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Texas Bluegrass (Poa arachnifera) is a rhizomatous, cool season grass with fluffy pink to purple seed heads, and in separate male and female plants.
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Check out this colorful article featured in the Green Source DFW Newsletter written by our very own Amy Martin of the the Dallas area Blackland Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas.
If you live in Austin or surrounding areas, be sure to check out this 3D documentary on the amazing migration of the monarch butterfly at the Bob Bullock Museum.
Now playing through October 31st in Austin, Texas. Be sure to visit their website for details and showtimes.
July 17-20, 2016
Illinois State University, Normal Illinois
Prairie professionals from around the nation will converge for sessions covering landscape scale restoration, the status of grassland birds, and much more!
A great line up of speakers is already confirmed, and there will also be more than 70 oral papers on many aspects of prairie ecology, restoration, management and innovative ideas for working lands.
This conference will honor Pete Schramm, the individual responsible for organizing the very first North American Prairie Conference hosted at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois in 1968.
FIELD TRIPS to large scale high diversity restorations include:
• Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie (19,000-acres & Bison)
• Nachusa Grassland (3,000-acres & Bison)
• Efroymson Restoration at Kankakee Sands (7,000-acres)
• ...and a diversity of other locations throughout the region
Registration will be available February 1 (Early registration deadline May 1)
Visit the Conference Website for more information and to register starting in February.