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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

Monarch Workshop 2015

Native Prairies Association of Texas and the Monarch Host Cities Project have teamed up to bring you an informative program designed for home and landowners.

Join us in Floresville Saturday October 31st from 8:30am - 2:30pm to learn about Monarch Habitat Conservation and Restoration.

Topics include:

Monarch Host Cities Partnership Project:
How grow and establish healthy milkweed colonies for monarchs
By Barbara Willey - Director, Monarch Gateway

Monarch & Pollinator Conservation:
How to include as part of a 1-d-1 Wildlife Management Exemption Plan
By Judip Green - Urban Biologist, Texas Parks & Wildlife

Prairie Restoration Techniques for Pollinators & Conservation Easements
By Pat Merkord - Executive Director, Native Prairies Association of Texas

Field Trip:

Kirchoff Restored Prairie:
View milkweed growing beds, pollinators, and the restored prairie

Three Oaks Community Building - 158 CR 210, Floresville, TX 78114

$10 Registration fee due at the door

Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 936-827-7973

Please help us spread the word!

Click here to download the event poster PDF to print & put up in your area.
Click here to download a Facebook-friendly graphic to share with your friends online. (Be sure to include our website when you post)

* This program is suitable for Texas Master Naturalist Advanced Training Credit

Prairie Month 2015

Join us for a special month of prairie activities this fall!

This month of activities is thanks to a collaboration of 10 groups involved in this effort. We have a great line-up of activities this year, including public planting at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Sheldon Lake SP and Environmental Learning Center, and on the Katy Prairie. We are also hosting a great 3-day prairie conference in November (see above). We would truly appreciate anything that you can do to help us spread the word about Prairie Month and the Southern Plains & Prairies Conference in Houston.
Click HERE to download the flier to post at your local library, schools, and businesses.

Balcones Chapter Fall Meeting Reminder

Fall Meeting Reminder

Balcones Chapter, Native Prairies Association of Texas

Monday, September 14, 4:30 p.m.

Regents School - 3230 Travis Country Circle, Austin, TX 78735

DIRECTIONS: 1st Floor Conference Room, School of Rhetoric Building. The School of Rhetoric building is the tallest building on campus, and the farthest from the parking lot. Walk between the two front buildings, and continue as the plaza narrows to a sidewalk. You will see a 3 story building on the left. The receptionist will direct you to the 1st floor conference room.


Monarch Appreciation Day

When: Sat., Sept. 12 from 10 am -  4 pm

Where: Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, 78746

Join the Zilker Botanical Garden for a family-friendly, educational, and fun-filled event to celebrate Monarch Butterflies and other pollinators.

The day’s events include a pollinator plant sale, craft projects for the kids, a silent auction, Monarch tagging and release and information tables in the Oak Grove.

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