Category Archives: Save a Prairie

Grassland Birds & Wind Energy (November 11)

November Meet-Up Monday, November 11, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8pm Grassland Birds & Wind Energy Erin Hatchett, Certified Wildlife Biologist Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus Room WACB 1123 Download map: TCC-NW Meeting Location 2018 – 2019 Grassland birds are the … 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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Benbrook Lake Master Plan Public Input

FWNPAT is standing up for prairie conservation and appreciation at the public meeting discussing the Benbrook Lake Master Plan. The master plan was last updated in the 70’s! Check out the change in population in this area since 1950! The … 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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Maddin Prairie Preserve Open Weekend – May 18 – 19, 2019

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Barnett Ranch Field Trip – October 12

Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip (Denton County) Saturday, October 12, 2019 Save the Date! More details & registration soon. Join us on a field trip to the historic Barnett Ranch. The Barnett family has run a cattle ranching operation on … 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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