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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

November 3 thru 10, 2018 - Houston Area

Monarchs are a key prairie species and rely on pollinator plants.
Photo by Chuck Duplant


Greater Houston-Galveston groups showcase prairies and pollinators: HNPAT’s, The Nature Conservancy’s, and Coastal Prairie Partners’ annual fall event.
SATURDAY, November 3
- Seaborne Creek Nature Fest in Rosenberg, TX Master Naturalist/Coastal Prairie Chapter: Join the TMN - Coastal Prairie Chapter for an exciting day of activities, speakers, wagon rides, and hikes celebrating our native prairies. Click here for more information
- Rice University Planting event @ Rice University: Join Rice University to help restore an on campus pocket prairie. 
- First Saturday Van Tour of Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge: 1st Saturday each month: guided van tour of the refuge takes visitors on a 2-hour trip through the prairie. Join refuge volunteers and staff to learn about native coastal prairie, the history of the refuge, the biology of the Attwater’s prairie-chicken, and what’s being done to save it from extinction. 
- Robert C. Stuart Park Prairie Planting: Join Houston Parks & Rec. Dept. for a prairie planting in a city park!  Contact Kelli Ondracek to register: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)Click here for more information.
SATURDAY, November 10
- Putting Down Roots 2018 on the Katy Prairie: Help the Katy Prairie Conservancy Put Down Roots during KPC’s largest restoration effort yet! Volunteers will work together to transplant native prairie plants in order to restore 55 acres of newly reconstructed prairie habitat. Lunch, snacks, and door prizes will be provided, but feel free to bring your own food if you have dietary restrictions. 
- Native Prairie Plant-A-Thon @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center: Spend the morning getting your hands dirty by planting native grasses and wildflowers. Volunteer to be a part of our ongoing project to restore over 400 acres of beautiful native prairie habitat! This is a great event for all age groups, interests, and abilities.
- 2nd Saturday Bird Hike @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center: Work on your bird watching skills while helping the Arboretum monitor bird populations on a fun, relaxed morning walk. Join us on the 2nd Saturday each month at the front door of the building for a 2-hour bird walk led by Kelsey Low, resident bird enthusiast. We welcome all levels of bird watching skill and all ages (as long as you’re quiet) – but no dogs, please! If you have binoculars of your own, please bring them. We do have some binoculars available to borrow. 

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