Pat Kelly, a local conservationist and Post Oak expert with a passion for restoring the native post oak forests of the Cross Timbers region has reached out to FWAS looking for volunteers to help in his restoration and education efforts. Mr. Kelly is affiliated with the Friends of the Randoll Mill Park Natural Area whose mission is to “provide land managers, volunteer conservationists and land owners the tools needed to restore Post Oak Forests, Post Oak Woodlands and Post Oak Savannas in North Central Texas and the surrounding region”.

An extremely informative and interesting article regarding Post Oak ecology and conservation can be found at the following link:

More information about Post Oaks and Mr. Kelly’s efforts can be found at

Mr. Kelly can be reached at if anyone is interested in more information or volunteering.