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.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Planting Native Super Trees!

Kinder Morgan 2661 Penn City Rd, Houston, TX

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

Toddler Tracks

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX

Toddler Tracks is for explorers aged 5 and under and a caregiver. Wildcat Bluff will host a nature-themed storytime, do a craft or hands-on activity and go for a nature walk on Libb's Trail. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle, we go out for our nature walk in all kinds of weather,Read More

Free

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

40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: Fall Weekend at Ivys

TX

TLC’s Ivy Payne Preserve will be open for a weekend of camping, guided hikes, and other activities as we celebrate 35 years of protection for this preserve. Come for the day or stay for the weekend. We will have three FREE guided hikes over the weekend that are open to everyone! The preserve will alsoRead More

$50

Holidays at the Heard

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

Bundle up your family, get out of the house, and experience the most unique family-friendly holiday event in North Texas. On December 9 and 10, 2022 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Holidays at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will bring the beauty of the holiday season into nature.

$11

Morning Bird Walk

Trinity River Audubon Center 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX

Join us for a monthly bird walk to enjoy the trails and our amazing feathered friends. Entry to the center is included in your ticket price. We will explore the various habitats at the Audubon Center in search of different bird species that utilize them! Please be sure to bring a pair of binoculars, wearRead More

$10

Wildlife Weekend

Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo, TX

Wildlife Weekend is a monthly event! Done in partner with Wild West Wildlife Rehabilitation to bring the wild indoors. Special Animal focused presentations to learn more about the animals around us. Included with membership or admission. No reservations are necessary.

$4

Practical Aquaponics

Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher St, Goldthwaite, TX

Dr. Cummings, a professor from Tarleton State University and manager of the Aquaponics Hydrotron, will be discussing Aquaponics, a sustainable system in which the participants will learn about growing plants, like lettuce, using fish, fish food, coco coir, vermiculite, plant seeds, chelated, iron, potassium, and rain water. Designing an aquaponics system, germinating seeds, transferring seedlings,Read More

Free

Zip Line Day

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

During Zip Line Days at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary's ropes course, you’ll climb a 23-foot tree to our zip platform and then proceed to a 487-foot zip line. Purchase one ticket for each time you would like to travel down the zip line.

$12

Paint by Nature

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

Join us for our popular Paint by Nature workshop! For this one, we’ll be focusing on our Bison! We start with a short walk to our bison viewing platform. Then we move indoors to paint! Our skilled instructor will guide you through the painting steps. A canvas, paint, and brushes will be provided and aRead More

$40

Storytime: Celebrating Traditions

Children's Nature Play Area 8400 NW Military HW, San Antonio

Join Mrs. Wendy and her friends this morning for songs and stories that celebrate traditions! The Park is a special place for sharing and community, and Storytime is about imagination! We'll talk about some holidays that are special to us, and we hope to learn what days are special to you! Listen to a varietyRead More

Free

Family Outdoors: Holiday Hike & Ornaments

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Join our Education Coordinator Mr. David on a cool morning nature walk to the Land Bridge and back! The group will gather at the Salado Outdoor Classroom building and head onto the trails. Along the way, we'll stop to look at plants and any wildlife- before heading back to the classroom to make some natureRead More

Free

Hot Cocoa Contest

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

Come to the Texas Botanical Gardens immediately after the Chamber of Commerce's Parade of Lights to sample the best hot cocoa in Texas! When all of the tastings is done, grab a ballot and declare your favorite! The winner will be announced in the newspaper the following week. While you're at the gardens, take aRead More

Free

Young Melanated Gifted and Woke

Snookies 4041 Wheatland Rd., Dallas, TX

Future Billionaires of America panel discussion. This event is considered a think tank. Come shop with the Alkaline Hour, Young Kings YK1K, Stay Down clothing, and other vendors. Live panel discussion and live performances. We are talking about business, family, and community activist-ism.

Free
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