People for Prairies

River Walk Hall 4400 River Walk Drive, Flower Mound, Texas, United States

A unique forum featuring five expert speakers from diverse fields to explore how nature and urban development can coexist in North Texas. The evening also benefits NPAT's North Texas Outreach and Stewardship Program, led by Dr. Carly Aulicky.

Teaching the Fort Worth Prairie – Teacher Workshop on 10/15/22 at Chisholm Trail Community Center in Fort Worth

Chisholm Trail Community Center 4936 McPherson Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Join fellow teachers as we explore the history and appreciation of our native habitat: PRAIRIES! Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 8:30am - 1pm. Register here. Teachers will discover new ways to engage their students by learning about and exploring the prairie landscape that is disappearing in our area with development. Read more…

Free

Fossil Hill Hike

REGISTER Fossil Hill Hike at Lake Amon Carter (south of Bowie) Fieldtrip, led by Jeff Quayle *Includes a stop afterwards nearby at the LBJ National Grasslands to see a very rare plant species for North Texas. We will hold you in suspense… *RSVP REQUIRED* There is a limit of 15 Read more…

Tandy Hills & Broadcast Hill Field Trip

REGISTERJoin FWNPAT and Friends of Tandy Hills co-founder and prairie steward Don Young April 16 for a guided field trip on Fort Worth's most successful urban prairie. Michelle Villafranca, with the City of Fort Worth will co-lead to discuss projects at Tandy Hills & introduce you to Broadcast Hill Open Read more…

Chalk Mountain Ranch Prairie Tour

REGISTER Explore a 341 acre Texas Land Conservancy conservation easement in the Lampasas Cut Plain of North Central Texas. Jeff Quayle of Native Prairies Association of Texas will lead this exploration in Somervell County. We’ll meet in Glen Rose & carpool to the ranch. En route, we will stop on Read more…

LBJ National Grasslands Prairie Tour

REGISTER We will explore examples of a Western Cross Timbers Post Oak/Blackjack woodland with scattered Fort Worth Prairie openings. The topography is mostly flat, with moderate sandy slopes leading out to the west from the woods. Here’s a small sample of the flora we may encounter: Texas Blue Star (Amsonia Read more…

The Flower Mound Prairie Tour

REGISTER We will explore this historic 12.5 acre prairie, the sole remnant on this untouched piece of the Long Prairie that sits between the two fingers of the Eastern Cross Timbers. Nineteenth century settlers named this landmark The Prairie Mound for the profusion of wildflowers that grow here. It was Read more…

BioBlitz iNaturalist survey of the old Camp Leroy Shuman

REGISTER Camp Leroy Shuman, a campground for boys and girls, opened in 1920 and was closed in 2009. The property is owned by the City of Fort Worth and is accessible through permission. It is one of the first scout camps in Fort Worth. Today, the flagpole and the remains Read more…

Hike at Barn Owl Ridge within LLELA

We invite you to a special hike with Director of LLELA, Richard Freiheit, and UNT Ecology instructor Dr. Jaime Baxter-Slye at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area on June 10th starting at 8am. Richard and Jaime are excited to provide a tour of the Barn Owl Ridge, an area within LLELA not normally Read more…