Blackland Prairie Chapter

Welcome to the Blackland Prairie Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas! We’re glad you’re here. We’d love to see you at one of our events — check our calendar for the latest info.

This chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas represents 13 North Central Texas counties: Dallas, Collin, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Navarro, Rains, Rockwall, and Van Zandt. (see map).

The Blackland chapter formed in July 2014. Many of its members were galvanized by the discovery of original blackland prairie parcels at White Rock Lake in Dallas. The chapter has since been a leading voice to identify, preserve, and promote prairies in Dallas County and beyond. Read more about the Blackland Prairie.


Blackland Chapter Prairie Journal

News, events, and more.

Financial Incentives for Protecting Private Property in Texas
Friday, April 17 Three Oaks Community Center 158 CR 210 Floresville, TX 78114 PROGRAM 9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome Bryan ...
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View Wildflowers on Blackland Prairies in Sam Houston National Forest
On Saturday, May 16, 2015, the Houston Sierra Club and the Houston Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas ...
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Field Trip for Volunteers To Maddin Prairie Preserve
Field Trip for Volunteers To Maddin Prairie Preserve Mitchell County, Texas near Colorado City Saturday & Sunday May 16 & ...
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Mary Talbot Prairie Field Trip
Visit Rare Native Prairie - Mary Talbot Prairie Bowie County, New Boston Saturday, June 6, 8:00 – 12:00 AM Join ...
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Spring 2015 Prairie Tours
There are a few prairie tours this spring that you should know about. On April 18th & 19th tours will ...
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Spring Events
Workshop Status Thank you for all the RSVPs.  We have determined we have enough to hold the workshop.  If you ...
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The Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is a non-profit membership organization and land trust dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands.  NPAT protects over 4,031 acres of native Texas Prairie, including over 1,340 acres of endangered/threatened tallgrass prairie. NPAT is a 501(c)(3) organization, and your membership and contributions are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.