Katy Prairie Conservancy

Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 100+ conservation organizations across Texas to accelerate conservation action and impact. TxN aggregates and distributes  conservation news and events from the partner network to increase engagement and awareness in conservation efforts. Browse opportunities to get involved with TxN and TxN’s conservation partner network below and use the search bar to find events in your area. See a full list of TxN’s conservation partners.

KPC Volunteer Orientation

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

This is a great training opportunity for new and current volunteers alike. Come to learn about KPC’s latest news, updates on our preserves, history of the Katy Prairie, ecology of the coastal prairie, and important information on all of our current volunteer opportunities. This will also be a great opportunity to meet fellow KPC volunteersRead More

Free

Volunteer Day at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Interested in volunteering at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science? This monthly volunteer opportunity is the perfect way to get involved and support native plants in the heart of Houston! On the second Monday of each month, volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants,Read More

Free

Stewardship Saturday

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary! Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. WhatRead More

Free

Stewardship Saturday

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary! Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. WhatRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day at Houston Museum of Natural Science

9 Natives Showcase Garden 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Interested in volunteering at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science? This monthly volunteer opportunity is the perfect way to get involved and support native plants in the heart of Houston! On the second Monday of each month, volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants,Read More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Kite Flying on the Prairie

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Celebrate spring with us on the Katy Prairie! You can bring your own kite to enjoy the unmatched prairie breezes or get creative at our docent-led Kite Making Station! Bring a picnic to enjoy the wide open spaces. Additional activities will include: Insect and Pond Netting, Birding 101, and Prairie Bingo.

Free

Stewardship Saturday

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary! Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. WhatRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Interested in volunteering at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science? This monthly volunteer opportunity is the perfect way to get involved and support native plants in the heart of Houston! On the second Monday of each month, volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants,Read More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Birding the Prairie

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Witness the spectacle of spring migration on the Katy Prairie! Our guides will lead you on a bird walk highlighting our various stopover habitats for migrating birds. We will meet at Indiangrass Preserve and then caravan to other preserves depending on the birds. We will have binoculars and scopes available for use. Wear comfortable outdoorRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Interested in volunteering at the 9 Natives Showcase Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science? This monthly volunteer opportunity is the perfect way to get involved and support native plants in the heart of Houston! On the second Monday of each month, volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants,Read More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Ranger Treks on the Prairie

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Join us for our monthly nature hikes on the Katy Prairie! Enjoy a guided hike through the prairie, exploring different areas each month, observe and learn about wildflowers, insects, and birds, and finish with pond dip-netting at the prairie potholes. All ages are welcome. We'll start with a brief overview and safety talk. Please wearRead More

Free

Mindfulness in Nature with Certified Mindfulness Guide

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Mindfulness is a powerful but simple tool – focusing your awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. This powerful technique is even more impactful when practiced outdoors, in nature, lowering your blood pressure, your stress levels, and your heart rate. This mindfulness workshop will begin withRead More

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