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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

5 Ways to See Texas on Two Wheels

July 19, 2019

Written by Jenny Burden, Program Manager, Texan by Nature For this Texan, there aren’t many better ways to enjoy the outdoors than on two wheels. Cycling culture in Texas grows year after year and bikes offer Texans a fun way to stay in shape and explore the outdoors in meaningful ways with friends and family.Read More

5 Ways to Reduce Your Waste

July 12, 2019

Written by Cat Hickox, Social Media & Marketing Intern, Texan by Nature Have you ever found yourself wanting to live more sustainably but unsure of where to start? You’re not alone. Our earth is more represented than ever, in the news, in media, on product packages… It’s easy to feel energized toward the movement ofRead More

Constructing a Legacy of Conservation – Interview with Sundt Construction

July 11, 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

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Austin Sankey

May 29, 2019

  Freezing nights, blazing fires, and the ones I hold closest to my heart: the key ingredients for epic tales of the past, present, and future to be spun on the shores of our beloved lake Travis, deep within the heart of Texas. Our innocent, sweet laughter crackled like the amber firewood that we huddledRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Missy Almgren

May 29, 2019

Texas has always been a special place for me. Austin has been and always will be my home. I was born here and have grown up here my whole life. I love everything from the music, the food, the bluebonnets, the lake, and the amazing sunsets. Ever since I was a child I’ve always beenRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Abby Rodgers

May 24, 2019

Texas summer nights have been my favorite time of the year since I was a kid. When the hot sun is going down and hearing the cicadas buzzing all around me is one of the most relaxing moments, as long as a mosquito isn’t biting me. Growing up in Dallas there weren’t as many natureRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Cat Hickox

May 24, 2019

Born in Austin and raised in Dallas, I’ve spent most of my life waiting to leave Texas. As a kid, when visiting other states, I was frequently asked what I named the horse that I rode to school and I felt embarrassed when my cousins up north drew attention to my use of “y’all.” MyRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Meagan Doyle

January 30, 2019

Growing up, I was rarely exposed to simple conservation practices: recycling, saving water, energy consumption. Unfortunately, this is common for many people in America, or if they are, they believe that it doesn’t directly affect them, or that if *one* person doesn’t practice conservation, it won’t make a huge difference. However, this is the hugeRead More