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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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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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Some photos from our Prairie Seekers field training in Cooke County on 5/22/21

See our Facebook photo album for details. https://www.facebook.com/NativePrairiesAssocTX/

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Prairie Seekers Field Training Survey Results

For the Fort Worth NPAT November Zoom meet-up Kate Morgan and Suzanne Tuttle will present a synopsis of the Prairie Seekers training class held on September 26th, 2020. We’ll specifically focus on data collection and results from the 30-meter circle … 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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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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Save the date! Prairies & Wine Bus Tour Saturday, June 20, 2020

FIELD TRIPS Save the date! Prairies & Wine Bus Tour Saturday, June 20, 2020 Registration opening in March. Don’t miss this opportunity to ride a luxury bus through the prairies of Wise, Cooke & Montague Counties with a prairie ecologist. … 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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Marine Creek Land Scholars present Native Seedball Germination Study – 2/10/20

PRAIRIE SOCIAL CLUB MEET-UP Monday, February 10, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8pm Marine Creek Land Scholars present Native Seedball Germination Study Marine Creek Land Scholars is a joint venture between Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus & Marine Creek Collegiate … Continue reading

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