Category Archives: field trips

Wrap-up from America’s Grasslands Conference: United for Conservation

Wrap-up from America’s Grasslands Conference: United for Conservation America’s Grasslands Conference was a biennial national conference organized by the National Wildlife Federation. This year, it was held in Fort Worth and brought together researchers, natural resource professionals, farmers and ranchers, … Continue reading

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Grasslands Wine Tour – 10/21/17 – Get your ticket now!

Join us on a bus tour to visit the LBJ Grasslands prairie, followed by a visit to Marker Cellars Winery to sample 8 varietals of their wine. Cost is $50 per person. Proceeds benefit the NPAT fundraising effort to purchase … Continue reading

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America’s Grasslands Conference Registration is now OPEN!

America’s Grasslands Conference registration is NOW OPEN!  Find out about the field trips here. Program agenda will be posted soon.

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Ray Roberts Lake State Park – Isle du Bois Unit Field Trip on Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ray Roberts Lake State Park – Isle du Bois Unit Field Trip Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:00am – 1:00pm 100 PW 4137 Pilot Point, TX 76258 South side of Ray Roberts Lake Meet at 9:00 inside the entrance at the parking … Continue reading

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LLELA Nursery & Restoration Tour on Saturday, May 13, 2017

LLELA Nursery & Restoration Tour Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00am – 1:00pm Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) Lewisville, TX http://llela.unt.edu/ We will start at 9:00am with a tour of the nursery, then afterwards we will walk out to the … Continue reading

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Fossil Hill Hike on Saturday, May 6, 2017

Fossil Hill Hike @ Lake Amon Carter (south of Bowie) Field Trip Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:30am – 2:00pm *RSVP REQUIRED! There is a limit of 20 participants, with a max of 6 cars. 10 spots are already filled by … Continue reading

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Thora Hart Park Hike on Saturday, April 29, 2017

Thora Hart Park Hike Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:00am – 11:00am 3510 W Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76016 Join us for a stroll through this excellent 10 acre example of Eastern Cross Timbers Post Oak and Blackjack woodlands, with … Continue reading

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Chalk Mountain Ranch Field Trip on Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chalk Mountain Ranch Field Trip Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:30am A Texas Land Conservancy easement – 351 acres Glen Rose, TX http://www.texaslandconservancy.org/lands/properties-list/central-north-texas/131-chalk-mountain-ranch-somervell-county Meet at 8:30am in Glen Rose at the Brookshire’s parking lot. We will travel from there to stop … Continue reading

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Southwest Nature Preserve iNaturalist Challenge on Saturday, April 15, 2017

Southwest Nature Preserve iNaturalist Challenge Saturday, April 15, 2017 1:00pm – 4:00pm 5201 Bowman Springs Road Arlington, TX 76017 Join us with your cameras and smartphones to participate in the iNaturalist Challenge, documenting all living species. See link below. This will … Continue reading

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Marion Sansom Park iNaturalist Challenge on Saturday, April 15, 2017

Marion Sansom Park iNaturalist Challenge (City of Fort Worth, at the Lake Worth dam) Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:00am – 11:30am 2500 Roberts Cut Off Road Fort Worth, TX 76114 Join us with your cameras and smartphones to participate in the … Continue reading

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