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Wild About Houston Short Film Screening Wednesday, 6:30 pm - HNPAT Monthly Meeting Co-presenters for this event are: Houston - NPAT,…

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Conservation Easement Workshop FRIDAY, 2pm to 5pm Co-Hosts: Cibolo Conservancy and the Hill Country Alliance Hill Country…

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Saturday, beginning at 7:30 am! Deer Park Prairie - Monthly Bird Survey Come join Damien Carey for the survey and learn about the…

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A Measure of Ecological Resilience in a Restored (Reconstructed) Prairie

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

Check out this article from Chris Helzer, a program director for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska, detailing his monitoring activities on a reconstructed prairie south of Wood River, Nebraska.

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Honey Mesquite Jelly

Monday, Oct 03, 2011

Don Young writes:

Speaking of Honey Mesquite, George Cates of, Native American Seed, who lives out in Junction, Texas, where Mesquite trees are aplenty sent me this snappy little two-minute video on making jelly out of the beans. You can’t get more “Texas” than this. Check it out here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-dl2u-IJvQ

NEW VIDEO ABOUT PIMPLE MOUNDS

Thursday, Jul 14, 2011

Jaime Gonzales writes:

CPP has just released a new video on those curious geological features known as pimple mounds. Bill Carr, TNC Botanist, explains the formation and function of these coastal prairie geological wonders.

Pimple mounds with Bill Carr, The Nature Conservancy, Texas Botanist from Coastal Prairie Partnership on Vimeo.

Nash Prairie Preserve Video

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

Jaime Gonzalez writes:

Nature Conservancy of Texas has produced a touching new video featuring Peter and Susan Conaty about the pristine and beloved Nash Prairie near W. Columbia, TX. The video was shot during a prairie blessing marking the symbolic transfer of Nash from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and TNC Texas.

Stripping erosion control to its bare essentials

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

The Twin Cities Daily Planet recently ran an article by Brian Devore entitled “Stripping erosion control to its bare essentials”.  The article details a program coordinated by Iowa State University’s Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture where farmers are encouraged to integrate strips of prairie grasses and forbs into row crops to help prevent erosion and increase natural habitat for birds and pollinators.  Check out the article HERE!

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