Category Archives: Prairie Restoration

McKinney Erwin Park Prairie Restoration

by Gwen A. Baumann High in a blackland prairie that twists like a tornado from the Red River to the Hill Country sits a little anomaly. It’s the soil found at Erwin Park in north Collin County: ¬†Austin silty clay, according to Dave Powell, and that’s a bit of a mystery. Powell, state program representative for the BPTMN chapter, is also ramrod of the fledgling prairie restoration project at the county park that lies about four miles west of US 75 and equidistance north of US 380. “This… Read More →