Prairie Seekers at Thomsen Foundation – Saturday, November 11 from 9am – 3pm

Register Now $30.00 Our next Prairie Seekers adventure will take place in southern Montague County, near the LBJ National Grasslands at the Thomsen Foundation, LLC. Our special guide will be Dr. Lisa Bellows, Foundation Director and retired Chair of the Science Division at North Central Texas College in Gainesville. From their website: “Thomsen Read more…

Update on Fort Worth City Parks & Open Spaces

The City of Fort Worth has established an Open Space Conservation Program to help identify & protect the city’s most important natural areas for current residents & future generations. Combining GIS-based computer mapping & modeling with public input, the natural areas prioritization process is data-driven & community-informed. Results will help Read more…

Fort Worth NPAT Member Only Holiday Gathering at Marker Cellars

Sunday, December 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.Register Here As thanks for your support, Fort Worth NPAT Members are invited to a Holiday Prairie Hike and Wine Tasting at Marker Cellars near Alvord, TX.  Following a hike to an old cemetery on the LBJ Grasslands, the Vine Keeper himself, Mark Rogers, will lead us through a Read more…

FW-NPAT: A Year in Review

by Michelle VillafrancaJanuary 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pmZoom presentationJoin us for the first Zoom presentation of 2024 as Michelle Villafranca walks us through Fort Worth NPAT’s prairie adventures of 2023. Join Zoom RSVP for Zoom Meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpdu2rpjosEtCAnxrgu9SPO4l8mU4XzfZw

Private Guided Tour: “Trespassers – James Prosek and the Texas Prairie”

Free, but we appreciate donations to help NPAT achieve our prairie conservation and education mission. Register: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/npatfortworthchapter/1082857 Connecticut artist, writer and naturalist James Prosek’s interest in prairies led him to the Texas Hill Country, LBJ National Grasslands and Clymer Meadow in search of understanding. His visit inspired 20+ new works in various Read more…

Fort Richardson State Park Hike

RSVP here. Botanist extraordinaire Jeff Quayle will lead a hike at historic Fort Richardson State Park in Jacksboro. The park is in Western Cross Timbers Fringe where it transitions to the Rolling Plains. Explore the Texas frontier where soldiers at Fort Richardson protected settlers along the Texas frontier. https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/fort-richardson Please Read more…

Full Moon on the Prairie

Join JoAnn and Amy of NPAT for an informational and inspirational time learning about the moon and celebrating the TANDY HILLS PRAIRIE!JoAnn Collins was lucky to win an interpretive Women's Moon Experience by the author of Wild DFW:, Amy Martin, from the Native Prairies Association of Texas auction recently. We're inviting WOMEN and Read more…

Prairie Bioblitz: Sid Richardson Tract / Benbrook Lake

Led by Josh Quiring (USACE) Old Granbury RdCrowley TX 76036 United StatesRegister Here:  Benbrook Bioblitz GET DIRECTIONS Join us for a joint USACE (US Army Corp of Engineers) / FW NPAT bioblitz to document the biodiversity in this remnant prairie.  Josh will provide an orientation on iNaturalist for those who might need it.  The goal Read more…

Marion Sansom Park Hike

Marion Sansom Park  2501 Roberts Cut Off Road  Fort Worth, TX 76114 Register Here. When registering, please consider donating to NPAT. Your donation will help NPAT conserve, restore, & manage prairies while educating the public about the important role of prairies. Join Jeff to explore this park with some remnant Read more…

Lake Mineral Wells State Park

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk Lake Mineral Wells State Park100 Park Road 71Mineral Wells, TX 76067*Must pay entrance to the state park; Please RSVP here.When registering, please consider donating to NPAT. Your donation will help NPAT conserve, restore, & manage prairies while educating the public about the important role of prairies. Read more…