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OCTOBER at KIRCHOFF FAMILY FARM Monday, October 2 “Monitoring Survey of Kirchoff Family Farm”   …

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Monday, 1 pm - Thursday, 12 Noon 2017 Master Volunteer Entomology Specialist Class Texas A&M AgriLife Center, 17360 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

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Travis Audubon’s Speaker Series: Scott Weidensaul presenting “Living on the Wind, Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds”Thursday, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Doors at 6:30…

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Current News & Events

October 14, 2017 - Austin, TX

Saturday, at Austin Country Club, beginning at 11am.

“Travis Audubon Society’s 8th Annual Victor Emanuel Conservation Award Luncheon” - Honoring Mickey Burleson!

Plan to attend and honor Mickey Burleson for her extraordinary work in prairie restoration! Purchase a ticket or table!

We Congratulate you, Mickey!

NPAT is very grateful for the rewarding relationship we continue to share with you after several years. We are very proud you are being awarded this well-deserved honor.  Our thanks to the Travis Audubon Society for recognizing your tireless efforts!
Native Prairies Association of Texas
Board and Staff and Volunteers!

October 15, 2017 - NPSOT DEADLINE: Call for Exhibitors/Vendors!

Register by SUNDAY, 10-15-17 as an Exhibitor/Vendor for the 2017 Symposium to be held in Huntsville, TX, Saturday & Sunday,  November 3-4, 2017

“Challenges to the Pineywood Forests: Fire, Fragmentation and Biodiversity”


Knowledge/experience with symposium planning; organizing a photo contest, recruiting vendors and exhibitors, making catering arrangements, planning workshops and activities, coordinating volunteers, logistics/signs, planning the Friday night off-site dinner, assisting with field trips and tech advice/equipment set-up, and many other details.
We are anxious to fill our vendor/exhibitor hall with your information and products!  Our attendees are passionate about anything involving Texas natives, making this the venue for you to inform them about your organization, and sell them your products and services!
COMPLETE AND RETURN NPSOT_2017_Symposium_Vendor_Form.pdf by 10-15-17. 
QUESTIONS? Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call her at 830.997.9272.
LODGING: Check NPSOT’s website for Hotel info; there are a number of suitable hotels within a short distance of the University.

October 20, 2017 - Katy, TX

Support Katy Prairie Conservancy! Attend their Conservation Easement Workshop!

Registration is Required

KPC’s Facebook Page

October 26-28, 2017, Denver, CO.

LTA’s Rally 2017

“National Land Conservation Conference”

Make plans to attend a gathering packed with diverse topics to explore and great colleagues and friends to learn and share with. Rally has all of the resources you want to take your conservation skills further.

October 28, 2017 -  near Kirchoff Family Farm

“Wildlife Habitat and Restoration”


Saturday, 9am to 3pm

LOCATION: 3 Oaks Community Center, 158 CR 210, Floresville, TX 78114

The Workshop is FREE! Lunch will be provided.

Our Workshop promises to be informative and stimulating.  NPAT is very honored to share sponsorship with Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture,  Wilson County Wildlife Management Association; DK Douglass King Seed. We look forward to meeting you! 

Timeline, Presenters, and Online Registration are COMING SOON!
Photo of Reisel Prairie by Stalin SM                                                                 

Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum)                Monarch Butterfly enjoying Gayfeather (Liatris)
Photo @ Maddin Prairie Preserve by Kirsti Harms           Photo @ Deer Park Prairie by Pauline Singleton

November 3-4, 2017 - Huntsville, TX

NPSOT 2017 Fall Symposium

Saturday and Sunday

“Challenges to the Pineywood Forests:

Fire, Fragmentation and Biodiversity”

Sam Houston Memorial Museum is across street from campus of Sam Houston State University.
Join others who are also passionate about Texas natives!
Register for Symposium and see list of accommosations on NPSOT website.

November 10-12,  2017 - Denton, TX

Friday thru Sunday

“Resilience & Connectivity at Our Roots”

TXSER’s Annual Conference will be held at the University of North Texas

Conference Registration Is Open!

We have lots of exciting indoor and outdoor activities planned allowing for opportunities to network with colleagues, get your hands dirty on restoration activities, and learn. 
Check out our conference website for the many details.

November 14-16, 2017 - Fort Worth, TX

Tuesday and Wednesday

United for Conservation

NPAT will be a part of the next America’s Grasslands Conference!  It brings together researchers, natural resource professionals, farmers and ranchers, policy experts, and conservationists to discuss relevant issues related to the conservation of North America’s grasslands. 

We are very excited to announce a new partnership for this year with the Southern Plains and Prairies conference. While maintaining a national scope, this year’s conference will also include some regionally focused sessions. The conference is co-hosted by the National Wildlife Federation, Coastal Prairie Partnership, Native Prairies Association of Texas, and Texas A&M University.

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