Barnett Ranch Field Trip – October 12

Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County)
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Save the Date! More details & registration soon.

Join us on a field trip to the historic Barnett Ranch. The Barnett family has run a cattle ranching operation on 1,200 acres in Denton County for generations. It has lush native grass pastures, Fort Worth Prairie seeps, wonderful exposed Cretaceous geology, & prairie barrens.History is plenty on this ranch as you can still see wagon ruts from where the Chisholm Trail once crossed this land.  The ranch has a conservation easement managed by Connemara Conservancy. Learn more about the ranch here: http://connemaraconservancy.org/wordpress/profile-barnett-ranch/

(Photos from Connemara Conservancy)

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