Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure

This event is held the afternoon of the last Sunday of April.  It started in 2018 as “Wildflower & Nature Walk”.  The Farm co-hosts this event with the Indian Trail Chapter of the Master Naturalists, Ellis County Museum, Inc. and the Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District.  At this event the farm house is not open for tours.

Virtual Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure

Following are the highlights from years past.

Sunday, April 28, 2019 – “Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure”

  • Visitors learned about prairie birds, bees & native pollinators, wildlife identification, seed ball making, Blackland prairie soils, trees & grasses, and went on interesting and informative wildflower walks guided by the Indian Trail Chapter of the Master Naturalists.
  • The Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District educational trailer provided important information on the sources and conservation of precious groundwater in Ellis and the surrounding counties.
  • Photos of Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure
  • Video of Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure


Sunday, April 29, 2018 – “Wildflower & Nature Walk”

As the contest winner, Leaslie received a free Charter Family Membership in the Rural Heritage Farm.   In addition to being posted on the Rural Heritage Farm website and Facebook page, the winning photo was printed and has been displayed at the McKinney-Aday Farm House at the Heritage Farm.