Coastal Prairie Conservancy

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.

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

Unplugged Adventure: Ranger Treks on the Prairie

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Join us for our monthly nature hike on the Katy Prairie! This month’s theme is Texas Pollinator BioBlitz in participation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department! Enjoy a guided hike through the prairie, exploring different areas each month, observe and learn about wildflowers, insects, and birds, and finish with pond dip-netting at the prairieRead More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Backpacking Basics with REI Co-op

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Learn how to explore the great outdoors at a whole new level with an REI expert! We'll take the mystery out of backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we'll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No TraceRead More

$5

Texas Coastal Prairie Conference

Bayou Building at the University of Houston - Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX

The Coastal Prairie Conservancy and partners are pleased to present the Texas Coastal Prairie Conference: Preserving Lands and Legacies. Join us for a full day of workshops and presentations on Friday, October 28th at the University of Houston - Clear Lake, followed by field trips to remnant and restored prairies as well as working ranchesRead More

$45

Unplugged Adventure: Geocaching in the Prairie with REI Co-op

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Young and old alike can enjoy this modern-day game of “hide and seek” using GPS coordinates for clues. While we’re finding geocaches hidden throughout the prairie we’ll learn how to use a GPS unit, including creating waypoints, plotting a course, and transferring route information from a map to a GPS.

$5

Putting Down Roots

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Join the Coastal Prairie Conservancy for Putting Down Roots 2022 and help us reach our goal of planting 1,000 native plants at the Indiangrass Preserve! New volunteers and participants of all ages are welcome to join this FREE event. Snacks and water will be provided, and you are welcome to bring your own food ifRead More

Free

Stewardship Saturday

William Prairie FM359 and Hepplewhite Drive, Brookshire, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary!

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Holiday Hike

William Prairie FM359 and Hepplewhite Drive, Brookshire, TX

Following Stewardship Saturday, Outreach Assistant Ranger will host a Holiday Hike at our native remnant prairie, Williams Prairie from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Our native prairies bring surprises and delight year-round, including during the holiday season! We’ll start off our hike by noticing the shades of the prairie, the bright hues of the greensRead More

Free

Coastal Prairie Conservancy Holiday Open House

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Enjoy docent-led hikes and more at our Holiday Open House at the Indiangrass Preserve on Tuesday, December 27th from 10 AM to 1 PM. December is a great time to look for birds, and birding experts will be on hand to help visitors master the art of sighting and identification. Everyone can dipnet for mosquitoRead More

Free

Stewardship Saturday

Indiangrass Preserve, 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX 77484 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary! Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. WhatRead More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Coming Home to Roost

Indiangrass Preserve, 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX 77484 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Each winter, the Katy Prairie becomes home to flocks of birds fleeing cooler climates for the season. Join John Berner and Steve Gast, local birding enthusiasts, to see one of the most charismatic of these species, the sandhill crane, come in to roost on the prairie for the evening. You also will see waterfowl andRead More

$20

Unplugged Adventure: Coming Home to Roost

Indiangrass Preserve, 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX 77484 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Each winter, the Katy Prairie becomes home to flocks of birds fleeing cooler climates for the season. Join John Berner and Steve Gast, local birding enthusiasts, to see one of the most charismatic of these species, the sandhill crane, come in to roost on the prairie for the evening. You also will see waterfowl andRead More

$20
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