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5 Ways to Make Your Backyard Wildlife Friendly

January 16, 2020

Written by Kaleb Ward, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature As people become more conservation-minded they tend to want to try everything they can do in order to lessen their footprint. Whether this is through adopting a more sustainable lifestyle or diving right into habitat restoration efforts, progress can be made in efforts both large andRead More

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ROCing Results Presentations & Q+A – 2019 CW Summit

January 9, 2020

Measuring and reporting the results of conservation can be hard. Using a Return on Conservation framework that works can be a profitable competitive advantage. Watch the ROCing Results presentations below from the 2019 Conservation Wrangler Summit. Measuring and Evaluating Natural Resource Metrics Holly Bamford, Ph.D., Chief Conservation Officer at National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, presentedRead More

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Futureproof Presentations & Q+A – 2019 CW Summit

January 9, 2020

Texas’ population is expected to grow 60% by 2050. Innovating and planning to best utilize and provide access to resources offers a sustainable advantage for our future. Watch the presentations below from the Futureproof panel at our 2019 Conservation Wrangler Summit. Health and Nature Jay Maddock, PhD, FAAHB, Chief Wellness Officer, Texas A&M University, presentedRead More

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Treasure from Trash Presentations & Q+A – 2019 CW Summit

January 9, 2020

Resources come in many forms – including some that are headed for a landfill. Collaborating to utilize resources can create healthy habitats, recreation opportunities, cost savings, and even mitigate storm risks! Learn more in our Treasure from Trash panel below with their presentations from the 2019 Conservation Wrangler Summit. 2019 Conservation Wrangler – Oyster ShellRead More

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This Land is Our Land Presentations & Q+A – 2019 CW Summit

January 9, 2020

95% of Texas is privately owned. Innovating to achieve broad and enduring conservation practices is key to our health, food systems, recreation opportunities, and sustained economy. Watch the This Land is Our Land panel below at the 2019 Conservation Wrangler Summit. Texas Land & Demographic Trends Neal Wilkins, President and CEO, East Foundation & ChairmanRead More

Conservation Education – A Conversation with Baylor University’s Office of Sustainability

December 20, 2019

We sat down with Baylor University’s Director of Sustainability and Special Projects, Smith Getterman, to discuss conservation at the collegiate level and sustainability in the Lone Star State. TxN: What is your name and role at Baylor University? Getterman: Smith Getterman, Director of Sustainability and Special Projects TxN: What does Baylor University do and what is BaylorRead More

5 Ways to Have a Holly, Jolly, and Green Holiday Season

December 13, 2019

Written by Meagan Doyle, Social Media & Marketing Intern, Texan by Nature During the holiday season, Americans become more wasteful than the rest of the year, throwing away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Check out these five ways to go green while celebrating your favorite time of year! 1. ConsiderRead More

Repurpose with Purpose – Interview with Southwest Airlines

October 28, 2019

Texan by Nature sat down with Megan Lee from Southwest Airlines to discuss the company’s commitment to conservation. Read about their mission, programs, and more! “It’s as much about doing the right thing as it is about being good environmental stewards.”   What is your name and role at Southwest Airlines? Megan Lee, Senior ManagerRead More

5 Ways To Be A Successful Texas Land and Wildlife Steward

October 4, 2019

Written by Matt Wagner, Project Development, Texan by Nature With over 95% of the land in the state of Texas being privately owned, it is imperative for landowners to be educated on how to properly care for the natural resources that they have in their own backyards. In order to ensure a prosperous future forRead More

5 Ways to Be a Land Steward in an Urban Setting

September 23, 2019

Written by Amy Snelgrove, Data and Project Manager, Texan by Nature Our rural landscapes provide more than great scenery as we roam across Texas.  Farms, ranches, and forests—rural working lands—produce our food and fiber, and safeguard our clean water, air, and wildlife habitat.  When you begin to see the land for what it produces andRead More

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