Heather Fell, 2021 “It is great to see the students get excited about the labs at the Heard and I can share some of the knowledge I have obtained through our BPTMN training classes and working with so many of our wonderful volunteers.”
Preservation of Remnant Smiley-Woodfin Prairie
Rick Travis, 2018 – The article tells the story of how the remnant Smiley-Woodfin Prairie will be preserved versus being eliminated by the construction of a solar power farm. The company, Orsted developing the solar farm and the Nature Conservancy recently reached an agreement that will preserve about 1000 acres of the prairie.
Wild Hyacinths (Camassia scilloides) of Frankford Prairie
Last of the Blackland, A Nature Conservancy video
Heard Sanctuary Fall/ Winter Volunteer existing projects
Tom Shackelford, 2018; President The Heard Sanctuary is seeking volunteers to assist in the restoration and preservation of multiple sanctuary projects at the Heard. This is an existing project that has been in place for some time and there is now a renewed effort to address opportunities. This is available to any interested individual and is a great way for interested Master Naturalists to earn volunteer hours. Specific projects follow below.
New plant at Wylie Prairie
Dave Powell, 2007 While I was gathering grass seed at Wylie on Thursday I came across a new plant for the area. Yes the grass seed is starting to get… Read More →
By Tom Shackelford, 2018 Visiting and working at the Clymer Meadow is a siren song for Master Naturalists in this area of Texas. Enjoy the beauty in the photos (Click… Read More →
Thousands of Trees and City Challenges, Oh My!
By: Deborah Canterbury Dave Powell is constantly widening our net of experience and consulting. 2021 will bring great chapter project opportunities and chances for others to learn from Dave’s city… Read More →
BPRC 2020 Prairie Restoration Projects
By: Lorelei Stierlin and Dick Zartler In 2020 the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center (BPRC) achieved major milestones in its Blackland Prairie restoration efforts. Thanks to increased participation by members of… Read More →
Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve Year in Review
By: Robert Mione, Meadow Master In January, we co-hosted, with LLELA, a Bobwhite (BW) quail restoration workshop. The workshop was attended by about 45 people, including various local municipalities, nature… Read More →