A Legacy of Conservation – A Conversation with Regan Gammon

September 11, 2019

TxN: Where did you grow up and what is your favorite memory from your childhood? Regan: I grew up in Midland, Texas. My favorite memories of Midland revolve around the easy-going feel of the West Texas town and the beautiful stars that were painted across the dark night sky from horizon to horizon. The desert’sRead More

5 Ways to Help Bats

September 6, 2019

Written by Abbey Mesler, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature If we didn’t have bats, the world would be a different place. There are more than 1,390 species of bats around the world that fill important roles in their ecosystems. They eat insects, and control pests, their guano makes a great fertilizer, they disperse seeds, and theyRead More

5 Ways to Improve Northern Bobwhite Habitat

August 30, 2019

Written by Kaleb Ward, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature Northern Bobwhite Quail are a staple native wildlife species in Texas, but their habitats are being degraded and destroyed at an alarming rate, and with habitat reduction comes a massive decline in overall population numbers.  With so many native grassland habitats being converted into agricultural fieldsRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Abbey Mesler

August 29, 2019

I have called Texas my home since I was three years old. I grew up in Katy, Texas just outside of Houston. While I was in elementary school, I was involved in a YMCA father-daughter program called Adventure Princesses. This program included many activities and adventures; however, my fondest memories are of the camp outsRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Kaleb Ward

August 29, 2019

Born and raised in the West Texas desert oil town of Odessa, state pride was instilled in me from an early age. There are few things bigger in Texas than our football, and being a graduate from the world famous Permian High School, I can tell you that West Texas football is an entirely differentRead More

5 Ways to Help Save Our Ocean

August 9, 2019

Written by Missy Almgren, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature Our earth depends on the ocean to survive. The ocean contains the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe. It makes up 70% of the surface of our planet and provides 50-70% of the oxygen we breathe. For many, the oceanRead More

5 Ways to Keep Your Labels Green

August 2, 2019

Written by Austin Sankey, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature With dozens of labels and certifications on our food and products nowadays, it can be all too easy to become overwhelmed and overlook those that make a meaningful effort to responsibly conserve our greatest resources. Out of the hundreds of options you have on your routineRead More

5 Ways to Reduce Your Impact While Traveling

July 26, 2019

Written by Abby Rodgers, Programs Intern, Texan by Nature Summer is finally upon us, and for a lot of people that means it’s time to go on a vacation! Traveling has many positive benefits, like taking a healthy break from work and daily life and learning about new cultures; however, there may be a fewRead More

On Track to Conserve – Interview with Union Pacific

July 25, 2019

If there’s one thing that Texas businesses know how to do, it’s get the job done. At Texan by Nature (TxN), there’s nothing we love more than seeing industry leaders making strides in both their craft and in conservation as part of their company’s culture. With only weeks to go until the TxN 20 submissionRead More

Two Hours in Nature Leads to Better Health

July 24, 2019

Those who love spending time in nature often provide a multitude of reasons why: the beauty of a wild place, the quiet and calm away from our increasingly urban lives, the fresh air and the ability to relax. What nature lovers describe without even knowing it is that nature is beneficial for their mental, emotional,Read More