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Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 150+ 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 HERE.

Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure

Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm 130 Cunningham Meadows Rd, Waxahachie, TX, United States

This event is hosted on the privately-owned Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm that is permanently protected by TLC. Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun Sunday afternoon in the country. FREE wildflower tours, interactive exhibits and activities in partnership with the Indian Trail Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists and the Prairielands Groundwater ConservationRead More

Free

Lone Star Healthy Streams

Denton County Southwest Courthouse 6200 Canyon Falls Dr, Flower Mound, TX, United States

The goal of the Lone Star Healthy Streams (LSHS) program is the protection of Texas waterways from bacterial contamination originating from livestock operations and feral hogs that may pose a serious health risk to Texas citizens. To achieve this important goal, the program's objective is the education of Texas farmers, ranchers, and landowners about properRead More

Unplugged Adventure: Guided Birding Hike at the Warren Ranch

Warren Ranch 15025 Warren Ranch Road, Hockley, TX, United States

Join CPC staff, Bethany Foshee and Alex DiMaggio, and lead CPC bird guides, Steve Gast, Iris Poteet, and John Berner, for a morning of birding! We'll explore the Warren Ranch's restored grasslands and wetlands for spring migrants and resident species, and Alex will give an update on the ranch's restoration plans.

$5

Lone Star Healthy Streams

Bryan Agrilife Extension Office 4153 County Park Ct, Bryan, TX, United States

The goal of the Lone Star Healthy Streams (LSHS) program is the protection of Texas waterways from bacterial contamination originating from livestock operations and feral hogs that may pose a serious health risk to Texas citizens. To achieve this important goal, the program's objective is the education of Texas farmers, ranchers, and landowners about properRead More

Land Stewardship Workshop

Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher St, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

"Land Stewardship" is the first of a three-series workshop presented in partnership with and developed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The purpose of this series is to reach new landowners (<200 acres) with information about best practices for both wildlife and the owners themselves, but the content will be beneficial to all landowners.Read More

$5

July Monthly Meeting: Restoring and Creating Pollinator Habitats by Dr. Sean Griffin

Alamo Colleges District Conference Room 2222 N. Alamo, San Antonio, TX, United States

Dr. Sean Griffin is the Director of Science and Conservation at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, where he leads research focused on large-scale habitat restoration in Texas and the conservation of rare and declining plants. Sean will discuss two ongoing pollinator restoration projects at the LBJ Wildflower Center and throughout north-central Texas. With overRead More

Free

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

Rudder Tower 401 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX, United States

The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course has a rich tradition and historical place in the programs emanating from the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. Dating as far back as 1942, Professor John K Riggs started the first in a series of Beef Cattle Short Courses held on the campus of TexasRead More

$260

Leopold Live! – Wild Pig Management

Online

Leopold Live! is back with Chapter Two, Episode 19 - Wild Pig Management, and will stream on August 29th at 12:00pm CST. Leopold Live! began as a live-streaming seminar series conducted in partnership with the Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve (Bamberger) to demonstrate to natural resource students, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts the original 5 creative methodsRead More

Free

Ranching for Resilience: Linking Management Practices to Soil and Rangeland Health

Josey Pavilion - Dixon Water Foundation 4528 Co Rd 398, Decatur, TX, United States

Learn observation skills to recognize the impact that management practices have on soil and land health Observe first-hand differences between set stocking grazing versus Holistic Planned Grazing Participate in hands-on practical activities to help your ranchland and business become more resilient!

$25

Riparian Landowner Workshop Series

Family Ranch Boerne, United States

Join Hill Country Alliance and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for our three-part riparian series! This workshop series is tailored specifically to river- and creek-side landowners in the Hill Country and features Steve Nelle, who literally and figuratively wrote the book on stewarding Texas riparian areas! It's a great opportunity for local landowners toRead More

$25

Ranch Management University

G. Rollie White Visitor Center 7707 Raymond Stotzer Pkwy, College Station, TX, United States

The Ranch Management University is an intensive 5-day event targeting new /inexperienced and seasoned ranchers and landowners covering the fundamentals of soils/soil fertility, forage establishment, pasture management, and utilization by livestock. Basic livestock management practices such as castrating and vaccinating calves are demonstrated. Grazing management, stocking rate, and body condition scoring are also highlighted. PlanningRead More

$625

Holistic Grazing Workshop

YMCA Roberts Ranch 550 Roberts Ranch Rd, Comfort, Texas, United States

Join Hill Country Alliance and Holistic Management International for a hands-on workshop at Roberts Ranch exploring how Holistic Planned Grazing can benefit the health and wealth of your operation. Topics covered: - Reading the land for signs of ecosystem health and stressors and deciding on corrective action - Practical pointers on the fundamentals of grazing planning - TipsRead More

$25

Dairy Days

Historic Voelcker Homestead in Phil Hardberger Park 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, United States

Join us for a morning out at the Historic Voelcker Homestead! The Southwest Dairy Farmers will present a live milking demonstration to teach us the modern milking process and the importance of dairy foods! See the 1800s stone house and the 1920s red dairy barn. We'll also have a farm animal petting zoo!

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