Native Plants and Prairies Day – May 6, 2023

Presented by the North Texas Master Naturalists, Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter, and the Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Prairie Chapter

yellow, purple and orange wildflowers

Wildflowers on remnant patch of Blackland Prairie, Winfrey Point, White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas by Sean Fitzgerald

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Join us Saturday, May 6th, from 10am – 3pm at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake for a fun, free event for families to celebrate our Blackland prairies here in North Texas.

Throughout the day, we will have a range of speakers, exhibits, prairie tours, native plant sales, and activities for kids. Highlights include learning about the prairie flowers and insects, prairie photography and how to recreate the prairie at your home. See the full list of talks and tours here: https://www.ntxnppd.org/

Native Plants and Prairies Day highlights the importance and value of our North Texas prairies as habitat for insects, birds, and mammals, and as a vital natural resource. The Blackland prairie is unique to Texas and most of it has been destroyed by development. The ecoregion extends from the Red River to the Gulf Coast. According to the World Wildlife fund, less than 1% of the original Blackland prairie vegetation remains.

Location: The Bath House at White Rock Lake, 521 East Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75218

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