Pines & Prairies Land Trust Education

One of our missions at PPLT is to provide education opportunities for the communities our land trust serves and any others who are interested.  We enjoy using our land and resources to educate and create awareness within all generations of land stewards.  If you are interested in volunteering please email us at or fill out our contact form

Yegua Knobbs Preserve

Yegua Knobbs Preserve

Management and conservation

PPLT connects landowners to agencies and organizations offering both technical and financial support for restoration and management of wildlife habitat, along with conservation practices. If you are interested in learning more about how to manage and conserve your land, contact us at for more information. You can also read about our past and current projects here

Learning about owls

Learning about owls

Nature lessons

Pines and Prairies Land Trust hosts free nature lessons for school aged children at the Lost Pines Nature Trails, adjacent to the Colorado River Refuge. Dedicated and talented teachers (retired school teachers, Master Naturalists and nature educators) lead the classes, offered every spring and fall. Classes usually start with a group lesson and end with a hike or discovery activity.  For more info, contact us at

Native plants hike with PPLT

Native plants hike with PPLT

Public hikes and education

We distribute educational materials, maps, and also conduct workshops for the public. PPLT also enjoys leading nature classes and field days for children and adults. Check out our calendar of events for the latest information and see what's going on!


Fall 2018 Nature Class Schedule

Our nature classes are FREE to all students (donations are appreciated!) and geared to children 5-11 though all are welcome!

Classes are held on the third Thursday of the month from 10:00-12:00 am at the Lost Pines Nature Trails in Bastrop. Details and reminders will be sent to those who sign up!

September 20th

Mammals and Tracking


October 18th

Monarch Butterflies


November 15th

Nature Exploration