Upcoming Prairie Events

Check out all the upcoming prairie events
and SAVE THE DATES!

Scroll down for flyers for several of the events listed.

  • 2nd Wednesdays, June – December. HNPAT & Katy Prairie Conservancy sponsor seed collecting mornings at Deer Park Prairie, 1222 E. Purdue Ln, Deer Park, TX. RSVP is required to LShen@katyprairie.org
  • Wednesday, June 20 – Pollinator Workshop at Deer Park Prairie, 6PM – 8PM. An NPAT event. Registration required. Flyer below.
  • Saturday, June 23 – Invasive Plant Species ID and Treatment Workshop at Deer Park Prairie, 9AM – 1PM, taught by Glenn Merkord. Registration required – click here. A HNPAT & CPP event. Flyer below.
  • Saturday, June 30 – Houston Urban Conservation Summit, Sheldon Lake State Park, 9AM – 2PM with site tour option at 8AM. Registration required at this link. A HNPAT & CPP event. Flyer below.
  • Wednesday, July 18 – Prairie 101 Teacher Workshop, Deer Park Prairie, 9AM -3PM. Registration required. Flyer below
  • Tueday, July 24 – Prairie 201 Teacher Workshop (Teachers have attended 101 and have working pocket prairies on campus, with KPC), Deer Park Prairie, 9AM -3PM. Registration required. Flyer below.
  • Wednesday, July 25 & Saturday, July 28 – HNPAT celebrates National Moth Week with Moth Talk at 2700 Southwest Fwy on 7/25 & Moth Night at Deer Park Prairie on 7/28. See our blog here. Flyer below.

 

  • Annual Prairie Month Activities: end of September through mid-November
  • Saturday, September 29 – SAVE THE DATE – Fall Prairie Day at Deer Park Prairie.
  • Wednesday, October 17 – SAVE THE DATE – Houston GREEN Film Series @ Rice Media Center, 6:30PM – 9PM. In lieu of an October HNPAT meeting, HNPAT joins CPP and CEC to present this film event.
  • Wednesday, November 28 – SAVE THE DATE – Prairie Stampede at Houston Zoo. Annual awards presentation and gathering of the coastal prairie community. A HNPAT & CPP event.

 


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2017 Prairies & Pollinator Month Flyers & Agendas

Prairie Restoration Workshop Flyer & Agenda on Thursday, October 5 at Katy Prairie Conservancy Field Office – sign up now! Click picture below for printable form of flyer & agenda.

 

Join us for the many other Prairies & Pollinator Month activities listed at prairiepartner.org/prairiemonth/ or click this link for a 2-page printable list.

 

Later this month is Katy Prairie Conservancy’s Conservation Easement Workshop on Friday, October 20. Sign up now! Click picture below for printable form of flyer and agenda:

 

Not local, but a FREE Native Prairies of Texas event near San Antonio: Wildlife and Grasslands Restoration Workshop at the Kirchoff Family Farm Prairie Restoration area in Wilson County. Saturday, October 28. Sign up now!

 

Prairies, Birds, & Pollinators Workshop 2/25/17

This NPAT (Native Prairies Association of Tx) & EIH (Environmental Institute of Houston) workshop at UH Clear Lake Environmental Institute of Houston offers a day of indoor and outdoor learning on creating better habitats for birds, butterflies, and monarchs. Register by email to Reistle@uhcl.edu .

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3rd Annual Native Prairie Plant and Milkweed Propagation Workshop

This free workshop, sponsored by HNPAT & Coastal Prairie Partnership (CPP) and taught by HNPAT Plant Grower, Mark Morgenstern, and NPAT Board President, Barbara Willy, will be held on Sunday, March 12th at Brazos Bend State Park. Mark and Barbara will share their secrets for growing healthy and beautiful native prairie plants including native milkweeds. This class includes both indoor class time and outdoor tours to a BBSP pocket prairie, to Mark’s Morningstar Prairie Plants nursery and to the famous Nash Prairie! Thanks to BBSP, park entrance fees will be waived for workshop attendees. Registration is required. More information, flyer, and driving instructions at 2017-plant-propagation-flyer-v3.

Register Now!

Page 1 of flyer below. Page 2 contains driving instructions.

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Monarch Workshop in Sugar Land 2/20/16

Coming to Sugar Land NEXT Saturday, February 20, 2016:

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. Click photo for flyer in pdf.
This workshop qualifies for Texas Master Naturalist and Texas Master Gardener Advanced training hours

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