Tag Archives: prairie

November Zoom: Re-Horning Texas: An Historical Introduction to Restoring Texas Horned Lizards by Dusty Rhoads

This talk presents the history of the Great Plains — and its dismantling — as it relates to Texas Horned Lizards: their history, ecological needs, adaptations, and their uncertain future. The speaker hopes that such information will equip the average … Continue reading

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Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Update & Education Outreach – Monday, August 9 at 7pm on Zoom

Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7pm on Zoom Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Update & Education OutreachDella Barbato, Native Prairies Association of Texas, Director of Education REGISTER Della Barbato was appointed NPAT’s Director of Education in April of 2018 for the Lawther – … Continue reading

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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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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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Population Ecology of Silphium albiflorum (white rosinweed)

**NO March 2020 Meet-Up.** Monday, April 13, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8pm Population Ecology of Silphium albiflorum (white rosinweed) Bruce Benz, Biology Professor at Texas Wesleyan University Did you know that white rosinweed (Silphium albiflorum) is an endemic Texas species … Continue reading

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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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Join Us for the Annual Member Celebration on Saturday, September 21

NPAT Annual Members Celebration Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1pm – 9pm (1pm field trip, 5pm dinner & social) Leo Ranch north of Decatur, Texas Register & buy your tickets here! Join us on Saturday, September 21 for: This is our … 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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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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