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A Paul Mathews Prairie Celebration, SATURDAY, 5:00pm-9:00pm.Join for a delightful evening at the historic“Landmark on Lee Street,”Register…

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NPAT’s HOUSTON CHAPTER Monthly Meeting - 4th Wednesday, Come at 6:30pm; the featured talk starts at 7:00pm. Amie Treuer-Kuehn of

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HNPAT’s “FALL PRAIRIE DAY”Saturday, 9:30 am –  2 pm at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie…

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Prairie Facts

Russell Grasslands and Forest Preserves

Location: San Jacinto County near Huntsville
Region: Pineywoods
Size: 831 acres
Ownership: Owned by George Russell with two conservation easements held by NPAT

Site Description

This property contains several ecotypes found throughout east Texas including pocket prairies and Catahoula barrens surrounded by pine, hardwood, and bottomland forest.  This lush forest and grassland region on the banks of Lake Livingston will not only be conserved in perpetuity itself but also connects several other conservation easements into a larger, contiguous conserved area.