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.

Saving Mussels: Litter Pick-up

Herndon Park 400 East Woodin, Dallas, TX

Dallas Zoo's Wild Earth Action Team is on a mission to Create a Better World for Animals and people. Join us as we take action to remove litter and restore habitat for Texas wildlife, like freshwater mussels, right here in Oak Cliff!

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
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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center – Guided Bird Tours

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center 10750 Pleasanton Road, San Antonio, TX

On this guided bird tour around the various habitats of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, guests will see at least 30-50 different bird species with our expert guide. Travelling by both car and by foot to access as many areas as possible, this tour is best suited for the birder age 15+ as it can lastRead More

$10

Bexar Audubon Society Monthly Meeting: Little (studied) Kite on the Prairie: Investigating the Ecology of Mississippi Kites

TX

In the last 70 years, Mississippi Kites have become one of the most abundant raptors in cities and towns throughout the Great Plains. Despite their ubiquity and abundance, much of their life history and ecology awaits discovery. In this presentation, Dr. Ben Skipper of Angelo State University will discuss his past and current research thatRead More

Free

Kayak Tours

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

Register for a kayaking tour this summer and explore the wetlands, see our local wildlife, relax, and have fun! Every weekend, you’ll have a chance to see numerous birds, reptiles, and deer who are starting their day at the water's edge. Beginners and experienced kayakers are welcome. Our knowledgeable guides are ACA certified and willRead More

$50

Water Conservation Event & Rain Barrel Workshop

Galveston Bay Foundation Headquarters 1725 Highway 146, Kemah, TX

Join the Galveston Bay Foundation at their Kemah headquarters for a free, family-friendly water conservation event! Learn how to use easy water conservation tools, like Water My Yard, to save money and water at home. Explore the beautiful pollinator garden, enjoy educational games and art activities, and see how rain barrels work. Attendees can pre-purchaseRead More

Free
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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center – Guided Bird Tours

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center 10750 Pleasanton Road, San Antonio, TX

On this guided bird tour around the various habitats of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, guests will see at least 30-50 different bird species with our expert guide. Travelling by both car and by foot to access as many areas as possible, this tour is best suited for the birder age 15+ as it can lastRead More

$10

Keep Texas Beautiful 55th Annual Conference

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX

Founded in 1967, Keep Texas Beautiful has 55 years of experience deploying resources for local clean-up, recycling and youth engagement activities. We equip local partners and affiliates with the tools they need to build vibrant, engaged communities. Everything we do is focused on preventing litter and mobilizing volunteers to take action across the state. OurRead More

$425

Rapid-fire Research: Key Takeaways from the MJV Monarch Research Review Presenters

TX

Get up to speed on the latest monarch and pollinator research with Jennifer and Laura from the MJV science team. The Monarch Research Review is a volunteer-driven, annual compendium of published articles available to everyone on the MJV website. Webinars are first come, first served, with a capacity of 500 attendees.

Free

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

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

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in the Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. This exhibit is open through October 2, 2022.

$12

Penatukah Trail Story Board Display Opens

Mills County Historical Museum 1119 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

The Penatukah Comanches, as one of our prominent prehistoric peoples, had trails all over Central Texas denoted by Marker Trees, artifacts, and lore. The Mills County Historical Museum and the Texas Botanical Gardens and Native American Interpretive Center have partnered to bring the Penatukah Trail Story Boards to Goldthwaite during the month of July 2022.Read More

Free

Interactive Species Guide

Exploration Green Conservancy 16205 Diana Lane, Houston, TX

All are invited to learn about the new Interactive Species Guide and Scavenger Hunt at Exploration Green Conservancy while unveiling signs that blend technology and nature.  Be sure to bring your cell phone for the full experience. ​The Interactive Species Guide and Scavenger Hunt were created by Amanda Morse as a Girl Scout Gold AwardRead More

Free

Exploration Green Moth Night

Exploration Green Conservancy 16205 Diana Lane, Houston, TX

Discover what species of moths and other night-flying insects are out and about in Exploration Green! Exploration Green had a great response to Moth Night 2021 so we are bringing it back in 2022! In fact, we are hoping this will be the first of several Moth Nights this summer, to give people more optionsRead More

Free
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