Events

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.

Get to Know the Texas Parks and Wildlife Education Programs

Online

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is so much more than the Texas State Parks we know and love. Join Johnnie Smith as he discusses many of the different education programs TPWD offers and you can bring to your nature site, school, and community. Programs discussed will include: Angler Education, Project WILD, Texas Aquatic Science,Read More

Free

Creating Healthy Community Connections with Walk with a Doc

Online

Walk with a Doc is a national program aimed to make hope and health accessible to everyone through a community walk in nature to engage patients in a comfortable environment about their health. Join Dr. Amanda Mohammed to learn about Walk with a Doc, the benefits of walking, and how to start a Walk withRead More

Free

Nature’s Best Hope by Dr. Doug Tallamy

Online

In this online program, Dr. Doug Tallamy will discuss how we can create landscapes that enhance local ecosystems rather than degrade them, including how we must add the native plant communities that sustain food webs, sequester carbon, maintain diverse native bee communities, and manage our watersheds. If we do this in half of the areaRead More

$5

Bexar Audubon Society Online Auction

Online

Bexar Audubon Society is raising funds to support our Community Grant program to help local organizations with conservation projects that benefit birds and their habitat. Our online auction takes place from October 20 through November 4. Auction items include: Artwork, Hill Country Escapes, Photography Ranch Trip, Handmade Quilt, Game Cameras, and more. An anonymous donorRead More

Virtual Forest Therapy (Bathing) Walk

Online

You are invited to relax and unwind on a forest therapy walk led by Courtney Crim, Ed.D., and Laura Allen, Ph.D., professors at Trinity University and Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Certified Guides. Inspired by Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing), “Forest Therapy refers to the practice of spending time in forested areas for the purpose ofRead More

Free

All of It, All at Once: Weaving Nature Into Communities for Human Health, Climate Readiness, Equity, Biodiversity, and Much More!

Online

The benefits that nature provides are oftentimes put into tidy boxes. Yet, when we restore or recreate nature where it has been lost, we energize places and spaces to do many, many things simultaneously - such as bolster climate readiness, engage in placemaking and Indigenous presence, uplift human and biodiversity health, activate artistic avenues, etc.Read More

Free

Schools That Heal: Design with Mental Health in Mind

Online

What would a school look like if it was designed with mental health in mind? Too many public schools look and feel like prisons, designed out of fear of vandalism and truancy. But we know that nurturing environments are better for learning. Research consistently shows that access to nature, big classroom windows, and open campusesRead More

Free

1st Wednesday Dark Sky Place Coaching

Online

Are you helping your local community, park, reserve, sanctuary, or urban park apply as an International Dark Sky Place? Or are you starting to think about it? Either way, this is the gathering where you can connect with others doing the same thing and be coached by DarkSky Texas volunteers who have experience with IDSPRead More

Free

Families in Nature Condensed 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

$250

Getting Ready for Fall Sweep Webinar

Online

Please join KTB for an orientation to the Fall Sweep Cleanup Season. We’ll cover the basics (supply requests, best practices, and the Texas Litter Database) and hear about successes from guest affiliates. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to ask all of your burning questions about cleanups!

Free

A New Take on Community Gardens: Training Citizen Gardeners

Online

Across the state, children’s obesity levels continue to increase. During this webinar, learn what the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department in partnership with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension are doing to mitigate this trend. We will cover county demographics, general information related to the county’s health and chronic diseases, strategies under way to improveRead More

Free

August Monthly Meeting: Cats Indoors: Better for Cats, Better for Birds, Better for People

Alamo Colleges District Conference Room 2222 N. Alamo, San Antonio, TX, United States

Do you love your pet cat AND wild birds? Do you want to know how to keep them and the family you love safe? Then the best place for your pet is indoors. Grant Sizemore, Director of Invasive Species Programs for The American Bird Conservancy (ABC), will tell us how ABC’s “Cats Indoors” program providesRead More

Free

Go Gardening Videos

Online

Go Gardening's mission is to help people conserve water in the Edwards and Trinity Aquifers by teaching homeowners how to convert turf grass areas to low-to-no water use landscapes featuring native plants. We hope you learned a lot about enhancing your landscapes in Season One and two of the Go Gardening shows, and we're lookingRead More

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