Category Archives: Native plants

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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What’s Bloomin’

Monday, May 13, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8pm What’s Bloomin’ Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus Room WACB 1123 Download map: TCC-NW Meeting Location 2018 – 2019 This meet-up, we’ve got a short presentation on some of the wildflowers & grasses you … Continue reading

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Dear Prairie Partners, We are excited about our upcoming 2019 North American Prairie Conference to be held here in Houston, TX from June 2-5, 2019 and we’d love for you to join us! We have an exciting lineup of speakers … Continue reading

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Savage Cabbage Bash

Saturday, April 20, 2019 10am – Noon Savage Cabbage Bash Savage Cabbage Bash is in it’s 3rd year. We’ll be pulling the non-native, invasive bastard cabbage (Rapistrum rugosum) from the banks of the Trinity River behind the HG Supply & … Continue reading

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