Prairie Seekers – Prairie Assessment & Mapping Program
Prairie Seekers is a citizen scientist program training volunteers to assess & map prairies for possible conservation funding opportunities. Data collected is submitted to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Texas Natural Diversity database – which tracks non-game species across the state.
Prairie Seekers Training
Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9am – 3pm
Classroom session at Tarrant County College – South campus; field training session at Stella Rowan Prairie. (More details upon RSVP).
Join us for Prairie Seekers training where you’ll learn:
Introduction to program
Basic prairie ecology & regional history
Common & endemic prairie species
How to recognize & assess prairies
Field survey techniques
Co-sponsors: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Tarrant County Resource Connection, Tarrant County College – South campus
The $20 fee covers snacks, lunch & course materials.
You can download the files for review & give it a try.
Prairie Seekers – Prairie Assessment Datasheet
Prairie Seekers Instructions
Prairie Seekers – Additional Species Observed
Prairie Seekers – 100 Step Line Survey