Maddin Prairie Preserve Description

Size: 1,114 acres Ownership: Owned by NPAT. Donated by Alfred Maddin. Desiring to protect the prairie for future generations, Alfred Maddin donated Maddin Prairie Preserve to NPAT. Grants have funded several restoration projects on the preserve. A Black-tailed Prairie Dog reintroduction is in progress. Maddin Prairie Preserve features remnant and restored mixed-grass prairie, mesquite savanna, and riparian areas. A tributary of Champion Creek passes through the property and features a diverse riparian area. Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis), and Sand Dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus) are common grasses.

Maddin Prairie Preserve

Dalea sp.
Dalea sp.
Chocolate Eyes
Chocolate Eyes
Texas Horned Lizard, a threatened species in Texas
Texas Horned Lizard, a…
Texas Horned Lizards eat primarily Harvester Ants
Texas Horned Lizards eat…
Texas Horned Lizard has disappeared from many areas of Texas
Texas Horned Lizard has…
Prairie Dog on the lookout (cage is temporary)
Prairie Dog on the lookout…
Sunset at Maddin Prairie
Sunset at Maddin Prairie…
Volunteers work on the Black-tailed Prairie Dog reintroduction
Volunteers work on the…
Black-tailed Prairie Dog exploring its new home (cage is temporary)
Black-tailed Prairie Dog…
Black-tailed Prairie Dog on its way to its new home
Black-tailed Prairie Dog…
 
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