NPAT Events

Prairie Events of our parent organization – NPAT (http://TexasPrairie.org), many of which may not be in Greater Houston

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Want to learn more about Monarchs, pollinators and how to help create or preserve their habitat?
 Join us for this one day work shop in Sugar Land. We’ve got a great line up of speakers and topics. Presented by Native Prairies Association of Texas and Monarch Gateway

This workshop qualifies for Texas Master Naturalist Advanced training hours

When: Saturday, February 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Anson Aviation
12890-A Highway 6 South, Sugar Land, 77498
To RSVP and register: click here
or call Pat Merkord at 936-827-7973
Check or cash accepted at the door
Fee: $25 (includes lunch)

TOPICS INCLUDE:

Conservation Easements: What this tool is, and how it can preserve pollinator habitat
Citizen Science Opportunities: iNaturalist & the Prairie Power Series with NPAT and CPP
Creating Habitat for Pollinators: Growing in urban areas and application to Cullinan Park
Monarch Gateway Program: How to create monarch habitat
* Milkweed and Monarchs: The best milkweeds to grow in your area and how to protect monarchs from predators and disease
* Afternoon trip to Cullinan Park

SPEAKERS:
Pat Merkord, Executive Director of Native Prairies Association of Texas
Barbara Willy, Director of Monarch Gateway
Dr. Cassidy Johnson, President of Coastal Prairie Partnerships
Matt Singer, Land Stewardship Manager & Biologist at Galveston Bay Foundation
Diana Foss, Urban Wildlife Biologist at Texas Parks and Wildlife

STAY TUNED! We’ve got more monthly Monarch Workshops planned throughout the state. San Antonio is scheduled for March. Check the 2016 Prairie Power Series page for information on a March 6 Native Prairie Plant and Milkweed Propagation Workshop

 Upcoming NPAT Field Trips

For NPAT events & field trips, go to http://texasprairie.org/index.php/news_and_events/ 

Since 2014 saw the formation of NPAT Chapters in Fort Worth, Dallas, CenTex (central Texas, Georgetown, TX) and South Austin, there will be many NPAT events throughout the state. Check the individual chapters for their events.

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