Category Archives: prairies

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 Bloomin’?

Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7pm on Zoom What’s Bloomin’? Find out what is blooming now & over the coming months. This presentation on some of the wildflowers & grasses you might see on the prairie & learn some places … Continue reading

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Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip – Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021 Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County) Registration is limited. Register here. Join us on a field trip to the historic Barnett Ranch. The Barnett Family has run a cattle ranching operation on 1,200 acres in … Continue reading

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Help NPAT launch the North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program!

Donate at our North Texas Giving Day page.  Prairie is the natural landscape of North Texas. Of the 20 million acres of tallgrass prairie that once existed in Texas, less than 1% remains, making it one of the most endangered ecosystems … Continue reading

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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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What’s Been Flowering on the Fort Worth Prairie?

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. Register for the meeting. The Fort Worth Prairie ecosystem … Continue reading

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Pollinators of North Central Texas

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7pm on Zoom Pollinators of North Central Texas Register for the meeting here. Did you know that pollinators are vital to our very existence, yet most people have no idea how truly important they are? … 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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