A Personal Journey to Innovation – Joni Carswell

September 22, 2020

The Journey | Blog written by Texan by Nature’s CEO & President, Joni Carswell Recently I had the opportunity to speak about how women are innovating and leading. These are the musings from that session. I believe that every person’s individual journey prepares them to innovate in a way completely unique to them. So, whatRead More

Conservation Partner Spotlight: Big Bend Conservation Alliance 

September 18, 2020

Texan by Nature exists to bring conservation and business together. We believe in a collaborative model that pushes impact boundaries for our natural resources, people, and economic growth. We’re proud to partner with 80+ conservation organizations that are innovating new approaches in every corner of our great state. In this blog, we sit down withRead More

Conservation Wrangler Update: Friends of Lake Livingston

August 11, 2020

Friends of Lake Livingston (FoLL) was selected as a Conservation Wrangler 2017 for restoring the aquatic habitat in Lake Livingston to create a healthier ecosystem and a prime destination for anglers and water enthusiasts. Lake Livingston is the second largest lake in Texas, created in 1971 to provide most of Houston’s water. Due to theRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Jillian Price

August 7, 2020

I was born in Dallas, Texas, but after about two years, my family moved to Atlanta, Georgia to be closer to family. This is where I was raised. Growing up, my family always taught me that it was important to take care of the Earth. Recycle, do not waste electricity and water…and most importantly, doRead More

Communicating Effectively in a Virtual World

August 3, 2020

TIPS FOR NONPROFITS WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH BUSINESSES AND PARTNERS Texan by Nature exists to bring conservation and business together. We believe in a collaborative model that pushes impact boundaries for our natural resources, people, and economic growth. As we collaborate with conservation, civic, education, individual, and industry leaders across the state, clear communication is aRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Kate Hettrick

July 30, 2020

I was born and raised in Dallas Texas, calling the shores of White Rock Lake my home. Nestled in between the Dallas Arboretum and Winfrey Point, I grew up no stranger to the adventure in my own backyard. From riding behind my dad in a bike trailer as a young girl to circling White RockRead More

Eco-Friendly Pest Control for Your Texas Garden

June 29, 2020

Written by Richard Gillespie, LawnStarter Most everything’s bigger in Texas — except when it comes to garden pests. The worst garden pests in Texas tend to be the smallest, such as aphids and spider mites. While these tiny creatures threaten our plants, and sometimes our health, using synthetic pesticides to get rid of them canRead More

Conservation Wrangler Update: Oaks & Prairies Joint Venture

June 12, 2020

OPJV Progress Since 2019 Following the Conservation Wrangler Summit in 2019 the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture (OPJV), along with their partners, have worked tirelessly to conserve and restore native grasslands in the Oaks and Prairies geography. Through their flagship Grassland Restoration Incentive Program (GRIP) they provide technical and financial assistance to landowners that haveRead More

Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Initiatives: A Webinar with Ward Laboratories, Inc.

June 4, 2020

Casey France of Ward Laboratories, Inc. and Amy Snelgrove of Texan by Nature joined together to discuss “Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Initiatives” during a live webinar. Over 100 people from across the nation attended the event and participated through a Q+A with Casey and Amy. As pollinator populations continue to face threats, Casey introduces aRead More

Conservation Wrangler Update: Friends of RGV Reef

May 29, 2020

Since the Conservation Wrangler Summit last year, 2019 Conservation Wrangler Friends of RGV Reef (FoRGVR) has been busy building resilient structures to support the gulf. If you missed the Summit, make sure you check out Gary Glick’s presentation to learn more about Friends of RGV Reef. Decades of trawl fishing in the Gulf of MexicoRead More