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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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Help a NPAT Blackland Prairie Site

We could use your help clearing invasive woody species from Riesel Prairie on Saturday, April 13, 2019. RSVP here.

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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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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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We have an exciting opportunity to SAVE a vibrant PRAIRIE in North Texas!

The Paul Mathews Prairie is a 100-acre Blackland prairie remnant near Greenville (near Clymer Meadow). For the incredible price of $50,000, NPAT can become the owner of this unique prairie that is one of the best representations of gammagrass/switchgrass/indiangrass vertisolic … Continue reading

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Monarchs and Milkweeds

At our January meeting, Barbara Keller-Willy, Director of Monarch Gateway & President-elect for NPAT discussed methods of propagation she uses in her Monarch Host Cities Project where cities partner with Monarch Gateway to improve & add more native milkweed habitat to aid in … Continue reading

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Propagating Milkweeds for Monarchs

Monday, January 9, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8pm Propagating Milkweeds for Monarchs Presenter: Barbara Willy, Director of Monarch Gateway & President of NPAT Amon G. Carter, Jr. – Downtown YMCA at 512 Lamar Street FW-NPAT is excited to host Barbara Willy, Director … Continue reading

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