A new youtube video was recently posted by Texas Park & Wildlife Department about TPWD’s Plant Ecologist/Botanist, Jason Singhurst, who is also a Native Prairies Association of Texas Board member. The video was in honor of an award that Jason recently received.
See Jason at Deer Park Prairie and Memorial Park Prairie in Houston and watch NPAT member Katy Emde talk about what a pleasure it is to accompany Jason on one of this botanizing field trips.
Video: Jason Singhurst using a field press to preserve herbarium specimen of plants of Deer Park Prairie last October. This video is at http://youtu.be/4zLjE-wOsa0 (The explanation of what he is doing starts at ~1:30 minutes.) .
Thursday, June 26: “Flora of the Famous Cajun Prairie in Deer Park, Texas” by Jason Singhurst, author and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Botanist. Jason has done extensive studies on the plants at Deer Park Prairie. Come early at 6:30 p.m. and bring your unknown native plants to be identified by a botanist extraordinaire.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Refreshments & Plant ID by Botanist Jason Singhurst; 7:00 p.m.Meeting begins
Location: 3015 Richmond Ave., 77098, 1st Floor Conference room, Parking lot entrance on Eastside St.
Saturday, June 28: Wildflower & Native Grass Field Trip to Deer Park Prairie. 9:00 a.m. Email HNPAT@TexasPrairie.org (or reply) to RSVP and get driving and parking instructions. This trip may be lead by newly trained Meadowlarks.
Upcoming Meeting: Thursday, July 24 meeting: “Night Flight: Prairie Moths & Other Night Insects” by Katy Emde followed by night time field trip to Deer Park Prairie to view the nocturnal insects. This meeting and the corresponding night field trip to Deer Park Prairie has been posted at http://NationalMothWeek.org/.
Saturday, July 26, from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Nighttime field trip to the stunning Deer Park Prairie looking for nocturnal insects including native moths led by Katy Emde. Registration for field trip is required. Register now.
See more upcoming meetings at https://hnpat.wordpress.com/hnpat-activities/monthly-meetings/