Category Archives: Native plants

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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Chisholm Trail Park Docent Training

Interested in volunteering at Chisholm Trail Park in south Fort Worth? Chisholm Trail Park Docent Training will be Saturday February 29th, 8AM-1PM at Chisholm Trail Community Center. Training includes Fort Worth Prairie history, ecosystems within the park: prairie, riparian, aquatic, & iNaturalist. Please … Continue reading

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Barnett Ranch Field Trip – Saturday, October 12, 2019

Register for this exclusive field trip: https://barnettranch.eventbrite.com

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A Texas Prairie Celebration! on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Register here: https://texasprairie.org/celebration19/ 

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TCC-NW Prairie Restoration Project Update & Site Field Visit

No AUGUST Meet-Up Monday, September 9, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8pm TCC-NW Prairie Restoration Project Update & Site Field Visit Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus Room WACB 1123 Download map: TCC-NW Meeting Location 2018 – 2019 Tarrant County College’s … Continue reading

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Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County)

Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County) Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9am – 1pm Register here! https://barnettranch.eventbrite.com Join us on a field trip to the historic Barnett Ranch. The Barnett family has run a cattle ranching operation on 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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Prairies & Pollinators

IT’S SIMPLE… sort of. Pollinators need prairies AND prairies need pollinators. Our diverse, native prairies are in danger of disappearing as an ecosystem. Yet, they grow food for many of our insect species. Not only do prairies provide nectar and … Continue reading

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Benbrook Lake – Environmentally Sensitive Area Designation

Save the Date – Public Input Opportunity Benbrook Lake – Environmentally Sensitive Area Designation August 21, 2019 at 6pm Benbrook Senior Center 1010 Mercedes St, Benbrook, TX 76126 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Benbrook Lake office staff … Continue reading

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Second Annual Chisholm Trail Community Park & Bio Blitz was a Success!

From Chisholm Trail Park Docents: The Second Annual Chisholm Trail Community Park and Bio Blitz event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 was another successful event.  Thank you to all of the volunteers for your hours of hard work in preparation … Continue reading

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