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Join us from 6:30-8:00pm,  Georgetown Public Library, Classroom • NPAT Executive Director, Pat Merkord, will preside over the NPAT…

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2nd Annual Savage Cabbage BashSaturday from 9:00 a.m. to NoonCome out to support our wildflowers!Join students in this “invasive species public awareness event”. Location: Trinity…

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Saturday and Sunday—NPAT’s “Open Preserve” Location: Rolling Plains on NPAT’s Maddin…

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Prairie Facts

The Role of Prescribed Fire in Mitigating Catastrophic Wildfires

    A short article about Prescribed Burn Associations (PBAs) in Texas. “PBAs share resources, knowledge and expertise within the cooperative and serve to increase the application of planned prescribed fires, enhancing agricultural production and wildlife habitat.” (Gutierrez and Hays, 2012).  The article also includes a map of PBAs in Texas.

Gutierrez, Maria and Amy Hays. “The Role of Prescribed Fire in Mitigating Catastrophic Wildfires.” Texas Wildlife. January 2012: 18-19. Print.