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…

Explore the Dark: Mothing

Saturday, August 12 at 8pmBroadcast Hill Open SpaceMothing with Texas Park & Wildlife Department’s Urban Biologist – Sam Kieschnick This event is co-hosted by Fort Worth chapter of NPAT and Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area. Come and learn all about moths! Although they may not be as famous as Read more…