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Prairie Sky Rangers Meet Up at Fort Worth Astronomical Society Star Parties

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ORGANIZATION: Prairie Keepers

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  • 4 people are interested
Dark Skies Rangers
Science coops welcome!

A new outdoor science program is coming to Fort Worth!

WHO: Volunteers are welcome at Prairie Sky Ranger Meet Ups for kids and families.

WHAT: Hike the Hills before free monthly Fort Worth Astronomical Society Star Parties

WHEN: Select Second Saturday at Sunset

WHERE: Tandy Hills Natural Area 3400 View Street, Fort Worth, TX 76103

WHY?... Explore the cosmos and get to know your local prairie!

Prairie Keepers founder Heather Foote is a secondary science educator coordinating Prairie Sky Rangers Meet Ups during monthly star parties at Tandy Hills Natural Area. Volunteer with Prairie Keepers to share your love of science and the natural world. A brief training is required.

Credit: The Prairie Sky Rangers program is based on the Globe at Night Dark Sky Rangers program. Globe at Night is a public program of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the national center for ground-based nighttime astronomy in the United States, operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.

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About Prairie Keepers


n/a, Keller, TX 76248, US

Mission Statement

Earth Education programs for North Texas.


Story-driven whimsy, field-tested instructional strategies, and regional citizen science events are all part of the Prairie Keeper approach to experiential learning.

What we're supporting...

Prairie Keepers is partnering with the Friends of Tandy Hills to raise funds for the Kids on the Prairie Program, FOTHNA's award winning prairie exploration for FWISD 4th graders. Your donation is tax-deductible.

Program Description

Prairie Keeper students explore the prairie ecosystem as they learn to model biogeochemical cycles, investigate Texas geology and take a personal responsibility for preserving local habitats.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Environment


Sun Jul 31, 2016
06:00 PM - 10:30 PM


Tandy Hills Natural Area3400 View StreetFort Worth, TX 76103


  • STEM
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Astronomy
  • Environmental Science


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour training to review the Dark Skies Program
  • Choose any Second Saturday to volunteer from 6 pm - 9 pm.

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