Join us from 6:30-8:00pm, Georgetown Public Library, Classroom • NPAT Executive Director, Pat Merkord, will preside over the NPAT…Read more of this >>
Blackland Prairie Park Field Trip Saturday from 9:00am to Noon• Jeff Quayle, of Fort Worth NPAT…Read more of this >>
Chisholm Trail Park- Spring Festival Chisholm Trail Community Center, Saturday from 11a.m. - 3p.m. • We are very proud…Read more of this >>
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.