarch Conservation

The Fayette Prairie Chapter is hosting a Zoom presentation at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. Dr. Ray Moranz of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation will discuss “Advanced Monarch Biology and Conservation, with an Emphasis on Grassland Management.” Learn more…

Native Plants and Prairies Day!

THANK YOU to the North Texas Master Naturalists and our Blackland Chapter members who made this event possible, and to everyone who joined in. We met our goal of bringing the knowledge of prairies to a wider audience and to tell people about the wonderful organizations who help preserve and restore these open spaces. See you next year!
Join Us Today!
Our volunteer days and hikes are a great way to get out onto a prairie and learn.
Fort Worth Chapter Nature Hikes:
Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon
*Fossil Hill on Lake Amon Carter Hike

Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
*Caddo National Grasslands Blackland Prairie Tour
Visit the FWNPAT website for more information and to register. 

Creech Prairie Volunteer Day
Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to noon
1467 CR 401, Floresville 78114
Help transplant and repot native grasses. To RSVP and information, contact Melinda Creech

Dowell Ranch May Survey
Saturday, May 14 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
We'll be surveying for our breeding birds and checking out whatever we come across along the way. All experience levels are welcome. Contact Kirsti Harms for information.

Kirchoff Prairie Volunteer Day
Saturday, May 21 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 and leave when you want. For more information, contact Don Kirchoff

Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Workday  in Deer Park
Saturday, May 28 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.

BIO-BLITZ at Decker Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in Austin
Saturday May 21 (rain or shine) from 9 a.m. to noon

Join biologists with Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and local experts as part of a team of citizen scientists conducting a bio-blitz on a preserve that is not normally open to the public. The team will document all species found. No biological expertise is needed as all participants will use the iNaturalist app to simply record observations. (inaturalist.orgObservations will be reviewed and curated by experts to identify species.
To register and to get directions, click here.

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