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Deer Park Prairie: “Silver Butt Beetle” to the Uncommon Graceful Grass-Veneer Moth to FIREFLIES!

Just posted at HNPAT (Houston - Native Prairies Assoc of Tx) website: "From “Silver Butt Beetle” to the Uncommon Graceful Grass-Veneer Moth to FIREFLIES! at Deer Park Prairie" about nocturnal insects seen at Deer Park Prairie, a tour on July 26 led by…

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Added by Lan Shen on August 5, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Plano's Hike Across the Prairie

Plano Hike Across the Prairie

Added by Jeff C Campbell on July 1, 2014 at 10:56am — No Comments

The Grass Fire by Frederic Remington

This photo of the Frederic Remington painting of Native Americans lighting a grass fire is in public domain and can be used for any purpose:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/77/Remington_The_Grass_Fire_1908.jpg/800px-Remington_The_Grass_Fire_1908.jpg…

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Added by Lan Shen on February 19, 2014 at 8:21am — No Comments

Lots of events + 2 videos - just posted

Hi all,

Several postings were made recently:

  • At …
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Added by Lan Shen on November 12, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Under a million! & TV coverage TONIGHT! - Please forward, post, tweet

Under a million to go now!  ~$950,000 to go on Deer Park Prairie fundraising.  Please post, tweet, facebook, email - announce it to the world that ALL donations matter!  Donations taken until midnight!    

http://www.bayoulandconservancy.org/#!save-deer-park-prairie/c19cm    

Channel 13 – ABC Erik Barajas – Anchor – will report on update on Deer Park at 6:00 p.m. tonight…please…

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Added by Lan Shen on August 20, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Follow articles, videos, audios on Saving Deer Park Prairie

Links at http://SaveOurPrairie.com to read the latest articles about efforts to save Deer Park Prairie and latest videos:

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Added by Lan Shen on August 14, 2013 at 8:02am — No Comments

Posted: Prairie Restoration Roundup Made News - All the Way to Seattle!

The Prairie Restoration Roundup last Saturday (7/26/13) at Texas City Prairie Preserve made the newspaper in Houston, Galveston, and all the way to Seattle.  Read the post at http://prairiepartner.org/group/hnpat, scroll down to the HNPAT News & Blog section.  Click that and read the first post.

Added by Lan Shen on July 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Posted: Designs of the 9 Natives Challenge

Article and four submitted designs of the 9 Natives Challenge have been posted in the news & blog section of the HNPAT (Houston Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas) webpage, http://prairiepartner.org/group/hnpat . 

Our July…

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Added by Lan Shen on July 23, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Landscaping with Prairie Plants: Winner of 9 Native Challenge Announced & Selected Submitted Designs Viewed & Discussed

Landscaping with Prairie Plants:

Winner of 9 Native Challenge Announced

& Selected Submitted Designs Viewed & Discussed

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HNPAT MEETING Tomorrow Night!

Wednesday, May 22…

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Added by Lan Shen on May 21, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Bella Terra: to be leveled & Volunteers Needed For Prairie Rescue This Saturday @ Bella Terra near Fulshear

From Cheryl Sedivec:  Bella Terra to be plowed under, get your plants while you can

From Jaime Gonzalez:  Volunteers Needed For Prairie Rescue This Saturday [at Bella Terra]



Bella Terra is near Fulshear.  Contact Cheryl_Sedivec@comcast.net for instructions (location,…

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Added by Lan Shen on May 15, 2013 at 12:44am — No Comments

Dr. Glenn Aumann

Sent by Carolyn Fannon:

Dr. Glenn Aumann passed away Saturday May 11, 2013. The obituary is published on line in Houston Chronicle.

More than 45 years ago, Dr. Aumann had the wisdom and foresight to protect and preserve the prairie at U of H Houston Coastal Center.  He…

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Added by Lan Shen on May 13, 2013 at 9:11pm — No Comments

New USDA Grass Research

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Added by Coastal Prairie Partnership on May 9, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments

New Webpage for HNPAT at http://prairiepartner.org/group/hnpat

New!!!  Webpage for HNPAT!!! 

http://prairiepartner.org/group/hnpat 

Bookmark this page!


Check out our…
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Added by Lan Shen on February 23, 2013 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Register NOW for Texas Master Naturalist Class in Houston, Starting Feb 4.

Want to learn about the prairie and other ecosystems in the Greater Houston Area, so you can teach others or become a well-educated "Master Volunteer"?  The Texas Master Naturalist's training classes teach about restoring and conserving our native …

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Added by Lan Shen on January 19, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Collect @ College Park Prairie, Friday, 11/30 - Seeds 11/28/12

Hi seed collectors, 
 
Friday, November 30: Seed Collecting at College Park Prairie with Jaime Gonzalez, 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  Meet in front of 1222 E. Purdue Lane in Deer Park.  (note: E. Purdue Lane is east of Center Street.)
Reminder to seed collectors:
There are still opportunities,…
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Added by Lan Shen on November 28, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Collect at Nash Prairie Friday, 11/2

Hi seed collectors,   
 
Friday, November 2: Seed Collecting at Nash Prairie, 9:00 am to ~noon.  Link to Google map of Nash Prairie is at bottom.…
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Added by Lan Shen on October 26, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Successful Prairie Planting Day with Mayor Annise Parker at Savannah on the Bayou, Hermann Park Bayou Parkland

Thanks to all involved, we had a very successful Prairie and Demonstration Garden Planting Day with Mayor Annise Parker at Savannah on the Bayou, Hermann Park Bayou Parkland this past Saturday, October 6, 2012.  The Demonstration Garden Planting is in partnership with Keep Houston Beautiful participating in Keep America Beautiful's National Planting Day, celebrating planting native species. 

The first batch of photos have just been posted at…

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Added by Lan Shen on October 11, 2012 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Tomorrow! & 10/19 Collect with Jaime G Plus Collection News; Seeds-10/11/12

Hi seed collectors, 
 
TOMORROW, OCTOBER 12, Seed Collecting at UH Coastal Center, 8:30 am to ~10:30 with Jaime Gonzalez.  please contact him directly, if you see this in time & want to go tomorrow.  
 
Photo below: Warren Ranch, Katy Prairie…
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Added by Lan Shen on October 11, 2012 at 8:17pm — No Comments

eastern gamagrass available for transplanting from Attwater NWR

Sent by John Magera of Attwater NWR John_Magera@fws.gov

Date: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM
 
Folks,



I could use some assistance with a little project, and I'm actually offering something in…
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Added by Lan Shen on October 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Join Mayor Annise Parker on Sat., Oct. 6 for Prairie Planting at Hermann Park's Bayou Parkland's Pavilion next to 6520 Almeda 77030

Join Mayor Annise Parker for Prairie Planting, Project Blazing Star at Hermann Park

At Bayou Parkland's New Pocket Prairie - Savannah on the Bayou…

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Added by Lan Shen on October 4, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

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