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

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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Pollinators of North Central Texas

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7pm on Zoom Pollinators of North Central Texas Register for the meeting here. Did you know that pollinators are vital to our very existence, yet most people have no idea how truly important they are? … Continue reading

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Benbrook Lake Prairie Virtual Field Trip

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 1 – 1:30pm on Facebook Live Benbrook Lake Prairie Virtual Field Trip https://www.facebook.com/events/684065865746526/ Join plant ecologist and FW-NPAT chapter member Suzanne Tuttle for this virtual 15 minute hike around US Army Corps of Engineers remnant … Continue reading

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Prairies & Wine Day Trip Bus Tour – June 20, 2020

Save the date! Prairies & Wine Day Trip Bus Tour Saturday, June 20, 2020 Purchase your tickets here. Escape the city heat for a day as you ride a luxury bus through the prairies of Wise, Cooke & Montague Counties … Continue reading

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Save the date! Prairies & Wine Bus Tour Saturday, June 20, 2020

FIELD TRIPS Save the date! Prairies & Wine Bus Tour Saturday, June 20, 2020 Registration opening in March. Don’t miss this opportunity to ride a luxury bus through the prairies of Wise, Cooke & Montague Counties with a prairie ecologist. … Continue reading

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Population Ecology of Silphium albiflorum (white rosinweed)

**NO March 2020 Meet-Up.** Monday, April 13, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8pm Population Ecology of Silphium albiflorum (white rosinweed) Bruce Benz, Biology Professor at Texas Wesleyan University Did you know that white rosinweed (Silphium albiflorum) is an endemic Texas species … Continue reading

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