Coastal Prairie Texas Master Naturalists (CPTMN) are a group of trained volunteers who share their 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 on the first Thursday of the month 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.
- December 2018: No regular meeting.
- January 2019: Topic to be announced.
- February 2019: Topic to be announced.
- SEABOURNE NATURE FEST– held the first weekend in November. Click here to see photos from the 2018 event.
- Click SEABOURNE CREEK NATURE PARK to learn about our signature project.
- BIRD HIKES The next monthly bird hike will be held at Seabourne Creek Nature Park on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8 am. For a full list of the birds seen at Seabourne go to Seabourne e-Bird Species List.
- SEABOURNE WEEKEND NATURE WALKS are available by appointment only.
COASTAL PRAIRIE BLOG
Volunteers at the native habitat gardens in the Prairie Demonstration Garden have created three informative nature pamphlets that were distributed for free at the Seabourne Nature Fest. Links to these brochures are included here. The Hummingbird brochure by Jade Hems provides fun facts and ways to help these flying jewels. The Native Bee brochure by Lynn Trenta highlights a native bee’s life and how to attract bees to your yard with native plants. The Prairie Bird pamphlet by Terri Hurley provides information on how to find prairie… Read More →
On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 a group of 21 went on an early morning Seabourne Creek Bird Walk. They identified 31 species of birds, including Great White Egret, Crested Caracara, a Northern Cardinal, a Yellow-Rumped Warbler, and a dozen Eastern Phoebes. Click on Title to see photos. Link to complete list on eBird: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49809
The 7th Annual Seabourne Nature Fest was a record-breaking success. Over 2200 people enjoyed the displays, rides, presentations, and children’s activities which highlighted the wondrous nature surrounding the park. Click here to see photos of the event.
Volunteers maintained both the Butterfly and Prairie Demo Gardens at Seabourne.
On October 3, 2018, a group of 18 took a morning walk in Seabourne Park. They identified 40 species of birds. Click on title to see photos of two birds seen: Great White Egret and Loggerhead Shrike. Photos by Garrett Engelhardt.
A new “Insect and Spider List” for the SCNP has been created using all the sightings shown on the SCNP page on the iNaturalist website. The SCNP has been an active location on iNaturalist with lots of observers uploading their sightings weekly, especially during the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge this year. The list will be updated as more sightings are posted to iNaturalist. The next iNaturalist City Challenge takes place April 26-29, 2019. Click here to view the new Insect and Spider List. All photos by Amber… Read More →
Do you want to add native plants to your garden, but do not know where to begin? Try starting with the link below to the guide of 9 Native Plants from Katy Prairie Conservancy! Photo by John Donaho. http://www.katyprairie.org/nine-natives/
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!