Category Archives: Tarrant County

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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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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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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Chisholm Trail Park – Speak to a Naturalist – Sunday, April 28, 2019

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Spring Nature Hikes at Chisholm Trail Community Park

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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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Seedball Party a Success

How many seed balls can volunteers, ages 4 – 70 make, each working for an hour or two, on average? Thanks to all who participated! These beauties will be distributed in the disturbance zone at Stella Rowan Prairie, that desperately … 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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The Upper Whites Branch Stream and Prairie Restoration at Bluestem Park

Monday, February 12, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8pm 5301 Campus Drive in Fort Worth Tarrant County College – South Campus in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology (LEED certified building with wind turbine) *Please note, this is our new meet-up location for … Continue reading

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A Year in Review: Our Accomplishments of 2017

A Year in Review: Our Accomplishments of 2017 Monday, January 8 from 6:30pm – 8pm 5301 Campus Drive in Fort Worth Tarrant County College – South Campus in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology (LEED certified building with wind turbine) … Continue reading

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