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

World Environment Day: Water Resources for Texans

June 5, 2023

As sure as the sun rises each morning, water flows through every part of our daily life. Without water, the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the business operations,Read More

Creating a Return on Conservation Index: Hives for Heroes

May 31, 2023

Texas is a leader in many areas. We lead the nation in oil and gas production, the number of farms and ranches, and the number of Fortune 500 companies. OurRead More

5 Texas Conservation Organizations Helping Texans Get Outdoors!

May 18, 2023

As early as 1865, American Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted said “The enjoyment of scenery employs the mind without fatigue and yet exercises it; tranquilizes it and yet enlivens it;Read More

7 Questions for a Sustainability Professional: Sarah Ziomek, DFW Airport

May 9, 2023

Have you ever thought of an airport as an ecosystem? Sustainability professionals at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport look at operations with an ecosystem perspective to better understand howRead More

Conservation’s Surprising Relationships: Tourists, Hunters, and…Social Media?

April 28, 2023

The intricate relationships in our natural world are not only fascinating but also surprising and at times, unexpected. Badgers and coyotes, an unlikely pair, sometimes hunt together, using the coyote’sRead More


What Makes Me Texan by Nature: Danielle Blanco

April 25, 2023

What makes me Texan by Nature? I have lived most of my time outside the great state of Texas, but the adventure that is my life eventually landed me hereRead More