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April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
Native Prairie Restoration and Management Workshop
Native Prairie Restoration at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Presented by Gregory Mitchell, Natural Resource Program Manager, National Park Service.
Saving Land with Conservation Easements. Presented by Allison Elder, Director of Legal Services, San Antonio River Authority and Pat Merkord, Board President and Past Executive Director of Native Prairies Association of Texas.
Prescribed Burning on the San Antonio River Mission Reach. Presented by Justin Krobot, Mission Reach Superintendent, San Antonio River Authority.
History of Human Impacts on Grassland Habitats. Presented by Will Newman, Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, Pheasants Forever Inc. & Quail Forever.
Floresville and its surrounding area boasts amazing native prairielands that help contribute to healthy local ecosystems. Learn about local native prairielands, native prairie conservation efforts, and resource management at this free workshop. Registration is required. Free lunches are provided to registered participants, courtesy of the Wilson County Wildlife Management Association. Fourty seats are available at this event, so register now to reserve your spot!
Three-quarters of Texan land was once native grassland and savannah. Native prairie restoration efforts at Rancho de las Cabras, along the San Antonio River, and on various private properties help to restore the local ecosystem and bring native species back to the region.