Indiangrass Preserve

Unplugged Adventure: Coming Home to Roost

Join the Coastal Prairie Conservancy for Unplugged Adventure: Coming Home to Roost on January 18th, January 25th, and February 1st from 4:00 to 6:30 PM at the Indiangrass Preserve! Each winter, the Katy Prairie becomes home to flocks of birds fleeing cooler climates for the season. Join John Berner and Steve Gast, local birding enthusiasts, to see one of the most charismatic of these species, the sandhill crane, come in to roost on the prairie for the evening. You also […]

Unplugged Adventure: Backcountry Navigation With Rei Co-Op

During this class, REI instructors and Coastal Prairie Conservancy staff will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass, and how to put the two together. You’ll learn about magnetic north, true north, and magnetic variation (declination). After covering these fundamentals, you’ll get time to practice taking a bearing from the terrain and your map so that you can make sense of your position and plan a route. This engaging course is a […]

City Nature Challenge on the Coastal Prairie

Join the Katy Prairie Conservancy for the globe’s biggest biodiversity monitoring event! The City Nature Challenge encourages people around the world to find and document wildlife in their cities. Run by the Community Science teams at the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the CNC is an annual four-day global bioblitz at the end of April, where cities are in a collaboration-meets-friendly- competition to see not only what can be accomplished when we all work […]

Unplugged Adventure: Kite Flying On The Prairie

Celebrate spring with us on the Katy Prairie! You can bring your own kite to enjoy the unmatched prairie breezes or get creative at our docent-led Kite Making Station. Bring a picnic to enjoy the wide open spaces. Additional activities will include: Insect and Pond Netting, Birding 101, and Prairie Bingo. Who: Individuals and families interested in kite flying on the prairie! When: Friday, March 18, 2022 from 10 AM – 2 PM. Where: Indiangrass Preserve, 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX 77484 Cost: FREE […]

Mindfulness In Nature With Certified Mindfulness Guide, Heather Sullivan Of Mindfulgreen

This mindfulness workshop will begin with a guided, one-hour lesson and meditation. Then we’ll each go to a quiet spot in nature to practice simply being – mindful, not mind-full. We’ll meet back together to enjoy (and learn about) Prairie Tea made from the local wildflowers and trees while we share and receive additional instruction from Heather. Participants are welcome to extend their mindful time on the preserve after class. Wear comfortable outdoor clothing and bring a water bottle and sun/insect […]

2022 KPC Volunteer Orientation

Save the date for our 2022 KPC Volunteer Orientation on February 12, 2022 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the Indiangrass Preserve. This is a great training opportunity for new and current volunteers alike. Come to learn about KPC’s latest news, updates on our preserves, history of the Katy Prairie, ecology of the coastal prairie, and important information on all of our current volunteer opportunities. This will also be a great opportunity to meet fellow KPC volunteers and […]