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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.

Webinar: Regenerative Land Management For Healthy Watersheds

Online

Dixon Water Foundation’s Casey Wade and Philip Boyd discuss how they manage grasslands that promote healthy cattle, healthy vegetation, and healthy watersheds. Dixon Water Foundation owns ranches in the Oaks and Prairies ecoregion of North Texas and in the Chihuahuan Desert grasslands of the Trans-Pecos region of Far West Texas. This virtual event is hostedRead More

Free

Grab-N-Go Nature Lessons: Pollination

Nature Play Area 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Stop by the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy table to pick up a Grab-N-Go bag filled with activities to help you explore the park. This month’s bag features flower activities. There is a fun lesson about pollination using Cheetos, creating watercolor paints with your favorite flowers, and much more! No registration is necessary. Supplies are limited.

Urban Stream Processes & Restoration Training – San Antonio

San Antonio River Authority’s Mission Reach Operations Center , 8510-3 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX

This Urban Stream Processes & Restoration Training is being co-hosted by the San Antonio River Authority, Texas A&M AgriLife and the Texas Water Resources Institute. The training will focus on natural design processes for stream restoration projects. Materials delivered in the training will help attendees understand urban stream functions, impacts of development on urban streams,Read More

$50

Grab-N-Go Kits: Turkey and Vultures

Phil Hardberger Park 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Stop by the table to pick up a Grab-N-Go kit filled with activities to help you explore the Philhardberger park. This month’s theme is Turkey and Vultures. The kit includes facts about fowl in the park, and instructions on how to make your own pet buzzard! No registration is necessary. Supplies are limited.

Free

Outdoor Cooking Workshop

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

Join JBS Wetland Center to delve into the world of outdoor cooking! Learn the proper way to use and care for iron cookware, the value of prep work and tips to make outdoor cooking successful AND fun! This interactive class includes a delicious brunch of Cowboy Coffee, Mountain Man casserole and warm cinnamon rolls thatRead More

$25

Texas Bighorn Society Work Project 2022

Van Horn Convention Center 1801 A W. Broadway, Van Horn, TX

This is an annual event hosted at different locations to implement hands on conservation. The goal is to ensure the viability of habitat for desert bighorn sheep in Texas. Membership is required to participate.

Free

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

Rudder Tower 401 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX

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

$240

Early Morning Tour: Erosion Management

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, TX

Come see firsthand some of the erosion control techniques employed at Headwaters to manage stormwater. From berms and swales to other low-tech methods to control drainage issues, we'll demonstrate how to utilize our precious rainfall as a resource and keep as much rainwater on property as possible, while reducing damage from heavy rainfall events.

$5

Workshop Connects Texas Landowners to Conservation Tools and Resources

Tom Green 4-H Center 3168 US-67, San Angelo, TX

The Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are presenting a series of workshops to share information that could benefit landowners across the state. The workshops will focus on conservation tools and resources including the NRCS Agricultural Conservation Easement Program which provides financial support to landowners. Lunch will be provided,Read More

Workshop Connects Texas Landowners to Conservation Tools and Resources Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

PCCA Meeting Room 3301 E. 50th St, Lubbock, TX

The Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are presenting a series of workshops to share information that could benefit landowners across the state. The workshops will focus on conservation tools and resources including the NRCS Agricultural Conservation Easement Program which provides financial support to landowners. Lunch will be provided,Read More

Recurring

Martyn Farm Harvest Festival

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX

ABNC's Martyn Farm site will come alive with activities and live demos that highlight how typical farmers lived around the turn of the century. It was hard work, but it was also a time for families and communities to have fun. Enjoy live music, food, games, storytelling by cowboy poet, and wagon rides!

$12
Recurring

Martyn Farm Harvest Festival

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX

ABNC's Martyn Farm site will come alive with activities and live demos that highlight how typical farmers lived around the turn of the century. It was hard work, but it was also a time for families and communities to have fun. Enjoy live music, food, games, storytelling by cowboy poet, and wagon rides!

$12

Wild Pig Education and Trap Demonstration – San Patricio County

San Patricio County Event Center 219 W. 5th St., Sinton, TX

Wild pigs have caused a high level of economic, biologic, and natural resource damage as their numbers rapidly expand. A liability to Texas waterways and ecosystems, this species is now considered a national threat. Join us on November 15th to learn more about effective management practices and become familiar with smart trapping techniques. Please RSVPRead More

Wild Pig Education and Trap Demonstration – Bee County

Bee County Pavilion 214 South FM 351, Beeville, TX

Wild pigs have caused a high level of economic, biologic, and natural resource damage as their numbers rapidly expand. A liability to Texas waterways and ecosystems, this species is now considered a national threat. Join us on November 18th to learn more about effective management practices and become familiar with smart trapping techniques. Please RSVPRead More

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