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When: August 11, 2014 6:30 to 8:00 PM Location: 8700…

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NPAT is holding three workdays at the Lawther - Deer Park Prairie Preserve!…

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What: Field Trip to Big Thicket Prairies When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 Where: Meet up for caravan/carpool at

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Prairie Facts

Today the tallgrass prairies of Texas are very rare. Less than 1% of the original 20 million acres of Texas’ beautiful tallgrass prairie remains and losses are still occurring to plowing, improper overgrazing, and development.

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More State of the Prairie 2014 Conference Photos

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

Check out Coastal Prairie Partnership’s website for VIDEOS and PHOTOS of the 2014 State of the Prairie Conference.

State of the Prairie 2014 Photos Part 2

Friday, Jun 06, 2014

Photos by Kirsti Harms.

Photos from the State of the Prairie Conference in Fort Worth, TX

Wednesday, Jun 04, 2014


Field trip participants in a pasture on the McFarland Ranch in Parker County, TX.


A lone mesquite in the pasture on the McFarland Ranch.


RJ Taylor, Conservation Director for Connemara Conservancy, talking about the previous uses of the land at the McFarland Ranch.


Indian Paintbrush


Indian Paintbrush


Indian Paintbrush


Antelopehorn Milkweed


Longhorn cattle on the Hillmont Ranch in Parker County, TX.


Standing Cypress


Field trip participants were able to roam an untouched portion of the Hillmont Ranch to learn about the Post Oak Savannah ecosystem found there.


Purple Coneflower


Quentin McGown, Tarrant County Judge and Fort Worth Historian, presented a short history of the importance of the prairie to the history of Fort Worth during the Thursday evening social mixer.


Matt White, author of Prairie Time, gave a presentation during the dinner on Friday evening.


Michelle Villafranca, Fort Worth Nature Center, presenting Dr. Tony Burgess with a lifetime achievement award named in his honor.


Two students from FWISD presented their a end-of-semester project on Saturday at the Botanic Gardens. Both students designed and modeled possible designs for an education center at the Fort Worth Prairie Park.

Recent Field Trips

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Coneflower and Monarch at San Houston National Forest

Eastern Gama Grass at Granger Lake Seed Bank

Granger Lake Replication Site

Photos From Maddin Prairie

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Assaisin Bug Bee

Horned Lizards at Maddin—rescued off the road and relocated to interior of the preserve

Scaled Quail

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