Fayette Prairie Chapter

Welcome to the Fayette Prairie Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas! We’re glad you’re here. We’d love to see you at one of our events — check our calendar for the latest info.

The Fayette Prairie region — click map to view larger.

The Fayette Prairie is a blackland prairie separated from the larger Blackland Prairie to the west by Post Oak Savanah.

As with other NPAT chapters, our goal is to develop a local program of education, field trips, outreach, and cooperative efforts in conservation and restoration.   


Fayette Prairie Journal

News, events and more.

Prairie and Woodland Restoration Clinic
October 29, 2021, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Weimar, TX Civic Center. Weimar is mid-way between Austin and Houston off ...
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Quebe Prairie field group
Quebe Prairie Field Trip
Under the expert guidance of Jason Singhurst, Tim Siegmund and Will Newman (all TPWD), a group of 31 of us ...
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Fayette Chapter eastern gamma harvest
Harvesting Local Ecotype Eastern Gamma Grass
Neal Cook, NPAT Fayette Prairie Chapter member, has been cultivating grasses from the Fayette Prairie for decades. Seeds and plants ...
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Presentations

A growing collection of chapter talks.

Ecological Resilience in Prairies
Ecological Resilience in Prairies
Ecological Resilience in Prairies, Chris Helzer (Nature Conservancy, Nebraska), September 16, 2021. Zoom meeting link. What defines ecological resilience in ...
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Grazing the Prairie
Dr. Megan Clayton, Texas A&M University, "Grazing the Prairie," July 21, 2021. We know that migrating bison herds and fires ...
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Characteristic Flora of the Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna
Jason Singhurst, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, "Characteristic Flora of the Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna," May 11, 2021 ...
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Grassland Restoration Incentive Program, Oak and Prairies Joint Venture
Grassland Restoration Incentive Program: Getting a GRIP on Grassland Conservation
Jim Giocomo, Coordinator of the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture, American Bird Conservancy, "Grassland Restoration Incentive Program: Getting a GRIP ...
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The Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is a non-profit membership organization and land trust dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands.  NPAT protects over 4,031 acres of native Texas Prairie, including over 1,340 acres of endangered/threatened tallgrass prairie. NPAT is a 501(c)(3) organization, and your membership and contributions are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.