Events

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.

Native Plant Society of Texas Fall Symposium

Alpine Civic Center 801 W Holland Ave, Alpine, TX

Native Plant Society of Texas Hybrid Fall Symposium will focus on the native plants of the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. The annual symposium is being held in Alpine, Texas on September 22 - 25 and will highlight native vegetation communities found in the Trans-Pecos region. Includes field trips! Members and non-members who do notRead More

$235

Volunteer Opportunity: Planting Native Super Trees!

Houston Ship Channel 1836 Miller Cut Off Rd, La Porte

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 providing ecosystem services that combat climateRead More

Free

40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: Night Hike and Sky Party at Cathedral Oaks

Wimberley, TX Wimberley, TX

Join us for a Hill Country night hike outside of Wimberley to explore the critters of the night, including bats with a bat detector! Following the hike there will be casual stargazing and refreshments! Bring a flashlight for the hike and a camp chair for after. We'll have some red keychain lights for the stargazing.Read More

$15

Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge Breakfast with the Bison

Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth, TX

MEMBERS ONLY. Join us at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge for a sunrise breakfast inside the bison range. The herd, including any calves, will be grazing next to the fence as attendees eat a hot sit-down breakfast. While members enjoy breakfast, Texas Tribal Buffalo Project CEO/founder and Lipan Apache Band of Texas memberRead More

BLC Birding with JoJo

Creekside Trailhead - Spring Creek Nature Trail Creekside Forest Dr, Tomball, TX

Join avid birder, and BLC member, JoJo to enjoy this 2022 Bird Week! We will observe with our eyes and ears various birds in their protected natural habitat.

Free

4th Saturday Nature Walk: Grasses of Hardberger Park

Urban Ecology Center 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Join us for an in-person nature walk led by our local grass expert Cleve Powell! Our savanna restoration project is vital to the preservation of natural areas here at Phil Hardberger Park, and this walk will teach us about the wonderful grass biodiversity in the park. Learn key characteristics to identify some of the mostRead More

Free

National Public Lands Day Trail Cleanup

The Violet Crown Trail Dick Nichols Park 8011 Beckett Rd, Austin, TX

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by joining Hill Country Conservancy to explore the Violet Crown Trail! Join Hill Country Conservancy board and committee members on National Public Lands Day for a morning at the Dick Nichols Violet Crown Trail trailhead! We'll kick off the morning by learning a little about the exciting upcoming plans forRead More

Free

National Public Lands Day: Creek Bash

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center 20634 Kenswick Dr, Humble

Nothing ruins scenic waterways faster than litter. Join us along with our partners, TexasChildren in Nature and Harris County Precinct 3, to help keep Spring Creek clean and make a positive impact on our shared environment. Ages 16+ or accompanied by an adult. Wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, and work gloves, and bring a reusableRead More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Camping 101 & Outdoor Ethics with REI Co-op

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Join REI and the Coastal Prairie Conservancy to learn what you need to take your first (or second or third) camping trip. We will cover the basics including: how to be warm, dry and comfortable camping, gear and equipment necessities, ideas for fun activities, and more. Camping is a fun and affordable way to takeRead More

$5

WILD Dinner

Spoke Hollow Ranch Spoke Hollow Road, Wimberley, TX

Desert Door Texas Sotol's WILD dinner series benefiting Wild Spirit Wild Places (WSWP), continues at Spoke Hollow Ranch in Wimberley, Texas. Guests are invited to enjoy the rolling landscapes of the Texas Hill Country along the Blanco River. This autumn, WILD will feature an elegant hunter/gatherer feast curated by Lynn Miller & Mike Diaz ofRead More

$150

The Role of Zoos in Butterfly and Insect Conservation

TX

Zoos are playing an important role in insect conservation and their labs are home to innovative programs designed to help at-risk insect species recover. Join us for updates and success stories with a focus on imperiled butterflies of southern California and Nebraska’s salt creek tiger beetle recovery program. Webinars are first come, first served, withRead More

Free

Ogallala Commons Playa Field Day

Church of Christ Annex 401 Lawrence Street, Anton, TX

The Playa Field Day will provide information about playa ecosystems and how to improve monitoring of playa flooding using satellite imagery, as well as a tour of a playa restoration project completed through the Texas Playa Conservation Initiative. There will also be a tour of The Tap, an Ogallala Aquifer exhibit at At’l Do FarmsRead More

$20

Playa Field Day

Church of Christ Annex 401 Lawrence Street, Anton, TX

The field day will cover general information about playa ecosystems, improved monitoring of playa inundation using satellite imagery, and a tour of playa restoration achieved through the Texas Playa Conservation Initiative (TXPCI). There will also be a tour of The Tap, an Ogallala Aquifer exhibit at At’l Do Farms in Shallowater, TX, to conclude theRead More

$20
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