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PRAIRIE SOCIAL CLUB MEET-UP Due to COVID-19, our meetings are via Zoom. We are, however planning outdoor training, hikes, & field trips. Masks are REQUIRED for in-person events. Please see the current City of Fort Worth & State of Texas updates on COVID-19. VIRTUAL … Continue reading

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Prairie Seekers Training – Save the Date – May 22, 2021

Saturday, May 22, 2021 – Link to Register Available Soon! Prairie Seekers Training – classroom portion via Zoom, field portion at 2 private ranches Prairie Seekers is a citizen scientist program training volunteers to assess & map prairies for possible … Continue reading

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Park & Recreation Department Trims Brush-removal Process in a Big Way

The City of Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department worked on a 2.4 acre brush clearing project at Tandy Hills Natural Area. Read more… http://roundup.fortworthtexas.gov/news/2021/03/thna-brush-clearing/

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What’s Bloomin’?

Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7pm on Zoom What’s Bloomin’? Find out what is blooming now & over the coming months. This presentation on some of the wildflowers & grasses you might see on the prairie & learn some places … Continue reading

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Riparian Management: Why Creeks Act the Way They Do by Ricky Linex

Riparian Management: Why Creeks Act the Way They Do Ricky Linex, Retired NRCS Rangeland Ecologist & author of Range Plants of North Central Texas. Did you miss Ricky’s presentation on riparian systems in March? Fear not, we recorded it for … Continue reading

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Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip – Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021 Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County) Registration is limited. Register here. 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 … Continue reading

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