Share Your Summer Nights with Texas’ Bat Population

July 21, 2016

Summertime in Texas means a whole lot of swimming, music festivals, BBQ, and bats—millions and millions of bats! Each year, colonies of female Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) migrate northRead More

Texan by Nature Speaks at Texas Wildlife Association’s 31st Annual Wildlife Convention & Private Land Summit

July 13, 2016

Texan by Nature is headed to historic San Antonio for the Private Lands Summit! Hosted by the Texas Wildlife Association, this year’s summit will take place at the JW MarriottRead More

Meet the Winner of The #ImafanofTexas Photo Contest

July 5, 2016

Texan by Nature and the Fort Griffin Fandangle are happy to announce the winner of the #ImafanofTexas photo contest. Texas native Jennifer O’Dell perfectly captured the natural heritage of Texas withRead More

See You at the Fort Griffin Fandangle!

June 23, 2016

On June 24, 2016, Texan by Nature will be joining the folks in Albany, Texas to celebrate the 78th Anniversary of the Fort Griffin Fandangle! A spectacle for all ages, the FandangleRead More

2015 Annual Ranch Gala

November 25, 2015

The 2015 Texan by Nature Annual Ranch Gala was held on October 3rd at President and Mrs. Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas. The event was a great success,Read More

Monarch Press Announcement

October 13, 2015

On October 13th, at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texan by Nature joined with US Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and National WildlifeRead More

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 ofRead 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 ConservationRead 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 FoundationRead 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,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 propertyRead More