Health & Nature

Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 140+ 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.

Dallas Zoo Lights

The Dallas Zoo 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway Dallas, TX 75203 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, United States

Most nights from Nov. 17 through Jan. 2, the beloved annual holiday event and its unique animal-themed vignettes will take guests on a strolling tour of regions across the globe – along with a trip back in time. For the first time ever, the Zoo’s dinosaur exhibit, sponsored by Reliant, will be open and deckedRead More


Volunteer Opportunity: Planting Native Super Trees!

7399 Harbor Dr, Houston, TX 77011 7399 Harbor Dr, Houston, United States

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


Oak Cliff Nature Preserve Monthly Workday

2875 Pierce St, Dallas, TX 75233 2875 Pierce St, Dallas, United States

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.


Marysee Prairie Monthly Workday

Marysee Prairie 30.254899°, -94.6800920176°, TX, United States

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


Zip Line Day

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 1 Nature Place, McKinney, United States

During our Zip Line Days, guests will climb up our new dual zip platform and then proceed to a 487-ft. zip line. Purchase one ticket for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-registration is required.


Malone Preserve Workday

Vivian J. Malone Preserve County Road 1109BRio Vista, TX, 76093 County Road 1109BRio, Vista, United States

Join TLC and our partners from the Texas Master Naturalists, Rio Brazos Chapter for trail maintenance and habitat restoration at TLC’s Vivian J. Malone Preserve, a 145-acre nature preserve in Rio Vista, TX. No skills needed! Please wear closed-toed shoes and bring a water bottle. Families are welcome, but children must be accompanied by anRead More


Texas Children in Nature Network 2023 Summit

400 Dallas Street 400 Dallas Street, Houston, United States

During this three-day Summit, TCiNN will bring together health, education, built environment, faith, and conservation community leaders to shape an even brighter future for the children of Texas. TCiNN will convene over 300 community leaders to strengthen the network and develop opportunities and policies that will connect more children and families in nature.


GCAA Webinar with Texas Downtown


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. During this webinar presented by Texas Downtown in collaboration with Keep Texas Beautiful, learn more about theRead More


2023 Prairie Stampede

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, Texas 77024 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, United States

All prairie enthusiasts, conservationists, restorationists, and organizations supporting and preserving native prairies in Texas are cordially invited to the 2023 Prairie Stampede for an annual evening of networking, awards, and celebration of 2023 prairie accomplishments for Texas and Louisiana! Bring your favorite dish to share for a covered dish dinner. The Coastal Prairie Conservancy andRead More


Holidays at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 1 Nature Place, McKinney, United States

On December 8 & 9, Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up your family, get out of the house, and experience the most unique family-friendly holiday event in North Texas. Holiday lights and décor will accentuate a lovely half-mile Heard nature trail. Your family will be enchantedRead More


Holidays Extended Hours

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 1 Nature Place, McKinney, United States

After Holidays at the Heard, on December 10, 2023 and December 12-16, 2023, enjoy a peaceful winter walking tour of one of our nature trails accented with holiday lights and decor. Our half-mile lighted trail will lead you through a beautiful forest and prairie.


7th Annual Houston Sporting Clays Tournament & Fundraiser

Greater Houston Gun Club 6700 McHard Rd, Houston, United States

Join TWA for our 7th Annual Houston Sporting Clays Tournament. This is our annual fundraiser in Houston and is sure to be a good time. Your registration includes: 100 Sporting Clays Targets Team Carts Ammunition Swag Catered lunch and beverages