Coastal Prairie Conservancy

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.

Unplugged Adventure: Herps of the Katy Prairie Preserve

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

Join us for a summer evening with wildlife biologists from Texas A&M University's Natural Resources Institute (NRI). They will lead us through a tutorial on the most common reptile and amphibian (i.e. herp) species found in our coastal prairie region. They'll also cover their recent research on the life history of the Western Chicken Turtle.Read More

$5

Unplugged Adventure: Ranger Treks on the Prairie

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

Join Coastal Prairie Conservancy for our monthly nature hike on the Katy Prairie Preserve! This month’s theme is “Beetles and Bugs”. Enjoy a guided hike through the prairie, exploring different areas each month. Observe and learn about wildflowers, insects, and birds. Finish with pond dip-netting at the prairie potholes. All ages are welcome. We’ll startRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

Join us on the second Monday of each month for the 9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day! Located outside of the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Cockrell Butterfly Center, this garden brings the beauty of native plants and the coastal prairie to the heart of Houston. We welcome volunteers of all ages and experience toRead More

Free

Stewardship Saturday

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

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: Ranger Treks on the Prairie

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

Join us for our monthly nature hike on the Katy Prairie Preserve! This month’s theme is “Nature Detectives.” Animal signs and plant patterns all tell a story about who these organisms are and what role they play in the prairie environment. We'll use investigative tools like our senses and guide books to crack the cluesRead More

Free

9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

Join us on the second Monday of each month for the 9 Natives Showcase Garden Volunteer Day! Located outside of the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Cockrell Butterfly Center, this garden brings the beauty of native plants and the coastal prairie to the heart of Houston. We welcome volunteers of all ages and experience toRead More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Ranger Treks on the Prairie

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

Join us for our monthly nature hike on the Katy Prairie Preserve! This month’s theme is “Fall Flowers and Grasses.” Enjoy the last blooms of the summer and the heavy seed heads of prairie grasses. Enjoy a guided hike through the prairie, exploring different areas each month Observe and learn about wildflowers, insects, and birdsRead More

Free

Fall Volunteer Orientation

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

Save the date for our Fall Volunteer Orientation at the Indiangrass Preserve. This is a great training opportunity for new and current volunteers alike. Come to learn about the Coastal Prairie Conservancy’s latest news, updates on our preserves, history of the Katy Prairie, ecology of the coastal prairie, and important information on all of ourRead More

Free

Unplugged Adventure: Night Sky Photography Workshop with Kathy Adams Clark

Matt Cook Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform 29°58'43.6"N 95°50'50.4"W, Hockley, TX, United States

Join us for this special workshop to photograph the moonrise over Warren Lake. Local nature photographer, Kathy Adams Clark, will host this event as we photograph the sunset, moonrise, and then stars in the night sky. Bring camera with adjustable f/stop and shutter speed, wide angle lens, tripod, and optional telephoto lens. Small flashlight, water,Read More

$99

Dragonfly Photography Workshop with Kathy Adams Clark

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

Dragonflies are very easy to photograph if you know a little bit about their behavior. Join esteemed nature photographer, Kathy Adams Clark, for this class at the Indiangrass Preserve. You’ll need a camera with a telephoto lens in the 300-500mm range. Wear appropriate clothing, shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and carry water. Bring a small carryingRead More

$99

Unplugged Adventure: Plein Air Painting Workshop on the Katy Prairie

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

Join local artist, Nancy Paris Pruden, for an inspiring day of plein air painting at the Indiangrass Preserve. Fall brings some of the most delightful colors to the prairie, and Nancy's hands-on instruction will help you to bring these colors to life on your canvas. The workshop will begin with a 1-hour color mixing demonstrationRead More

$100

TCPI Prairie Plant ID Workshop

University of Houston - Clear Lake 2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, United States

Join us for a hands-on workshop showcasing our Gulf Coast prairie plants! We will begin the day with expert speakers covering prairie plant identification, ecology, and taxonomy. We'll then venture out to explore three urban prairies in the Clear Lake area. Here, we will demonstrate seed collecting and practice our plant identification skills. Transportation toRead More

$20
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