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Want An Outdoor Adventure?

CPP is joining other groups to promote the Great Outdoors in the Greater Houston-Gulf Coast Region {including prairies of course!}. There's even an Get Out Here Houston app in the Apple app store.

Click here to check out this exciting new resource!

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Welcome to the Coastal Prairie!

Thank you for visiting your one-stop source for information, news, connectivity, and inspiration about the Coastal Prairie of Texas and Louisiana {where it is often called Cajun Prairie}.


The nonprofit Coastal Prairie Partnership {or CPP} hosts this website with the goals of providing timely information about our beloved but imperiled prairie and better connecting the prairie conservation community. Enjoy!

Photo credit: Dickcissel by Greg Lavaty

Powderhorn Ranch - A Big Conservation Victory

Visit a Prairie Today!

Click here to view big version of the Visit a Coastal Prairie map

LEGEND

  • yellow pin=publicly accessible prairie site
  • red pin=periodically accessible prairie site {by special permission only}
  • blue pin=school with prairie planting
  • green pin=prairie sites that need volunteer tour guides. To assist contact Jaime González at prairiepartner@gmail.com.

 
 
 

Partner Spotlight

TEXAS MASTER NATURALISTS - HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA CHAPTERS

Texas Master Naturalists are educated, trained, and passionate volunteers dedicated to conservation and education.

They provide critical assistance, growing prairie plants, helping with controlled burns, educating children, and supporting the work of CPP's partners.

TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST HOMEPAGE

Featured Publication

Prairie:
A Natural History
By Candace Savage

Thorough,

detailed, and scientifically up-to-date, Prairie: A Natural History provides a 

comprehensive, nontechnical guide to the biology and ecology of the prairies, or the Great Plains grasslands of North America. 

Click here for more information.

Be a Seed Collector

We Need Your Help to Collect Prairie Seeds!

We are collecting seeds in the Houston-Galveston area with the hopes of producing large-scale seed farms. The seeds from these farms will help us restore  thousands of acres of prairie land - both in the city and in the countryside.

Want to get involved? Visit www.PrairieSeedCo.org - Prairie Seed Council.

-Here is the latest update of our seed collecting activities.

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