Coastal Prairie Texas Master Naturalists (CPTMN) are a group of trained volunteers who share our appreciation and knowledge of nature with the community through outreach, education and conservation/restoration projects.
The Coastal Prairie Chapter Programs are free and open to the public and are held at the Rosenberg Civic Center 3825 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a 30 minute social time and the hour long program begins at 7:00 p.m.
May 3rd, 2018 Program– Chapter Member Diane Russell will present a photo and video tour of her pilgrimage to the Michoacan region of Mexico to witness the Monarch butterflies that take a 3000 mile journey every fall to overwinter in oyomel fir trees found in the mountain range of Michoacan, Mexico. Come join us to get the latest update on the status of this increasingly endangered migration phenomenon. The program begins at 7pm, with a 30 minute social time at 6:30 PM. This program is at theRosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36 South, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (photo by Houston Museum of Natural Science)
Youth Fishing Tournament at Seabourne Creek Park April 28th Registration Form – download and print to complete
Seabourne Creek Nature Park
Click SEABOURNE CREEK NATURE PARK to learn about our signature project and see Dr. Taylor Sandlin’s beautiful photos
Come out for our Weekend Walk@Seabourne Creek Nature Park on the 4TH SATURDAY of the month from 9:30am to noon. Seabourne Brochure & QRcodes
BIRD HIKES Monthly Bird hikes offered at Seabourne Creek Nature Park start Wednesday, November 1st at 8am. For a full list of the birds seen at Seabourne go to Seabourne e-Bird Species List.
SEABOURNE NATURE FESTIVAL is our signature event, occurring every November on the 1st Saturday at the park.
Coastal Prairie Blog
This Information is from the Houston Arboretum https://houstonarboretum.org/2016/03/planting-for-pollinators/ Plant native To start, begin selecting plants native to the region. Native plants create a habitat for our native pollinators including butterflies, songbirds, hummingbirds, bees, and beetles. “Native plants are important because pollinators – including bees and birds – have developed with them over generations and are better able to recognize and get useful food from them. Non-native plants may be harder to recognize, or may not be able to provide all of the needs of our pollinators. Pollinators have selected native… Read More →
Check out this great video on Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles from Texas Parks and Wildlife!
Check out this great website Learn about Bats! To read about bats and batwatching sites go to: Batwatching Sites and Bat Information
The newest Upper Texas Coast – Great Texas Birding Trail Map is now available from TPWD for $5.00. It includes our Seabourne Creek Nature Park as one of the new listings. To order call 1.800.792.1112 or go to https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wildlife/wildlife-trails/how-to-purchase.phtml . Thanks to Carol Schwartz for this information!
Listen to Laura Bush on this Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast–TPWD Podcast with Laura Bush . Carol Schwartz sent this in and described the podcast by saying “about half way through she talks about how to help out with the monarch butterfly issue in Texas. She also mentions other butterfly friendly plants to consider planting in our yards and properties. Near the end she describes the efforts to restore native prairies at both their ranch in central Texas and around the new Bush Library at the SMU campus… Read More →