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.   

Smaller Acreage Restoration Program

The Fayette Prairie Chapter has developed SARP, a grant program designed to help our members with prairie restoration projects. The goal of this grant is to cover 50% of the upfront costs of herbicide and native grass and flowering plant seeds for restoration on projects smaller than 25 acres. We will also help landowners with equipment and chapter workdays, offer education and information resources for prairie maintenance throughout the restoration period. Find out more.

Fayette Prairie Journal

News, events and more.

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A growing collection of chapter talks.

Small-scale Restoration Principles for Working Landowners
Small-scale Restoration Principles for Working Landowners, Doug Jobes (Texas A&M University-Kingsville), February 17, 2022. Prairie restorations come in all sizes, ...
Soil Carbon in Natural and Restored Lands, Elizabeth Bach
Soil Carbon in Natural and Restored Lands
Soil Carbon in Natural and Restored Lands, Elizabeth Bach (Nature Conservancy, Illinois), November 11, 2021. Dr. Elizabeth Bach is a ...
Ecological Resilience in Prairies
Ecological Resilience in Prairies
Ecological Resilience in Prairies, Chris Helzer (Nature Conservancy, Nebraska), September 16, 2021. What defines ecological resilience in prairies? Whether working ...
Grazing the Prairie
Dr. Megan Clayton, Texas A&M University, "Grazing the Prairie," July 21, 2021. We know that migrating bison herds and fires ...

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.