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MONTHLY NATURE WALK AND WORK DAY at INDIANGRASS PRAIRIE! Sundays from 7:30 am to noon • Bird and nature walk begins at 7:30 am.…

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Annual Seed Cleaning PartyFREE PIZZA will be provided by the Katy Prairie Conservancy!! 6:30pm in the Red Cross Building located…

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SAVE THE DATEHELP ROLL SEED BALLS!Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Tarrant County Resource Connection Benefiting the riparian restoration…

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Prairie Facts

Prairie Restoration - Recommended Reading

This list has been compiled by Don Kirchoff, co-owner of Kirchoff Family Farm, who, along with his siblings has been learning about, planning, strategizing, and manually working to restore their 200-acre farm in Wilson County, TX.  Their efforts began around 2008, and through their efforts to consult with and learn from experts, they are seeing the fruits of their labor! 

How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest

By Jill Nokes
University of Texas Press

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook forPrairies, Savannas, and Woodlands

By Stephen Packard and Cornelia Mutel
Island Press

Grasses of the Texas Gulf Prairies and Marshes

By Stephan Hatch, Joseph Schuster, and Lynn Drawe
Texas A & M University Press

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country

By Brian Loflin and Shirley Loflin
Texas A & M University Press

Field Guide to the Broad-Leaved Herbaceous Plants of South Texas

By James Everitt, Lynn Drawe, and Robert Lonard
Texas Tech University Press

Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country

By Marshall Enquist
Lone Star Botanical

Preserving Family Lands: Book 1

By Stephen Small
Landowner Planning Center

Keeping Bees – Looking After an Apiary

By Vivian Head
Arcturus Publishing Limited