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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.

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Day of Service at Buttermilk Creek and Park

St John Community Center/Library 7500 Blessing Ave, Austin, TX, United States

Join Austin Youth River Watch and the community for a Cleanup and Restoration Event on Monday, February 19th from 9am to 12pm at Buttermilk Creek & Park. Volunteer activities will include: removing trash from the Buttermilk Park Greenbelt and creek area, spreading native plant seed balls, learning about water quality, and participating in a BrandRead More

Free

Online Guide Training

Online

Join Families in Nature (FIN) for our condensed Guide Development Training Program! During this online course, you will learn tips and tricks to confidently and comfortably lead groups of people in the outdoors, including topics like how to manage wildlife and weather, how to use nature as a tool to enhance your time outside, andRead More

Free – $250

Trash Bash 2024

Armand Bayou 7500 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, United States

Trash Bash is the largest, single-day waterway cleanup in Texas. GBF hosts the cleanup at Bay Area Park and surrounding areas from 8:30 am - 11:30 am and welcomes volunteers of all ages. All volunteers will receive lunch and a T-shirt.ga

Free

Land restoration workday in the Upper Bull Creek watershed

Stenis Tract 5341 1/2 Old Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, United States

Join A Rocha USA and the Bull Creek Foundation to restore and preserve public land in the Upper Bull Creek watershed. We will treat and remove invasive plant species that crowd out native plants.

Free

Upcoming Webinar: Reporting Your Data for Spring Cleanups

Online

If you've received free supplies from KTB for the Spring 2024 cleanup season, we want your data! You have questions, and we have answers: in this webinar, KTB's Research and Cleanups Program Manager Kirsten Sorensen will give demonstrations on how to submit your data, and will leave ample time for Q&A to help troubleshoot whereRead More

Free

Violet Crown Trail Cleanup – Dick Nichols Trailhead

Latta Drive & Convict Hill Road Austin, TX 78749

***Please RSVP to ensure you receive important details and updates about this event*** Join Hill Country Conservancy as we help keep the Violet Crown Trail clean and safe! This event is open to anyone, and is a great way to get involved on the VCT! We'll spend about 1.5 hours on the trail, picking upRead More

Free

Celebrate Earth Day with Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off

Statewide

Celebrate Earth Day with a litter cleanup event this year! Check out KTB's event calendar to join a cleanup near you. April marks the start of the Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off, part of The Great American Cleanup. Host your own cleanup! Anyone can order supplies to clean up a TxDOT-maintained roadway or waterway betweenRead More

Free

Colorado River Alliance Spring Cleanup

Travis County Parks Austin, United States

Colorado River Alliance and Travis County Parks are bringing a whole new meaning to spring cleaning! Join us on April 20th—the Saturday before Earth Day—to get your hands dirty while helping to keep our water, our parks, and our Earth clean. This community cleanup will take place across 7 Travis County Parks in East Austin,Read More

Free

Buttermilk Creek Clean Up – Keep Austin Beautiful Day

Buttermilk Neighborhood Park 7501 Bethune Ave, Austin, United States

Each April, in honor of Earth Month, Keep Austin Beautiful hosts Keep Austin Beautiful Day, a city-wide day of service spanning over one hundred sites in all ten city council districts in the greater Austin area. Austin Youth River Watch is participating this year by hosting a clean up on our adopted creek, Buttermilk Creek.Read More

Free

Land restoration workday in the Upper Bull Creek watershed

Stenis Tract 5341 1/2 Old Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, United States

Join A Rocha USA and the Bull Creek Foundation to restore and preserve public land in the Upper Bull Creek watershed. We will treat and remove invasive plant species that crowd out native plants.

Free

Calling all Texans 15-25 yrs old !The Young Texan Ambassador Program 2024-25 Cohort Applicaitons open May 1 until July 15.

Online

KTB seeks to inspire and empower youth to keep our communities clean and beautiful. Our goal is to provide youth ambassadors with resources on: Information on the importance of litter prevention and other environmental efforts How to engage, spread awareness, and organize efforts in their local communities Become leaders and capacity builders within their communities

Free

Sink Your Shucks Community Oyster Reef Restoration Event

Goose Island State Park - Pier section 202 S. PALMETTO STREET, Rockport, United States

Join the Harte Research Institute's Sink Your Shucks program at Goose Island State Park to help rebuild an oyster reef in Aransas Bay! Volunteers will work stations to bag recycled oyster shell then place them into the bay. Participants of all ages are welcome, but shell can be heavy and we will be near openRead More

Free

Community Creek Cleanup at Onion Creek Metro Park

Onion Creek Metro Park 7004 Onion Creek Drive, Austin, United States

Join Colorado River Alliance for a community creek cleanup in Onion Creek Metropolitan Park! Volunteers of all ages can help remove trash from in and around Onion Creek - an area with significant impact on the Texas Colorado River. Reserve your spot now to help keep our local freshwater sources healthy and clean for generationsRead More

Free
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