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REGISTRATION OPENS August 20, 2018! “2019 TLC CONFERENCE”  is scheduled for FEB. 27 thru MAR.1, 2019, in Austin.Call TLC @ 512.994.8582 for Sponsorship & Exhibitor…

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Fort Worth NPAT Chapter MeetupNEW LOCATION: SSCI Lecture Hall 1106, Fort Worth. Monday, 6:30pm – 8:00pm“NPAT Prairies & Conservation Easement Properties”, by Pat Merkord. Welcome…

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Cosponsored by NPAT: NATURE WALK AND WORK DAY at Indiangrass Prairie Preserve Saturday 7:30am -12 Noon (*) Our monthly access days offer a chance to…

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A Rare Tuft

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

via The National Parks Conservation Association:

A Rare Tuft: Can grass nerds save an extremely rare grass that lives high in the mountains of Big Bend National Park?

by Kate Siber

“The Guadalupe fescue is an unlikely celebrity in the plant world. A slim, knee-high bunchgrass with delicate pale yellow blooms, it looks like other grasses that grow in the high peaks of the Chihuahuan Desert. But though its appearance is unremarkable, the Guadalupe fescue is different. It is among the rarest plants in the world and a prized find for botanists. In the U.S., it sprouts in only one location: a cool forested enclave along the popular Boot Canyon Trail high in the Chisos Mountains of Texas’ Big Bend National Park.”

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Creating Or Recreating a Prairie by Charles Allen

Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

The BLOG of the Houston Chapter of NPAT has shared a most informative article, “Creating Or Recreating a Prairie”, written by Charles Allen, who is also active in the Cajun Prairie Society in Pitkin, Louisiana!  See photos and read Mr. Allen’s recommendations on how to build a prairie. 

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