When you think of birds of the prairie, pelicans may not come to mind. But they can be found fishing for breakfast in Warren Lake. Next time you’re at the viewing platform, see if you can spot these guys, and send us a picture! Photo Mac Womack. #katyprairie #WildlifeWednesday
Join us on the prairie this weekend! Indiangrass Preserve is open tomorrow and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. #katyprairie
Did you know that you can routinely find more red-tailed hawks on the coastal prairie than any other region in the US? Come see for yourself. katyprairie.org/visit Photo by Greg Lavaty.
#headintheclouds #katyprairie #wideopenspaces
Over 200,000 species of animals act as pollinators, and of these about 1,000 are hummingbirds, bats and small mammals, such
as mice. Photo by Mac Womack. #NationalPollinatorWeek #katyprairie
This weekend, why not add some native plants to your garden in honor of #NationalPollinatorWeek? Native plants bring year-round color and beauty to your yard, while providing food and homes to pollinators. For more info visit katyprairie.org/nine-natives
Thanks so much Bass Pro Shops for the big check that will help the Katy Prairie Conservancy with the restoration of coastal prairie! #katyprairie #prairiepartners
Did you know native bees, butterflies, beetles, ants and flies are all valuable crop pollinators? They increase crop yields and help farmers on the coastal prairie and throughout the US produce nearly $20 billion worth of products every year. Photo @karensacharandco #NationalPollinatorWeek #katyprairie
The prairie is a great home for the #carpenterbee who like other native bees is an important pollinator. On the prairie and in your gardens, native bees visit flowers, feed on nectar, and pick up & transfer pollen. Photo by Carolyn Fannon. #NationalPollinatorWeek #katyprairie
It's #PollinatorWeek! This beautiful Gulf fritillary and other pollinators help pollinate flowers, eat plenty of weedy plants, and provide a food source for other animals on the prairie. Photo by Elizabeth Spencer. #katyprairie
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