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Phillips 66 supports Texan by Nature Programs that Get Kids Outside, Boost Urban Green Space

March 1, 2021

Phillips 66 has been recognized internationally for its work in energy manufacturing and logistics, and for making cutting-edge advancements in the oil and gas industry since its inception. Beyond day-to-day business, Phillips 66 dedicates itself to making a difference for the environment, and our future, by sponsoring conservation projects that make lasting, on-the-ground changes. TheRead More

Where Do You Explore The Great Outdoors? #TxN10Giveaway

February 17, 2021

Texan by Nature was founded in 2011 by former First Lady Laura Bush to unite conservation and business leaders who believe our state’s prosperity is dependent on the conservation of our natural resources. At the broadest level we exist to advance conservation. We don’t typically create any of our own projects, we partner with 95+Read More

What Businesses Can Do For Monarchs & Pollinators

January 22, 2021

RECENT MONARCH LISTING EXPLAINED On December 15, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that listing the monarch as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act is warranted, but precluded by higher priority listing actions. The decision is the result of an extensive status review of the monarch that compiled and assessed theRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature- Kenzie Cherniak

January 11, 2021

I come from a very long line of Texans. I have relatives who have lived all over the state, and ancestors who even fought in the battle of the Alamo! I grew up deep in the heart of Texas, about half an hour north of Austin, in the swiftly-growing city of Cedar Park. My familyRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Sahana Prabhu

January 9, 2021

I was born in Mountainview, California, and my family moved to Plano, Texas when I was 6 years old. Fourteen years ago, Plano was not the bustling business and technological hub it is today. I remember seeing acres of grasslands and corn fields for the first time in my life, and I felt the crispestRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Lauren Hart

January 7, 2021

I was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, surrounded by sand, cacti, and some creepy critters. Soon after I was born, my family relocated to Mckinney, Dallas where I fell in love with the concept of our backyard swimming pool. Later, we moved to Overland Park, Kansas. Kansas took my 5-year-old body into shock, I had neverRead More

Lyda Hill Philanthropies Teams with Texan by Nature to Support Conservation Partners Across Texas

December 15, 2020

Texan by Nature (TxN) exists to advance conservation in Texas. We do this by bringing conservation and business together. We believe in a collaborative model that pushes impact boundaries for Texas’ diverse natural resources, our diverse communities, and the state’s economic growth. Through our collaborative model, we partner with over 80 conservation organizations across TexasRead More

Conservation Wrangler Update: Trinity Coalition

November 9, 2020

2019 Conservation Wrangler Trinity Coalition has big news to share! On October 22, 2020 U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced 30 new national recreation trails in 25 states, adding more than 1,275 miles to the National Trails System — one of the designated trails being Trinity Coalition’s Trinity River Paddling Trail.  TheRead More

InCorporating Nature Panel – 2020 Center for Health & Nature Symposium

November 4, 2020

InCorporating Nature—Industry’s Role: The Center for Health & Nature hosted the 2020 Health & Nature Symposium: Collaborating for a Healthier Future on October 7, 2020. The symposium brought together over 225 researchers, medical practitioners, and conservationists for a one-day virtual event that discussed the effect nature has on our health and well-being not only withinRead More

Communities in Nature Panel – 2020 Health & Nature Symposium

November 3, 2020

Communities in Nature—the Daily Dose: The Center for Health & Nature hosted the 2020 Health & Nature Symposium: Collaborating for a Healthier Future on October 7, 2020. The symposium brought together over 225 researchers, medical practitioners, and conservationists for a one-day virtual event that discussed the effect nature has on our health and well-being. Not onlyRead More

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