Lesser Prairie Chicken © Tom Harvey/Texas Parks and Wildlife DepartmentThe Nature Conservancy of Texas has purchased the 6,000-acre Fitzgerald Ranch in the High Plains of West Texas to protect habitat for lesser prairie chickens and other native wildlife found in the region. The Yoakum Dunes Project in the Texas High Plains will conserve 6,000 acres of shortgrass prairie.

See the Nature Conservancy press release and the Austin-American Statesman article for more information.

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