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North Texas


A Collaborative Effort to Inform and Educate

Our Mission is to enchance, enable and integrate sustainable use of land and water for North Texas continued growth and economic vitality.  

Steering Committee 

Who we are and the constituencies we represent

Upcoming Event: May 29 - 31 

Prairie Experts from TX, OK, & LA to be at the
State of the Prairie Conference in Fort Worth 

This year's conference will feature the brightest minds in prairie restoration, acquisition, and education from from Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. We have nearly thirty different federal, state, and private institutions active in this event.

​​Our presentations and field trips will provide timely information about saving and restoring prairies in a rapidly changing world, including:

 *   Conserving prairie birds and pollinators
 *   Restoring of lands after energy development,
 *   Using high-impact community engagement strategies
 *   Finding and using appropriate prairie seed sources
 *   Creating prescribed burn coalitions

National Wildlife Federation was so impressed with the conference topics and speakers that they offered one of their presenters to talk about the new farm bill's connections to prairies.

​​​The State of the Prairie Conference will be at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens and will include field trips to local prairies and an evening awards dinner. Conference ​accommodation ​with discounted rates are at the Fort Worth Fairfield Inn & Suites 

Low Impact Development Design Competition 

Competition Program with all rules and general criteria for the Competition 

Click here to view the nine Finalists giving their 7-minute 'lightning' format presentations

The North Texas Land/Water Sustainability Forum's LID Design Competition came to a conclusion at the Finals Event on November 6, 2012