Seed Swap at SCFP

Spring Creek Forest Preserve 1770 Holford Rd, Garland, Texas, United States

In celebration of Earth Day, the Blackland Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas is holding a seed swap at Spring Creek Forest Preserve in Garland, Texas from 10 am to noon. Bring your favorite gardening tools, and share tips and tricks for hard-to-germinate plants. Our president, Canaan Sutton, Read more…

The New Tiger Prairie at Katy High School

Join in as Dr. Rhonda Burrough of Katy High School and six of her students present their work on the Tiger Prairie at KHS. In the spring of 2021, the Tiger Prairie moved from a one-acre to a two-acre site on the campus. As it enters its second year of cover 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…

Native Plants and Prairies Day

White Rock Lake Bath House Cultural Center 521 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas, Texas, United States

Native Plants and Prairies Day is a fun family educational event for the public about the value of native plants and prairies and the wildlife that depends on them. Display booths, plant sales, guest speakers, and guided hikes are included. The day is organized by the North Texas Master Naturalists Read more…

People for Prairies 2023

Cherie Flores Pavilion at Hermann Park 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston, Texas, United States

You are invited to an evening of great food, drink, music, AND conversation. Representatives of teachers, parents, school administrators, and community leaders will explore how to improve experiences with and appreciation of nature for urban youth in the Houston metro area. The evening will also raise important funds for NPAT’s Read more…

Dowell Ranch Volunteer Day

Dowell Ranch Preserve 301 West FM 1626, Manchaca, Texas, United States

Join us for volunteer projects on NPAT's Dowell Ranch Preserve. We will be working on various restoration projects for prairies, woodlands and wetlands. We will be conducting wildlife and plant surveys during the year as well. Work and learn! For more information and to RSVP, contact Kirsti Harms.

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…

Restoring Biodiversity in the Fifth Ward

The Fifth Ward is a diverse community, historically African American and Latino, located just northeast of downtown houston. The community came together under the leadership of Erica Hubbard and Morton Sager, who founded the Progressive Fifth Ward Community Association. With volunteers and grants, the community turned an eyesore into an Read more…