Summer of Interns

Register for their Zoom presentation. Monday, September 11, 2023 at 7pm The City of Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department teamed up with the Open Space Conservation Program to write a grant for restoration work at Tandy Hills Natural Area, Stratford Park and Broadcast Hill Open Space. The grant, funded Read more…

Register for Wild DFW Walk & Talk with Author Amy Martin

Register Here Accompany Amy “Moonlady” Martin on a Walk and Talk tour of a Benbrook Lake natural area in celebration of the release of her new book:  Wild DFW:  A Deep Dive into North Texas Ecotone & its Natural Wonder.  Book sales and signing following the Walk & Talk at the Benbrook Read more…

Camp Leroy Shuman BioBlitz

Register Here 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 Read more…

North Texas Giving Day 2023

September 21, 2023 is North Texas Giving Day. This year, we are again focusing on raising funds to support our new program and position: North Texas Outreach & Stewardship Program and the Director position. After a successful development campaign in 2020 to fund the introduction of our new North Texas Outreach Read more…

BioBlitz at Rock Creek Ranch Park in Fort Worth

Rock Creek Ranch Park is a new 300 acre City of Fort Worth park that is not yet open to the public. Jeff Quayle, a field trip leader for the Fort Worth chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas will lead a bioblitz to help the Park & Recreation Department Read more…

Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve Hike with Jim Frisinger

Hike through Eastern Cross Timbers woodlands, pocket prairies & discover aquatic species in the woodland pond. This 59-acre preserve is in the heart of Arlington, but you may forget that when you hike further into this remnant Eastern Cross Timbers preserve. REGISTER HERE Photo by Debra Powell.

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