Events

Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 100+ conservation organizations across Texas to accelerate conservation action and impact. TxN aggregates and distributes  conservation news and events from the partner network to increase engagement and awareness in conservation efforts. Browse opportunities to get involved with TxN and TxN’s conservation partner network below and use the search bar to find events in your area. See a full list of TxN’s conservation partners.

Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

From September 3, 2022 through February 20, 2023, visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with eleven life-size animatronic dinosaurs. During the 16th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit,Read More

Free

Governor’s Community Achievement Awards

Online

For more than thirty years, Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Awards to Texas communities for their outstanding overall efforts to keep their communities beautiful. The GCAA program has recognized outstanding communities since 1969, with TxDOT providing landscaping award funding since 1985.Read More

Free

First Saturday Bird Walk

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join us for a morning of birding! Regardless of your ability or knowledge of birding, all are welcome for this bird walk led by master birders. Online registration required.

$10

Marysee Prairie Monthly Workday – February

Marysee Prairie 30.254899°, -94.6800920176°, TX

Marysee Prairie is one of the last remnants of tallgrass prairie in the Big Thicket region. Come assist Texas Land Conservancy in their ongoing effort to revive and maintain the native grasses and wildflowers on this site near Batson, Texas. Work tasks vary by month, but they involve controlling the regrowth of woody species andRead More

Free

Family, Outdoors: Oak Loop Trail Walk

Urban Ecology Center 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Bring some friends or the whole family for a morning walk in the park! We'll set out from the Urban Ecology Center and walk to along the Oak Loop Trail for approximately 1-mile round trip. The oak loop trail is completely unpaved and is a bit rougher than our other trails, but it's a greatRead More

Free

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve Monthly Workday – February

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve 2875 Pierce St, Dallas, TX

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve (OCNP) is a 121-acre preserve in the heart of the Oak Cliff neighborhood and well-loved by the people of Dallas, especially the hiking and mountain biking community. Please arrive by 8:45am to get registered and bring closed-toed shoes and a water bottle. We'll have work gloves and all the tools you'llRead More

Free

ACCESS Water Community Science Teacher Workshop

Meadows Center for Water and the Environment 201 San Maros Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX

Educators who work with middle school and high school students are invited to an ACCESS Water Community Science Teacher Workshop Feb. 4 in San Marcos. The workshop is free and open to informal and formal educators.

Free

Volunteer Opportunity: Planting Native Super Trees!

4000 Kelley St, Houston, TX 77026 4000 Kelley St, Houston, TX

Houston Wilderness invites all individuals and corporate groups to volunteer for the Houston Ship Channel TREES program. The HSC TREES program is a multi-year collaborative project facilitated by Houston Wilderness utilizing targeted large-scale tree plantings along the Houston Ship Channel to protect and restore riparian habitat as well as enhancing ecosystem services that combat climateRead More

Free

Texas Waters Webinar: Texas Water Action Collaborative

Online

During this webinar, Taylor Keys, Texan by Nature’s Program Director will provide an overview of the history, impact to date, and how to get involved in the Texas Water Action Collaborative (TxWAC). TxWAC matches companies and funders with conservation projects to positively benefit Texas’ water resources. Launched in 2021 in the Trinity River Basin, TxWACRead More

Free

Urban Riparian Symposium

San Marcos Convention Center San Marcos, TX

Water and natural resources professionals are invited to the 3-day symposium, Feb. 8-10. This year's theme is "Down by the River: Managing for Resilient Riparian Corridors," and it will include: networking, presentations and posters, field trips, and, new this year, Fervent Riparian Open Discussion Opportunities (FRODO).

$225

“Stewarding Our Aquifer” Field Day

Panhandle Regional Planning Commission Boardroom 415 SW 8th Avenue, Amarillo, TX

City managers, public works directors, county judges, regional water planners, regional flood planners, groundwater conservation districts, educators and students at universities and community colleges, farmers, ranchers, agency personnel, and the interested public are invited to attend a Stewarding Our Aquifer Field Day presented by Ogallala Commons (www.ogallalacommons.org) and cosponsored by Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC),Read More

$15
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