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.