Category Archives: Fort Worth

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 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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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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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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Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area – Call to Action for Broadcast Hill

A Shout-Out for Support… Visit Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area to read more about their Call to Action for Broadcast Hill. tandyhills.org Link to City Council work session video presentation, Open Space Acquisition Program: http://fortworthgov.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=5&clip_id=3449#tandyhills.org

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Marine Creek Land Scholars present Native Seedball Germination Study – 2/10/20

PRAIRIE SOCIAL CLUB MEET-UP Monday, February 10, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8pm Marine Creek Land Scholars present Native Seedball Germination Study Marine Creek Land Scholars is a joint venture between Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus & Marine Creek Collegiate … Continue reading

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A Year in Review: What we’ve accomplished & what we have planned in 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8pm FW-NPAT: A Year in Review Join us to hear about what we’ve been up to in 2019 & what we have planned for 2020. Together, we’ve accomplished a lot & we hope … Continue reading

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Tandy Hills Prairie Posse Needs Your Help

From Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area: Prairie Posse is back on track after a long break. Your help is needed Saturday September 21,  8:30 am – 11:30 am The plan is to remove invasive and woody plants in the … Continue reading

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