Taking Care of Texas Now Texan by Nature

September 21, 2015

I’m excited to announce a new era of Taking Care of Texas: We are Texan by Nature. Our new name Texan by Nature speaks directly to the key ingredient of Texan-led conservation –Texans. While we are still all about taking care of our great state, our new name reflects the crucial role that people–Texans, specifically–playRead More


Together, We Can Advance Conservation

September 10, 2014

September 10, 2014 Former First Lady of the United States and Founder of Taking Care of Texas, Mrs. Laura W. Bush, kicked off the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation Conservation Blogging Initiative on September 9, 2014 published here: The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation is a leader in conservation. Their programs for water, sustainabilityRead More


Laura Bush to Keynote Galveston Bay Foundation Luncheon

September 10, 2013

Taking Care of Texas applauds the Galveston Bay Foundation for its stewardship of the Galveston Bay’s important ecological and economic resources. We are pleased to partner with Galveston Bay Foundation to support this year’s Guardian of the Bay Award Luncheon. Mrs. Laura Bush, Founder of Taking Care of Texas, will provide the keynote address. SeptemberRead More


Laura Bush to Keynote 2013 Lone Star Land Steward Awards

May 15, 2013

AUSTIN, TX – On May 21st, Former First Lady Laura Bush will keynote the 2013 Lone Star Land Steward Awards ceremony in Austin, Texas. The annual event honors landowners, businesses, and alliances that conduct practical collaborative conservation on private working lands. Mrs. Bush will highlight efforts by the private sector and landowners to address Texas’Read More


Taking Care of Texas Addresses Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association

October 18, 2012

SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday, October 18th, Taking Care of Texas President Katharine Armstrong addressed members of the Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association at its annual meeting. “Private property owners add tremendous value to our state’s economy through mineral development and stewardship,” said Armstrong. “Economic prosperity gives Texans the opportunity to improve the land,Read More