Education Programs

An important part of our mission is educating people about the value of prairies. We do this through our chapters, workshops, presentations, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. Follow us and learn. We want everyone to love prairies as much as we do!

Student Prairie Programs

Student Prairie Programs offer interactive classroom and on-site learning in the Houston metro area at NPAT’s Lawther-Deer Park Prairie. This outdoor classroom gives us the opportunity to share the ecology of prairies, their relationship to flood mitigation and water quality; and the importance of preserving our native wildlife and pollinators.

Find out more about our Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Education Program.

Students on the porch at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie after a field trip.

Teaching the Teachers

Teaching the teachers at Kirchoff Prairie in San Antonio.

Teaching the teachers has an exponentially higher impact on student programs. We’ve taken our Prairie Teacher Workshop statewide. In 2022, seven teacher workshops were delivered to 104 teachers and educators. That knowledge could potentially reach well over 22,000 students!

Find out more about our Statewide Teacher Workshops.

If you would like to help make results like this possible by supporting our statewide prairie education programs, please click this button. Thank you!

Landowner Education

NPAT has workshops for landowners with information on establishing native grasses and restoration, forage sampling, determining production, seed sources and availability and more. Watch our events page for our next landowner workshop.

Grass forage workshop participants at Kirchoff Prairie
Grass forage workshop participants at Kirchoff Prairie.

Community Education

Fort Worth Chapter field trip to Fossil Hill.

We education the community through field trips, workshops and our Outreach Program. See our events calendar for more.

Header photograph by Sean Fitzgerald of backlit wildflowers at sunset, Blackland Prairie, Clymer Meadow Preserve, Texas Nature Conservancy, Greenville, Texas. USA. Located east of Dallas.