Our next chapter meeting is on Tuesday June 6 at 6:30. The meeting will be virtual and registration is required. The speaker will be Kim Conrow, past President of the Native Plant Society of Texas, speaking on the Benbrook Environmentally Sensitive Area near southwest Fort Worth.
Kim will be discussing the Area’s uniqueness as one of the last remaining remnants of Fort Worth prairies. Last year the US Army Corp of Engineers designated a 19-acre portion of Rocky Creek Park as an environmentally sensitive area. Fort Worth prairie typically includes a range of short to medium native grasses — primarily Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem, Switchgrass and Indiangrass — nestled in shallow soils over a hard limestone bed.
The virtual meeting starts at 6:30 with social time, followed at 7:00 by a short chapter update from our president Rodney Thomas, and then shortly after, our feature presentation.