Blackland Chapter Holiday Season Shindig

with Milo’s Christmas Tamale Celebration

Tuesday, December 13th

Milo Butterfingers
5645 SMU Blvd. at Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
Parking behind Milo’s and on SMU Blvd.


xmastamale2$5.00 requested donation at the door includes tamales and benefits Jesuits Scholarships

Thanks to Milo’s manager Tom Willard, one of our members, who has graciously opened his doors to us!

Workshop and Work Day: How to Collect Native Prairie Seeds

Workshop: How to Collect Native Prairie Seeds

by Randy Johnson, horticulture manager, Dallas Zoo & owner, Randy’s Organics (native plant nursery)

Saturday, November 19th

9 to 11 am – Boy Scout Hill

southwest corner of Mockingbird and Buckner

randy-johnsonWe will learn how to select the best seeds and which plants to focus on from Randy. Then we’ll collect on the Blackland NPAT work site on Boy Scout Hill at White Rock Lake. All seeds collected will be returned to City of Dallas Parks and Recreation for restoring other prairie sites around White Rock Lake.

Meet up at the small parking area and picnic structure at Boy Scout Hill. Easiest access is to take the turnoff for East Lawther off eastbound Mockingbird. From westbound, exit for East Lawther, take a left and then your first left at the stop sign

“The State of Quail” at chapter meeting in Fort Worth 11/12

November NPAT meeting of combined Fort Worth and Blackland chapters

November 12 Monday

6:30 pm – social & networking
7pm – announcements & presentation

Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA
512 Lamar St. at 5th, Fort Worth, TX 76102
~ lot between 4th and 5th Ave. adjacent to YMCA
~ lot between 3rd and 4th St. across from YMCA
Look for YMCA signs; free with front desk validation

Contact Leigh Ann about carpooling from Dallas

tpwd-logo-largeJason Hardin, Upland Game Bird Specialist for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will present “The State of Quail” covering the history and management of bobwhite quail in Texas. Learn how prairie preservation is essential for bobwhite quail to make a comeback, and how TPWD and partners are addressing the issue.

Jason Hardin – Upland Game Bird Specialist with TPWD:

  • Former Quail and Grassland Birds Program coordinator with Audubon Texas
  • Former Research Associate with Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • M.S. in Range and Wildlife Management – Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • B.S. in Forest Wildlife Management – Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Landowner in Leon County, Texas
  • Husband and Father of two

For More Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, 214.321.7159