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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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Small Wonders Puppet Show

Pease Park 1100 Kingsbury Street, Austin, TX, United States

Small Wonders Puppet Theater will perform a lively puppet show for audiences of all ages at Pease Park! Join us at the Outdoor Plaza between the restroom building and the storage building in Kingsbury Commons. Free and open to all!

Free

Guided Trail

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

Experience the ecology, geology, flora and fauna of the Heard Sanctuary. Led by our trained guides, your group will spend 45-60 minutes hiking our unique landscape. Adults: $13, Children: $10

$13

Visit to Bracken Bat Cave

Bracken Bat Cave 26101 FM 3009, San Antonio, TX, United States

Bracken Cave is the summer home of more than 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats, making it the world's largest bat colony and the largest concentrations of mammals on Earth! The emergence of these millions of bats, as they spiral out of the cave at dusk for their nightly insect hunt, is an unforgettable sight. YouRead More

$15

STEAM Sunday: Rocket Fuel

Witte Musuem 3801 Broadway,, San Antonio, United States

Add to your Witte experience with hands-on explorations of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at STEAM Sunday. How do chemical reactions launch rockets? Inspired by the special exhibition "Surviving Space," this hands-on workshop explores the chemistry and physics of rocketry. You’ll experiment to identify the ideal chemical balance to launch a film canister rocket.Read More

$8

Third Thursday Bird Walk

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

Third Thursday Bird Walks in the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary are offered by Heard staff. These seasonally relevant bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. This program is offered monthly. Fees includedRead More

Free

Learn About Playas at Field Day on May 16

Floyd County Friends Unity Cente 990 FM786, Lockney, TX, United States

Learn about playas at a Playa Field Day in Lockey, Texas. The field day will cover information about playa ecosystems, possibilities for restoration through the Texas Playa Conservation Initiative (TXPCI) and other programs, and an overview of how to move toward regenerative cotton production to increase water stewardship and playa conservation across the South Plains.Read More

$25

Landscaping with Native Plants for Wildlife Photography

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

If you're a nature enthusiast looking to create a haven for local fauna or interested in enhancing wildlife photography opportunities in your yard, this class is tailored for you. Discover the beauty and ecological importance of native plants while gaining practical knowledge on selecting the right plants for your landscape, understanding which plants attract specificRead More

$10

BLC Presents: Raising Caterpillars 101

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us to learn how to raise native caterpillars to butterflies from your very own home! With the help of Alamo Area Master Naturalist Derrick Mims and our BLC experts, participants are provided the knowledge and materials to support butterflies throughout their entire life cycle. Caterpillar Kit supplies are limited to the first 10 participantsRead 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

Saturday SEAM Series: Water Works

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

During this exciting program we will learn about Earth's most vital resource to people....Water! We will discuss the importance of water not only to people but to the entire ecosystem. We will learn about the 2 main water sources we have in New Braunfels and how we can help protect them for the future. LabsRead More

$7

Gardening Essentials 2024 author series (month 4 of 4)

San Antonio Garden Center 3310 North New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, United States

Countering the decline of birds with your backyard Rufus Stephens, co-author with Jan Wrede of "Land Stewardship for Birds: A Guide for Central Texas" will explain how to counter the decline of birds by restoring habitat in our backyards. Legends and Lore of Texas Wildflowers and Trees Presented by poet, puppeteer, storyteller and naturalist MobiRead More

Free

Soundbath in the Treehouse

Pease Park 1100 Kingsbury Street, Austin, TX, United States

Nurture your mind and body while in nature with an immersive full body listening experience “bathing” in the vibrations emitted from Crystal Alchemy, Crystal Quartz, and Tibetan bowls plus the Earth, Water, Fire & Air Koshi chimes. Cynthia Aguillón Bernard, founder and CEO of ATX Yoga Girl LLC is a Certified Adult & Children’s YogaRead More

Free

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Online Lecture Series “Water Wonks” Lecture 5: The Regional Flood Planning Process and Why Conserving Floodplains are Important

Online

The Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance is hosting our 2024 Water Wonks Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Water Wonks is a free community education opportunity featuring a host of experts sharing innovative ideas and details about their work in the world of water. On May 22nd Lecture #5 explainsRead More

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