Prairie Seekers is a citizen scientist program training volunteers to assess and map prairies for possible conservation funding opportunities. Data collected is submitted to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Texas Natural Diversity database – which tracks non-game species across the state.
• Introduction to program
• Basic prairie ecology and regional history
• Common and endemic prairie species
• How to recognize and assess prairies
• Field survey techniques
Indoor portion will be at Tarrant County Resource Connection campus with the field training at Stella Rowan Prairie.
Cosponsors: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Tarrant County Resource Connection
The $20 fee covers snacks, lunch and course materials.