Blackland Prairie

an Ecoregion of Texas

Where is it located?

Eastern Texas


What is the climate?

The average annual rainfall is from 28 to 40 inches. Rainfall is fairly uniform over the south central.


Recreational Activities

Camping
Birding
Hiking


Landforms

Hills
Grassy prairie
Rich, fertile, black soil


Popular for:

Black Soil
Farming
Dinosaur remains


Wildlife in the Blackland Praries

Beaver
Bob White
Raccoon
Porcupine
and many more


How and When were these Landforms Created?

The prairies were created by wildfires and Plains Bison. Wildfires and Bison would clear the area. The fires also caused new grasses to grow. They were created before the European settlers came to America. They were created over many years.