Families in Nature

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.

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

Online Guide Training

Online

Join Families in Nature (FIN) for our condensed Guide Development Training Program! During this live 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,Read More

$250

Camping with Families in Nature at Dinosaur Valley State Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park 1629 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX, United States

Join Families in Nature for a weekend at Dinosaur Valley State Park! Explore the real dinosaur tracks left along the Paluxy River bed, hike some of the 20 plus miles of trails, fish and wade in the river and more!

$150

Forest Bathing at Shoal Creek

Shoal Creek Outdoor Classroom 1380 W. 34th Street, Austin, TX, United States

Join FIN Program Coordinator and Forest Therapy Guide, Jordan, for a relaxing morning at the Shoal Creek Outdoor Classroom. We will explore our senses and tap back in to our bodies while connecting with the Earth and nature around us. Forest Bathing, translated from the Japanese practice Shinrin-Yoku (bathing in the forest), is the artRead More

$15 – $25

Forest Therapy Walk

Join FIN Program Coordinator and Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, Jo, for an afternoon of forest bathing and nature connection.

$20

MLK Day of Service Creek Cleanup

Gustavo "Gus" L. Garcia District Park 1201 E Rundberg Lane, Austin, United States

Join Families in Nature for a morning of community service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day. Pack your gloves or borrow some of ours and help us clean up the green spaces and waterways around Gustavo "Gus" L. Garcia District Park in northeast Austin. If you can't make it to ours lead yourRead More

Free

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

Free – $250

Forest Bathing Walk

Blair Woods Nature Preserve 5401 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, United States

Join Families in Nature Program Coordinator and Nature & Forest Therapy Guide, Jo, on January 28th for an adults only forest bathing experience! Forest bathing is an immersive, guided nature connection experience. It involves slowly wandering outside, activating your senses and exploring the world around you in a deeper way. We will investigate our sensesRead More

Free

Spring Break Family Camping March 14-17, 2024

Galveston Island State Park 14901 FM 3005 Rd, Galveston, United States

Join Families in Nature on a Spring Break adventure to Galveston Island State Park! From March 14-17th we will be camping on the beach side of Galveston Island, exploring the ocean, bay wetlands and rare coastal prairie habitat. This is a great opportunity to explore multiple eco-regions with your family, while engaging in fun, hands-onRead More

$250

Fall in Love with Nature Day at McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, United States

Join Families in Nature, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and their community partners for a day of outdoor fun for all ages! Enjoy activities like archery, fishing, birding, forest bathing and more, while exploring Austin's closest state park! Free with Park Entrance Fee

Free

Visit to Bracken Bat Cave

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

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, as they spiral out of the cave at dusk for their nightly insect hunt, is an unforgettable sight. YouRead More

$15

Forest Bathing Workshop in Pease Park

Pease Park - Kingsbury Commons Amphitheater 1100 Kingsbury Street, Austin, TX, United States

Forest bathing is an immersive, guided nature connection experience. It involves slowly wandering outside, activating your senses and exploring the world around you in a deeper way. We will investigate our senses through color, texture, smell, sound and a variety of other fun and engaging invitations to help you connect better to yourself, your familyRead More

Free
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