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…

Blackland Chapter – General Meeting

Join our Blackland Prairie chapter at Wild Birds Unlimited. November 19 at 2pm, featuring speaker Julie Mattox! Register: HERE The Blackland Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas welcomes you to our November 2023 general hybrid meeting! **This reservation is for in-person attendees only** Relax indoors and meet other prairie Read more…

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center - 4501 Woodway Drive PRAIRIE STAMPEDE: Holiday Celebration & Awards Ceremony Join the prairie community to celebrate the great works of 2023 towardprairie restoration and preservation. Prairie Partners: Send images and/or aPowerPoint slide of you accomplishments to [email protected]. Covered dish: bring your favorite to share! 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…

Seed Sorting & Pizza Party

Join us for the Annual Seed Sorting and Pizza Party at the Red Cross Building, 2700 Southwest Freeway. Coastal Prairie Conservancy and Houston Native Prairie Association of Texas join together to host this special event. Roll up your sleeves and help sort the seeds from the chaff while you visit 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…