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Spring Wildflower Day at Deer Park Prairie

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Wildlife of Maddin Prairie after 20 Years Restoration

by Pat Merkord, President of NPAT Board
Wednesday, April 24, 2019; 6:30 p.m. social / 7:00 p.m. program starts
Red Cross Building, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098

.Pat Merkord, current President of the Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) board and retired Executive Director of NPAT, will talk about the Wildlife at NPAT’s largest (1114 acres) prairie in Mitchell County near Colorado City.

Maddin Prairie Preserve features remnant and restored mixed-grass prairie, mesquite savanna, and riparian areas. A tributary of Champion Creek passes through the property…Maddin Prairie Preserve also provides habitat for the Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum), a threatened species in Texas, and Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus). A Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) reintroduction began in 2006. and features a diverse riparian area.” Photo from https://texasprairie.org/maddin-prairie/

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Spring Wildflower Day at Deer Park Prairie

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Registration required, if you are planning to enjoy the complementary lunch with us. (Note: Prairie Open to Bird Survey Participants at 7:30 a.m.)

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The Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is a non-profit land trust dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands in Texas. In the Houston area, HNPAT is responsible for the management, conservation and educational uses of the Lawther – Deer Park Prairie Preserve in Deer Park, Texas.  All are invited to join our activities, including monthly programs on the 4th Wednesday evening of every month.

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