Category Archives: Fort Worth Prairie

Spring Nature Hikes at Chisholm Trail Community Park

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Chisholm Trail Park Docents

Dedicated volunteers spent a Saturday at Chisholm Trail Park & Community Center learning about the prairie at the park. They are preparing for the BioBlitz and ‘Talk to a Naturalist’ event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2pm – 5pm. … Continue reading

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Privet Taggers at Stella Rowan Prairie

A few prairie friends met up Stella Rowan Prairie and tagged invasive privets so Tarrant County grounds keeping crew would know which plants to remove. We worked for about 2 hours and got a lot done. Thank you Jim Lippert, Jan Miller, … Continue reading

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Seedball Party a Success

How many seed balls can volunteers, ages 4 – 70 make, each working for an hour or two, on average? Thanks to all who participated! These beauties will be distributed in the disturbance zone at Stella Rowan Prairie, that desperately … Continue reading

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FW-NPAT: A Year in Review 2018

Join us in January to learn about all the amazing things we’ve done in 2018. We’re impressed with how much our volunteers have accomplished. Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus Room WACB 1123 Download map: TCC-NW Meeting Location 2018 – … Continue reading

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The Upper Whites Branch Stream and Prairie Restoration at Bluestem Park

Monday, February 12, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8pm 5301 Campus Drive in Fort Worth Tarrant County College – South Campus in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology (LEED certified building with wind turbine) *Please note, this is our new meet-up location for … Continue reading

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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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Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip on Saturday, May 20, 2017

Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00am – 1:00pm Western Denton Co. (bordering Denton and Wise Co.) 13813 N. County Line Rd. Ponder, TX 76359 We will visit the Skip Barnett Ranch, which has been in family … Continue reading

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Prairie Management on Public & Private Property in Tarrant County

Monday, April 10, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8pm Prairie Management on Public & Private Property in Tarrant County Panel Discussion Amon G. Carter, Jr. – Downtown YMCA at 512 Lamar Street We have an exciting program planned for the April 10, … Continue reading

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