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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.

Wild About Texas Wildflowers

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

Don't you love all the gorgeous wildflowers that are coming into bloom? Curious about them? Join Deedy Wright to talk wildflowers. Learn their names, where they like to grow, and how you might grow some of your own next year.

$5

BLC Presents: 5 Common Butterflies of Texas and their Host Plants

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

Join us for a garden lesson at our Butterfly Learning Center Garden with Master Naturalist, Emily Hawthorn. Learn about 5 common butterflies seen in Texas and how you can support their habitat with plants that are native and readily available at local nurseries. Leave with the knowledge and plants that will bring butterflies to yourRead More

Free

The Strange and Wondrous Adaptations Birds Rely On to Get By by Dr. Roger Lederer

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

Dr. Roger Lederer is Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at California State University, Chico, whose expertise is ecology, science education, and ornithology. He has published over 30 scientific research papers and eleven books. His program will address the myriad, and often almost miraculous, things that birds do every day to merely stay alive, based onRead More

Free

4th Saturday Nature Walk: Trees in Hardberger Park

Phil Hardberger Park 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us for an in-person nature education presentation by Lissa Martinez and Michael Nentwich of the Bexar Branches Alliance. They will talk about the various trees in the park and why different species are vital to our park's ecosystem. If you've ever wanted to learn more about identifying native trees and how to support them,Read More

Free

Native Landscape Certification Program Class: NLCP Level 4 San Antonio – Hybrid

Online

NLCP is a series of day-long classes that teach best practices for native plant landscaping – including wildlife habitat gardening. Classes are adapted to the ecoregion in which they are offered and include an indoor training session and a plant identification section. We show you how to use native plants in the landscape; you willRead More

$65

Saturday SEAM Series: Weather Wonders

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

Join us as we explore the fun, and sometimes wild, weather Spring brings to South Texas. Students will create tornado tubes and home made quicksand, learn how lightning is made, and put a cloud in a bottle!

$7

Native Plants 101

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

During this beginners workshop, you'll take a tour of Headwaters to see a native landscape at work, learn from experts with the Native Plant Society of Texas-New Braunfels Chapter about the most low maintenance, but beautiful, native plants you can enjoy, and get tips on the best plants for your yard conditions. We'll even haveRead More

$20

Storytime: Water Water Everywhere

Phil Hardberger Park Children's Nature Play Area 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join Ms. Wendy and Mobi to hear stories about water, do cloud painting, learn about water from SAWS, and take a walk to look at the water features in the park. We'll sing songs, read stories, have a make-and-take, and have some fun at our nature playground!

Free

FIN Visits Bracken Bat Cave

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

Join FIN for a very special visit to Bracken Bat Cave with FIN and Bat Conservation International (BCI). 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, asRead More

$15

Art in the Park: Nature Inspired Monoprinting

Phil Hardberger Park, Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Meet at the Outdoor Salado Classroom. Once gathered, the group will go out onto the trails for an exercise in artistic observation and documentation! Then we'll return to the outdoor picnic tables to create our artworks. We'll use images of plants and animals, styrofoam plates, and basic techniques to try our hand at this introductoryRead 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

White-tailed Deer Management Symposium

La Vernia Chamber of Commerce 12201 U.S. Hwy 87 W, La Vernia, TX, United States

Mark your calendar to attend our White-tailed Deer Management Symposium in La Vernia. This program is a joint effort between the Extension Offices of Bexar, Atascosa, Guadalupe and Wilson counties and will encompass everything “white-tailed deer”. CEUs, door prizes, vendors, refreshments, and a catered meal will be offered. Topics include: Herd dynamics Deer nutrition andRead More

$50

Nature Walk: Invasive Plants

Urban Ecology Center in Phil Hardberger Park 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us on a nature walk to learn about the difference between native plants that are meant to be in our ecosystem and invasive plants that have been introduced and now cause ecological problems. Cheryl Hamilton is a Master Naturalist and an active member of the San Antonio Chapter of the Native Plant Society ofRead More

Free
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