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Native Plants and Prairies Day – May 6, 2023

Presented by the North Texas Master Naturalists, Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter, and the Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Prairie Chapter …………………………………………………… Join us Saturday, May 6th, from 10am – 3pm at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake for a fun, free event for families to celebrate our Blackland prairies here in North Texas. Throughout the day, we will have a range of speakers, exhibits, prairie tours, native plant sales, and activities for kids. Highlights include learning about the prairie flowers and… Read More →

September Monthly Meeting: Talking Dirt with Lorelei Stierlen

Register For the Zoom Meeting Talking Dirt with Lor Stierlen This class will introduce students to the history and fundamental principles of soil science (pedology). We then dive into the detail of the soils of the Blackland Prairie in detail. There is an outdoor lab which takes approximately 30 minutes. Students will be expected to make field observations, test pH and perform texturing of the soil to determine what the soil type is. This presentation includes a hands-on soil lab including pre-meeting homework and a soil survey. Please… Read More →

June Chapter Meeting: Texas Blackland Prairie: Past, Present, Future with Brandon Belcher

Wednesday, June 2nd at 7 pm Register For the Zoom Meeting Brandon Belcher, North Texas Preserves ManagerThe Nature Conservancy Brandon Belcher will be speaking on the natural history of the Blackland Prairie ecoregion, including conservation efforts protecting some of the last remaining areas of virgin prairie. The program will focus on the survival adaptations that have allowed for prairies to remain functional for millennia, some of the expected risk we face with a changing climate, and how we can each help sustain prairie space in a region with… Read More →