Winter Calendar

December

Tuesday, December 10th, 6:30pm

Christopher Roos, SMU Archaeologist

Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bisons

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young.

 

January 2020

Tuesday, January 7th, 6:30

Erin Hatchett, Certified Wildlife Biologist, New NPAT Board Member 

Grassland Birds & Wind Energy

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young.

 

February 2020

Tuesday, February 11th, 6:30

Barney Lipscomb, BRIT, Ft. Worth

A Botanical Waltz Across Texas

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young.

More Prairie Time


In  Coordination  With

MATT WHITE

Texas’   Prairie   Maverick

Educator, Author of Prairie Time and Historian

https://moreprairietime.wordpress.com/


Matt White, author of Prairie Time has a new blog:

More Prairie Time!

The blog is the result of an around-the-table lunch conversation with Matt, his wife Kristen, attending members of our Blackland Chapter and Leigh Ann during the early June prairie conference in Houston.

It is an exciting new opportunity for Matt and his family as he shares his knowledge and love of prairies!
Our chapter is very excited on what the future holds for Matt.

Please visit and sign-up to follow his new postings.

Fall Calendar

September 

Tuesday, September 10th, 6:30pm

Roger Sanderson, Chapter VP

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young.

More details forthcoming.

 

Saturday, September 21st 

Leo Ranch, Southwestern Cooke County

(northwest of Sanger Texas) NPAT Members Meeting

Leo Ranch is owned by Dixon Water Foundation.  

More details forthcoming.

 

Saturday, September 28th

Work Day Maddin Prairie, Colorado City, Texas

We will discuss  this field trip more on September 10th.

We stay at La Quinta in Colorado City and always have such a memorable and exciting time!!!


October 

Saturday, October 12th

Ft. Worth NPAT Field trip

Skip Barnett’s Prairie, north of Ft. Worth      

More details forthcoming.

 

Friday, October 18th-Sunday, October 20th,

Texas Master Naturalist Annual Meeting

Rockwall, Texas


November 

Tuesday, November 5th, 6:30pm,

Photographer Sean Fitzgerald

Prairie Photography And More

Sean grew up on the North Dakota prairies and is one of Texas’ premier photographers of wild flowers and prairies. 

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young


December

Tuesday, December 10th, 6:30pm   

Christopher Roos, SMU Archaeologist   

Native Hunters, Prairies, and Bisons

In the Flag Pole Room, in the Point Activity Center, CC Young

What an exciting meeting to end 2019!!!

 

Also, we will have work mornings at Boy Scout Hill, White Rock in the Fall!

Prairie Field Trip

Kelly Crawford’s Prairie Field Trip
Saturday, May 4th
10:00am
14750 Kelly Rd

Forney, TX 75126

Check out our facebook page too!

Directions:
From Dallas take 635 to I20 to FM 740 (Forney)
go south (right) on FM 740 to FM 2757 (immediately past service road)
take a left on 2757
then go to Kelly Rd, which will be the first road on the right (about 1.6 miles down on FM 2757).
On Kelly rd, Go 6/10. of mile (((((measure 6/10 or you will miss it)))))
and take a left on a no name road.
There will be a land for sale sign, and then a no trespassing sign.
This road goes straight into my gates in the right.
Google will NOT find me!
It sends you to my uncle’s Farm. If you see silos you have gone too far. 
It will get you to Kelly Rd.
Remember to go 6/10 of a mile on Kelly and my private road will be in the left.

Joint Meeting on Bees with The Trinity Valley Beekeepers

Our chapter recognizes North Texas Master Naturalist Jim Folger following a joint meeting with the Trinity Valley Beekeepers on bees and native prairie plants.

Tuesday, April 9th
6:30pm, This month’s joint meeting will be in the big room as you walk into the Point on the left, CC Young. 4847 West Lawther, Dallas, Texas 75214

March Meeting with David Hurt

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David Hurt at the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

We are pleased to announce guest speaker
David Hurt, Owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, the oldest wild bird specialty shop in Texas, on Lovers Lane for 26 years.

He is also the founder of Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center.
Join us as he leads us on a spirited discussion of wild birds of the prairies!

Tuesday, March 5th

6:30pm, In the Flag Pole Room in the Point, CC Young
4847 West Lawther, Dallas, Texas 75214