The Power of Youth in Environmental Stewardship!

August 14, 2023

Studies have shown that direct childhood experiences in nature result in a sense of stewardship and care for the environment. This means that younger generations hold incredible power to shapeRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Carolyn Cooper

August 9, 2023

My family’s Texas story begins at the Sunshine Ranch in the Panhandle, where members of my family still farm today. While I was born and raised in downtown Houston, ourRead More

Texan-led Water Projects Making Waves

July 20, 2023

When it comes to water, everyone is a stakeholder. People, businesses, cities, plants, and wildlife all depend on water for survival. Through our work with the Texas Water Action Collaborative,Read More

How Texas Runs on Water Engages the Community around Water

July 17, 2023

Have you ever thought about why Texas has such an iconic shape? It’s because of water! Not one, but three of our state’s boundaries are shaped by bodies of water-Read More

Conservation Relationships: Energy & Natural Resource Conservation

July 17, 2023

In 2021, Texas accounted for 43% of the United States’ crude oil production. The same year, our state produced 26% of the country’s wind-powered energy, leading the nation for theRead More

Texas Trees Foundation Q&A

July 5, 2023

Texan by Nature (TxN) is proud to partner with 140+ conservation organizations working to positively benefit Texas’ natural resources and communities through innovative approaches. TxN accelerates conservation by bringing conservation organizations andRead More

What Makes Me Texan By Nature – Estela Lopez

June 28, 2023

    I never knew the impact of growing up in the Rio Grande Valley had on me until I moved away for college. had always heard the saying “youRead More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Sydney Gass

June 26, 2023

By Sydney Gass, Texan by Nature Social Media and Marketing Intern   I was born in Baltimore, Maryland but spent most of my formative years on the Florida coast, searchingRead More

Marathon Oil: Fostering Resilient Communities by Planting 100 Trees at a South Texas School

June 26, 2023

Trees provide a wealth of environmental, social, and economic benefits to our homes, neighborhoods, schools, and communities. Marathon Oil, TxN Catalyst Member, understands the impact trees have on the communitiesRead More

Creating a Return on Conservation™ Index: Texas Partnership for Forests and Water

June 23, 2023

If you could follow the water from your faucet all the way back to where it came from, it may lead you to a lush Texas forest. In fact, 40Read More


What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Madeleine Kaleta

June 15, 2023

  I grew up nestled amongst the trees in a valley between the mountain in a small town in upstate New York. My family’s history runs deep in this state,Read More

What Makes Me Texan by Nature – Faith Humphreys

June 9, 2023

By Faith Humphreys, Texan by Nature Programs Intern Although my birth certificate says I was born in Kansas, in my heart I was born in Texas. My mom is fromRead More