Looking Forward to Opportunities in 2018!


Photo: Paul Mathews Prairie

Create Opportunities for 2018! We have much to do!

Images of Texas’ endangered tallgrass prairies and savannahs reveal juxtaposed opportunities for us ‘stewards’. We join forces: your financial support; our research and labor (securing and maintaining wildlife habitats and natural resources)! We are humbled by your continued generous donations. Your patronage not only helps sustain our non-profit organization, it exemplifies protection, renovation, preservation, and hope, ensuring future generations will benefit from the work we accomplish! 

NPAT and The Nature Conservancy of Texas are now the stewards of Paul Mathews Prairie; it is a “Protected Property” thanks to your generous donations! NPAT and The Nature Conservancy of Texas will collaboratively ensure it is protected: there will be NO agricultural, commercial or industrial activity; nor any disturbance in the natural habitat; no trapping, hunting, or excavating! We are grateful and very honored by your overwhelming support.  We envision many exciting learning opportunities will be enjoyed ‘on’ the Paul Mathews Prairie: field trips, workshops, presentations, and volunteer opportunities.
We wish you and yours a healthy and prosperous 2018!
NPAT Board, Staff and Volunteers

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SUPPORT NPAT! DONATE your BOAT, CAR, or TRUCK to NPAT! 
IT’S TAX DEDUCTIBLE!!! 
There’s NO CHARGE TO PICK UP your vehicle!

Have your title handy. Arrange everything online at Careasy.com!
Or, call and speak with someone at 855-500-7433 to discuss the process;
you don’t need to leave your office or living room.
Soon your vehicle will be safely hauled away!

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VISIT Our Blog for updates on our Accreditation Process
Issues of the Texas Prairie Blaze eNewsletters are in the Newsletters section!
Back issues of the Texas Prairie News are in the Newsletters section!

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—Shell Oil Company—Prairie Conservation and Education!

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SHELL OIL COMPANY
has demonstrated the significance of conserving prairies and is focusing on educational opportunities in its own backyard, in Deer Park, TX, where one of its largest facilities is located! 

$68K GRANT to NPAT’s LAWTHER DEER PARK PRAIRIE PRESERVE, Deer Park, TX

Shell recently awarded NPAT a $68K Grant to create an Environmental Education Coordinator position to serve at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), a most generous jesture which will benefit many local teachers and students!  This Coordinator will develop an educational program: train teachers to teach the prairie and facilitate a partnership with local school districts, businesses and other NGO’s (including the greater Houston area): boy scouts, girl scouts and private schools, chambers of commerce, and local newspapers. The Environmental Educator Coordinator will also have opportunities to work with universities interested in planning programs and research projects at the prairie preserve.

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Support NPAT through Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s

Wildlife Diversity Program,

“Wild for Texas Collection”.

Each year TPWD accepts Project Proposals from many Texas conservation organizations. Selected organizations then receive GRANT FUNDING. NPAT is grateful to be among those selected in 2018!
These grants are funded through the sales of 3 specific Texas Wildlife Diversity Program’s Conservation License Plates (CLPs): “HUMMINGBIRD”, “RATTLESNAKE” and “HORNED LIZARD”. 
SO, we encourage you to REPLACE YOUR PLATES WITH a set of TPWD Wildlife Conservation License Plates!
SUPPORT NPAT and other TEXAS CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS! (SPREAD THE WORD…tell friends & family!)

Texas is home to tens of thousands of native animal and plant species. These species form the fabric of over 800 habitat types, from bottomland hardwood forests, big tooth maple canyons, to black grama grassland that blanket the state. Hundreds of these animals and plant species occur only in Texas and nowhere else in the world.”  TPWD

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NPAT CHAPTERS EVENTS

Blackland (Dallas), Fort Worth; Houston, CenTex and San Antonio Chapters: News & Events page.

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NPAT PRAIRIES UPDATES

These links lead to our latest collections of reports and photos at these NPAT Prairies: Deer Park Prairie, the Kirchoff Family Farm and Maddin Prairie Preserve:
Click here for Deer Park Prairie Updates,
Click here for Maddin Prairie Preserve Updates;
Click here for Kirchoff Family Farm Updates.