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The American Prairie Conference occurs every other year. It hasn’t been held in Texas for 30 years!EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION PRICES - THROUGH APRIL 22 on…

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Prairie Facts

January 8, 2017 - Austin, TX

“Celebrating Wild Mueller” Second Audubon Bird Walk - Sunday from 9 - 11 a.m.

Sponsored by the Mueller P.O.A. Landscape Committee

FREE FAMILY EVENT - ONLINE SIGN UP FORM + MAP & DETAILS @Mueller POA Demonstration Garden (near Sahm and Tom Miller Streets at about the 2500 block of Tom Miller).

Once again, members of the Travis Audubon Society will bring spotting scopes and extra binoculars to share with anyone wanting to see the winter birds at Mueller.
• Learn about the birds’ habits and habitat.
• Identify them by their calls.
• All ages are welcome.
Kids had a great time last month; here’s Judith Bailey’s report from the December, 2016 bird walk:
“There were 19 adults and 4 very enthusiastic young boys who saw and heard 34 different species. 
We saw raptors, ducks and other water fowl, songbirds, and several large waders. 
Probably the best bird of the day was a male Belted Kingfisher.  Most got good scope views of the kingfisher, the Great Blue Heron and the Great Egret.” 
This free, public event is brought to you by the Mueller P.O.A. Landscape Committee.

January 9, 2017 - Fort Worth, TX

NPAT Fort Worth Chapter’s FIRST 2017 MEET-UP from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Barbara Willy is Director of Monarch Gateway; she is an NPAT volunteer and will serve as President of NPAT’s Board of Directors during 2017.  Please select this link for all the details and directions: Fort Worth Chapter of NPAT

It’s a Seed Cleaning Party!

2016 Prairie Stampede-Count-down!!

TONIGHT, Wednesday - December 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy this Holiday Celebration- Potluck Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

Please Register using this link (so we know you’re coming)!
(You can contribute refreshments, meat, side dish or salad dish, if you want and share a delicious meal. 
Everyone will want to participate in our ‘SILENT AUCTION’ benefitting HNPAT; among the carefully curated items are: private prairie tours, pollinator baskets, field guides and more!) 

We will meet at the beautiful Cherie Flores Pavilion in Hermann Park’s McGovern Centennial Gardens. Directions to 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004

Celebrate the collective 2016 prairie accomplishments alongside our cohosts:
• Coastal Prairie Partnership
• Katy Prairie Conservancy and
• Houston Native Prairies Association of Texas

(PRIOR TO THE EVENING CELEBRATION, you are welcome to visit HNPAT’s Lawther Deer Park Prairie Preserve for a tour between 1 & 3 pm at 1222 East Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536.)

Fort Worth NPAT’s - Hike at White Rock Lake

THIS SATURDAY, December 10, 10am - Noon - Prairie Walk
Hike at one of Dallas’ best known prairie sites!

Boy Scout Hill - White Rock Lake, 316 Lawther Drive, Dallas 75118
Please RSVP via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); she will lead the hike. The City of Dallas has been working with the Blackland Chapter of NPAT to restore the site.

Fort Worth Chapter’s Holiday Happening - Fiesta Fun

Monday, December 12, 2016 6:30pm - 9:00pm - NEW LOCATION!!
Our December Meet-up/Chapter Potluck is graciously being hosted by Debbie Powell.
Please bring a potluck item with a Mexican food theme!

4420 Mary’s Creek Drive, Benbrook, TX 76116

Deer Park Prairie

Tuesday, December 12, 9:00 am - December Prairie Seed Collecting!
Details are on this link to The Houston Chapter Native Prairies Association of Texas
(Meet at 9:00 am at: Shell station on NE corner of US 290 and Becker Rd.) map
Please RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your cell phone number.

Blackland Chapter Holiday Season Shindig

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:30 pm
Milo Butterfingers, 5645 SMU Blvd. at Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206.
Please see all the details on: The Blackland Chapter (BNPAT)
We thank you for supporting us throughout the year!

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