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Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration Opening Plenary Pt. 2 – Tina Buford

November 14, 2018

On October 29, Texan by Nature and our founder, Mrs. Laura Bush hosted the first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit and Celebration. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation and business. The event culminated in a gourmet meal and celebration of theRead More

Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration Opening Plenary Pt. 1 – Joni Carswell

November 14, 2018

On October 29, Texan by Nature and our founder, Mrs. Laura Bush hosted the first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit and Celebration. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation and business. The event culminated in a gourmet meal and celebration of theRead More

Your Link in the Chain-An Exploration of Your Impact – H-E-B

November 9, 2018

On Ocotober 29, Richard McDonald, Corporate Director of Environmental Affairs at H‑E‑B presented at Texan by Nature’s first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation and business. TheRead More

Engaging Employees and the Community – Sundt

November 9, 2018

On Ocotober 29, Jon McKelvain, Vice President of Pre-Construction at Sundt presented at Texan by Nature’s first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation andRead More

Making Conservation Part of Your Mission – Pioneer Natural Resources

November 7, 2018

On Ocotober 29, Mark Berg, EVP of Corporate & Vertically Integrated Operations at Pioneer Natural Resources presented at Texan by Nature’s first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservationRead More

Conservation and the Bottom Line – Dell Technologies, Inc.

November 7, 2018

On Ocotober 29, Michael K. Murphy, VP of Environmental Affairs at Dell Technologies, Inc. presented at Texan by Nature’s first annual Conservation Wrangler Summit & Celebration at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. This important event brought together over 200 Texas leaders to engage in a thought-provoking summit exploring the beneficial connection between conservation andRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Audrey Ponzio

November 2, 2018

Texas has defined my sense of place and perspective throughout my entire life, only I hadn’t been paying attention till asked the question, “What makes me Texan by nature?” Born in El Paso, my earliest of memories of my hometown are that of a desert, big beautiful skies, a mountain range defining the city skylineRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Matt Wagner

October 4, 2018

I am passionate about the outdoors and love to share how blessed we are to live in this  unique and diverse state. Texas contains a wealth of biodiversity. We are tops in the nation when it comes to the number of bird species (over 600) and reptiles (nearly 150), second in number of plant species (aboutRead More

What makes me Texan by Nature – Teri Piersall

September 12, 2018

It’s been about twenty years since I last stood there, but I can still picture the loquat trees along the east side of my grandmother’s back yard in San Antonio. I think there were four or five of them. All were pruned into tree-form, and planted in a straight row. Loquat trees are beautiful tropical-lookingRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Patrick Kelleher

September 6, 2018

I grew up on 8 acres in the Texas hill country. I moved away for school and realized how much I missed Texas. I came back for some years before moving again only to realize how much this state has that I took for granted. I missed the ability to easily escape into the wilderness,Read More