katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Waterfowl Wonderland - 12/22/16 12:54 PM
Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Waterfowl Wonderland  
The Katy Prairie Conservancy is hosting at its Warren Lake facility where participants will get to see waterfowl from the Matt Cook Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform. This event is being held on Wednesday December 28, 2016. There two different sessions to pick from being a 9 AM start or 10:30 AM start. The viewing will last about 1 hour.
 
 
At the Matt Cook Viewing platform folks will get the opportunity to look for signs of bird life on Warren Lake. It is likely that attendees will spot some the numerous waterfowl, wading as well as grassland … (13 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) - Nature Hikes - 12/28/15 05:05 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC)  -  Nature Hikes 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will host a Holiday Nature Hike on Tuesday December 29, 2015 or on  Wednesday December 30. 2015 at their Indiangrass Preserve. The program starts at 10:00 AM and lasts until 11:00 AM.  Here is opportunity for a nature lovers to potentially get to see in person falcons, eagles, wading waterbirds and other signs of life which live in the prairie. I wish I could attend but alas I am working.  
 
This Hike will be guided by Jaime Gonzales who is the Conservation Education Director of KPC and who also well known … (17 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) - Family Halloween Fun - 10/26/15 04:58 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) - Family Halloween Fun 
Looking for something fun and educational for your children and family to do this Halloween in Katy TX? Consider Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) as it will hold program titled “Not-So-Scary Prairie” on Halloween October 31, 2015  at Indiangrass Preserve. The program starts at 5 PM and lasts until 8 PM. Registration is required as it is for all the KPC programs.
 
If you are looking for a fun family event this halloween then join KPC for another of its Unplugged Adventures. Everyone will collect treats and learn all about spooky nighttime animals while visiting the … (11 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) - “Phonetastic Nature Photography” - 09/23/15 04:50 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC)  -  “Phonetastic Nature Photography” 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will host Unplugged Adventure “Phonetastic Nature Photography” on Saturday  September  26 , 2015 at their Indiangrass Preserve. The program starts at 9 AM and lasts until 10:30 AM.  Here is opportunity for a nature lovers to learn new photography techniques using a smartphone.
 
As we all know, smartphones are almost indispensable these days for many of life’s happenings including photography. New additional lenses being macro, fisheye and wide angle are making next level phone photography a reality. Participants at this Unplugged Adventure will be able to try out several lenses which … (13 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) July 2015 - “Summer Snakes” - 07/18/15 05:28 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) July 2015  - “Summer Snakes”
 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will host “Unplugged Adventure” Summer Snakes on  Friday August 7, 2015 at their Houston office. The program starts at 6:30 PM and lasts until 8:30 PM.  Here is another opportunity for a family outing presented by KPC.
 
Beat the heat and come to a program all about snakes of Houston and the Katy Prairie. If you just interested in learning about snakes or are a snake lover there will be something for everyone who attends at this program. Many local snakes are not poisonous and get rid of numerous … (13 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) July 2015 - “Range Ride” - 07/13/15 04:14 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) July 2015  - “Range Ride”
 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will host “Unplugged Adventure: Range Ride” on  Saturday July 18, 2015 at the historic Warren Ranch in Hockley TX. The program starts at 6:30 PM and lasts until 8:30 PM. Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) July 2015  - “Range Ride” .
 
The prairie comes alive with all kinds of activity in the early evening. KPC states the range ride is a very popular event and provides folks with a completely different perspective of the Katy Prairie while providing some good exercise.
 
The ride begins and ends at the Rock Hollow entrance … (15 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) |Summer Science Night | Saving Monarchs - 06/08/15 05:09 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) |Summer Science Night | Saving Monarchs
 
Already looking for something for your small children to do this summer in Katy TX? Consider Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) as it will hold program titled Saving Monarchs Wednesday June 10, 2015  at Indiangrass Preserve. The program starts at 6 PM and lasts until 8 PM. This science hand on class is for children ages 5-8 years old. Registration is required as it is for all the KPC programs.
 
