Category Archives: Fort Worth chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas

Herbal Uses of Native & Prairie Plants

Monday, July 12, 2021 at 7pm on ZoomHerbal Uses of Native & Prairie PlantsChristina Moon, Park Planner, City of Fort Worth Park & Recreation DepartmentREGISTER Tall-bread scurf pea’s (Pediomelum cuspidatum) edible tuberous roots were a food source for Native Americans. … 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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Help NPAT launch the North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program!

Donate at our North Texas Giving Day page.  Prairie is the natural landscape of North Texas. Of the 20 million acres of tallgrass prairie that once existed in Texas, less than 1% remains, making it one of the most endangered ecosystems … Continue reading

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Prairie Seekers Zoom & Field Training in September!

Prairie Seekers is a citizen scientist program training volunteers to assess & map prairies for possible conservation. Fort Worth NPAT is offering a two-part Prairie Seekers training in September 2020. Prairie Seekers is a methodology and tool set used to … Continue reading

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What’s Been Flowering on the Fort Worth Prairie? – Zoom recording

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 7pm on Zoom What’s Been Flowering on the Fort Worth Prairie? Presenter: Suzanne Tuttle, Retired Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge Manager & chapter board member. The Fort Worth Prairie ecosystem hosts a wonderful diversity of … Continue reading

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What’s Been Flowering on the Fort Worth Prairie?

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 7pm on Zoom What’s Been Flowering on the Fort Worth Prairie? Presenter: Suzanne Tuttle, Retired Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge Manager & chapter board member. Register for the meeting. The Fort Worth Prairie ecosystem … Continue reading

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North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program

North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program THANK YOU! Many generous folks donated during North Texas Giving Day to help us raise funds to kickstart our North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program. We raised almost $3,000 to apply towards a match. … Continue reading

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