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PLEASE RSVP by NOON Friday, May 18, 2018San Antonio NPAT’s 3rd Saturday Prairie Restoration Workday Kirchoff Family FarmOpen this LINK - Sign Up…

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The long-awaited rescheduled presentation by Jim Blackburn, the “Texas Coastal Exchange”! Houston NPAT Chapter’s Monthly ProgramArrive @ 6:30 pm, Wednesday’ presentation begins @7:00pm! The Texas…

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Maddin Prairie Breeding Bird SurveyMaddin Prairie Preserve near Colorado City Saturday and Sunday, from dawn to dusk. We’ll be conducting bird surveys and making other…

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Prairie Facts

Phillip Quast

Executive Director

Phillip Quast was appointed NPAT’s Executive Director in April, 2018. He dedicated several years of service as NPAT’s Program Director where he was responsible for coordinating property maintenance and stewardship projects as well as coordinating funding from outside sources for those projects as needed. Mr. Quast performs the annual monitoring visits to each NPAT conservation holding. Mr. Quast also manages the central office in San Marcos, TX and provides day-to-day support for all aspects of the organization.

Mr. Quast is also conducting data research for both prairie development and restoration, working to increase membership totals and involvement, and providing technical assistance as needed. 

He has dedicated a great deal of time to facilitate NPAT’s achieving accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance.  His efforts were successful as the Land Trust Accreditation Commission awarded Accreditation to NPAT in February, 2018, authenticating the high standards NPAT practices in stewardship, land conservation and non-profit management.

Mr. Quast currently resides in New Braunfels.

Mr. Quast earned both his BS in Computer Science and a Masters of Applied Geography from Texas State University, San Marcos, TX with a focus on environmental resource management and Geographic Information Systems.

Phillip is a native Texan and has had a life-long interest in ecology, biology, and geology. Click .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to contact Phillip via email.