KPC believes the best way to teach science to a child is using a on hands approach in the great outdoors. The Monarch … (11 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy ISD Spring Break | Katy Prairie Kite Flight - 03/06/15 01:31 AM
Katy ISD Spring Break | Katy Prairie Kite Flight

Katy ISD Spring Break starts this next Monday March 9, 2015 and lasts through Friday March 13, 2015. Sometimes parents are so caught up with daily life they forget about school holidays and breaks. Many folks do not have school age children and do not realize children will be home during the break. All drivers need to slow down in the various neighborhoods during the day as children will be present and playing.
 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) is hosting “Kite Flight” family event on Saturday March 14, 2015 at … (12 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) January 2015 offers “Realm of the Eagle” - 01/12/15 03:46 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) January 2015 offers “Realm of the Eagle”
 
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will hold  program titled “Realm of the Eagle” Saturday January 17, 2015 at the Matt Cook Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform on Warren Lake. The program starts at 10 AM and lasts until 11:30AM.
 
Each winter season finds bald eagles soaring high above the Katy prairie. The Katy prairie is an ideal location for bird watching of all types due to the wetlands, prairie and creeks in this whole area.   
 

 
 
The cost is inexpensive at $3.00 per person Registration is … (10 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy December 2014 Offers Children’s Winter Camp - 12/27/14 06:09 AM
 Katy Prairie Conservancy December 2014 Offers Children’s Winter Camp


Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will hold a children’s winter camp on Monday December 29 through Wednesday 31, 2014. This camp is designed for children ages 5 thru 8. The camp starts at 9 AM and lasts until Noon.
 
This mini camp is Titled “Backyard Beasts” as children will learn about woodpeckers, raccoons, opossums and squirrels plus several other backyard beasts. Attendees will discover how these creatures are connected to other wildlife on the Katy Prairie.   The class will use games, doing crafts, conducting simple scientific experiments, many stories to convey … (9 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) Hosts Owl Prowl - 12/06/14 10:40 PM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) Hosts Owl Prowl  
KPS Indiangrass Preserve
31950 Herbert Road
Waller TX. 77484
 
The Katy Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is hosting on Friday December  12, 2014 a special evening program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. Participants will search for owl prairie night predators while they are searching for their own dinner. The Owl Prowl is part of KPC’S Wild West Tours. Being on the prairie looking for owls is very cool. I have posted other blogs about these special programs but I believe there is a lot of continued interest in the … (18 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Ranch Roundup - 03/28/14 05:25 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Ranch Roundup  
Katy Prairie Conservancy
Warren Ranch
See linked Map as is no Address.
Call 936-931-5564 to make sure this link has the correct directions
 
 

 
TheKaty Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is hosting on Saturday March 29, 2014 a special program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. Participants will get to try their hand at being a cowpoke. This is the third annual Ranch Roundup being at KPC’s Warren Ranch which is Harris County’s largest working cattle ranch. This program is part of KPC’s Unplugged Adventure series. The program starts … (7 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy(KPC) hosts Intro to Birding the Katy Prairie - 02/16/14 03:26 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy(KPC) hosts Intro to Birding the Katy Prairie  
KPS Indiangrass Preserve
31950 Herbert Road
Waller TX. 77484
 
The Katy Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is hosting on Saturday March 1, 2014 a special evening program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. Participants will search for migratory birds and waterfowl. Winter per the KPC Executive Director Mary Anne Piacentini is an exceptional time to to see many different species on the Katy Prairie. This program is part of KPC’s Wild West Tours Sorry kids but this program is meant for adults.


