Tag Archives: Native Plants and Prairies Day

Native Plants and Prairies Day is May 4, 2024

Step into the vibrant world of our North Texas Blackland Prairies, Saturday, May 4th, from 10am – 3pm at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake in Dallas. Enjoy a fun, free event for families created to celebrate the beauty and splendor of our Blackland Prairies here in North Texas. We’ll have great speakers, tours, and exhibitors. And many plants you see on the prairie will be available for sale so you can make your own home grown pocket prairie.

Native Plants and Prairies Day shines a spotlight on the critical role played by our North Texas prairies as essential habitats for a diverse array of wildlife, including insects, birds, and mammals. This unique ecosystem, characteristic of our ecoregion in Texas, spans from the Red River to the Gulf Coast. However, development has taken its toll, with much of the Blackland Prairie disappearing. Shockingly, the World Wildlife Fund reports that less than 1% of the original Blackland Prairie vegetation remains intact. Read More →

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 →

The Dragonflyer, June 2022, Volume 89

A Message from our President In this quarter’s message, Scott shares his detailed notes on the most recent TMN Tuesday presentation about the important Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) and recognizes the class of 2022 along with the return of Native Plants and Prairies Day. Learn more about RAWA and other wildlife advocacy here. Reminder: NTMN Summer Social is July 6th from 5:00-8:00 pm at Texas Discovery Gardens and will replace our July Chapter Meeting. Native Plants and Prairies Day NTMN and the Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Prairie Chapter collaborated on the triumphant return of… Read More →