The cost is $50 … (2 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy offers Children’s Winter Camp - 12/25/13 09:34 PM
Katy Prairie Conservancy offers Children’s Winter Camp  
Camp is being held: ( Note KPC has several locations)
 
Indiangrass Preserve/Field Office
31950 Hebert RD
Waller, TX 77484
 



Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) will hold a children’s winter camp on Thursday January 2 and Friday January 3, 2014. This camp is designed for children ages 5 thru 8. The camp starts at 9 AM and lasts until Noon.
 
This mini camp as it is termed will teach children on a hands on basis all about the hows and whys of animal migration and movement. The … (5 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) Coyote Howl Night & Owl Prowl - 12/18/13 09:02 PM
Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC)  Coyote Howl Night & Owl Prowl  
KPS Indiangrass Preserve
31950 Herbert Road
Waller TX. 77484
 
TheKaty Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is hosting on Friday December  20, 2013 a special evening program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. Participants will search for prairie night predators such as the owls and coyotes. How cool is that. I have posted another blog about this special program but I believe there is a lot of interest in the local area to attend one of these wonderful sessions. Sorry kids but this program is meant for adults. … (8 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Birding 101 - 12/01/13 06:07 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy Holds Birding 101  
The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) is holding a special class on Saturday December 7, 2013 Titled Birding 101. The class starts at 10 AM and runs until 1 PM. It is being held at the KPC Indiangrass Preserve located at 31950 Hebert Road Waller TX.  The link I have provided is a set of directions to the preserve.  
 
Watching birds or ‘Birding” is a hot topic and activity these days. KPC preserves were recently designated a “ Global Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society. The katy Prairie and wetlands are … (6 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Prairie Conservancy Hosts Owl Prowl & Coyote Howl Night - 11/14/13 07:30 AM
Katy Prairie Conservancy Hosts Owl Prowl & Coyote Howl Night  
The Katy Prairie Conservancy is hosting on Friday November 22, 2013 a special evening program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. This is an event where participants will search for prairie night predators such as the owls and coyotes. It is being held at the Indiangrass Preserve which  is located at 31950 Hebert Rd. Waller TX 77484.


The cost is $50 per person and includes a light dinner. The night will start with a short talk followed by dinner and then Master naturalist and Bird Guide … (4 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Science Nights this Summer Presented by Katy Prairie Conservancy - 05/15/13 05:45 AM
Science Nights this Summer Presented by Katy Prairie Conservancy
 
The Katy Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization whose basic goal is to save the Katy and surrounding prairie for the native wildlife. This summer KPC is holding a children science summer evenings classes. The programs are best related to children ages 5 to 10 years old. The classes are offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6 PM and lasting till 8 PM. These sessions are held at one of the preserves owned by KPC being “Indianagrass Preserve”. If you follow the link it will … (14 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Katy Texas Prairie Conservancy holding BioBlitz events - 10/19/12 05:20 AM
Katy Texas Prairie Conservancy holding BioBlitz events
The Katy Prairie Conservancy will be hosting what they term as BioBlitz events on Saturday October 20, 2012 at three different Katy Texas locations. BioBlitz is a one-day effort to find and identify as many living species as possible with amateurs working alongside professional scientists. The efforts goal is to catalogue the many different types of frogs, mushrooms, mammals birds, lizards, fish, flowers and numerous other organisms which all call the Katy prairie home.


 

The BioBlitz events will take place at three KPC  locations and at different times.
1. Begin the … (12 comments)

katy prairie conservancy: Learn What it takes to be a Cowpoke - 03/24/12 01:16 AM
 
Learn What it takes to be a Cowpoke
 
Saturday March 31, 2012
 
10:00 A M until 1:00 P M
 
FREE: Come to this event to be a cowpoke for part of the day.

 
Warren Ranch – Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC)
Warren Ranch is a real working cattle ranch.
Everyone needs to get directions/maps to Warren Ranch from KPC.
 
 
See the KPC web site for detailed directions and per KPC’s web site always use their direction as Google, Yahoo, etc. are incorrect.
 
 This is one of what KPC calls their “Unplugged Adventures”. … (14 comments)

 
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