Pines and Prairies Land Trust

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.

Open Preserve Day At Yegua Knobbs Preserve

Yegua Knobbs Preserve 1106 Johnny Baker Rd, McDade, TX, United States

Pines and Prairies Land Trust (PPLT) is excited to open Yegua Knobbs Preserve for a day outside with your family and friends. Yegua Knobbs Preserve is their most unique property with over 300 acres of pristine wildlife habitat including piney woods, a spring fed bog, local history and rare orchids. It is located in McDade,Read More

Free

First Saturday Service Day at the Colorado River Refuge

Colorado River Refute, River Trailhead 233 Riverside Dr, Bastrop, TX, United States

Join Pines and Prairies Land Trust for our First Saturday Service Days at the Colorado River Refuge! This is a monthly volunteer event run by PPLT Volunteer Leader, Katie Larson. Work usually includes trimming and clearing trails, picking up trash, etc.

Free

Excursión de Observación de Aves Locales en el Colorado River Refuge. Conducido en Espanol. (Birding hike at the Colorado River Refuge, in Spanish)

La Excursión va empezar en el comienzo del sendero/camino: "Two Bridges" 281 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Acompaña a Pines & Prairies Land Trust en El Colorado River Refuge (CRR) para una excursión en español donde observaremos aves locales! Glen y Tracy Novinger del Travis Audobon y observadores de aves invitados van a liderar la excursión con una introducción y bienvenida hecha por nuestro secretario de la junta, Ricardo Gonzalez.

Free

Birding Hike at Yegua Knobbs Preserve

Yegua Knobbs Preserve 1106 Johnny Baker Rd, McDade, TX, United States

Join Pines and Prairies Land Trust at Yegua Knobbs Preserve for a birding hike led by expert birders Tracy and Glen Novinger of Travis Audubon! The Novingers will also provide a tutorial on using eBird. Address and directions will be provided after registration due to the sensitive features at this preserve.

Free

Children’s Nature Class – Nature Journaling with Watercolor

Colorado River Refuge/Bastrop County Nature Park Outdoor Classroom 375 Riverside Dr., Bastrop, TX, United States

Join us May 10th at the Colorado River Refuge/Bastrop County Nature Park for a morning outdoors learning about keeping a nature journal, with a special activity learning to capture the birds we see with watercolor paints! This class is lead by our knowledgeable Lost Pines Master Naturalists leaders and includes both listening and activity time.Read More

Free

Sunset Lantern Walk

Colorado River Refuge, Cliffhanger Trailhead 139 W Riverside Dr, Bastrop

Meet at the Colorado River Refuge Cliffhanger Trailhead to walk the trail together. We will enjoy the sunset and reflections on the Colorado River below, listen for the owls, frogs and other nocturnal creatures that call the preserve home as they awaken, and then turn on our lanterns to light the way back with aRead More

Free

Stargazing at Yegua Knobbs Preserve

Yegua Knobbs Preserve 1106 Johnny Baker Rd, McDade, TX, United States

Beat the heat and enjoy a night at the remote Yegua Knobbs nature preserve in McDade - ideal for night sky viewing, away from light pollution! June 17th will be a new moon night - perfect for dark sky viewing and allowing our eyes to adjust to starlight alone. Come sprawl out across the gentleRead More

Free

Star Party at Yegua Knobbs

Yegua Knobbs Nature Preserve 1106 Johnny Baker Rd, McDade, TX, United States

Avoid light pollution and soak up the starlight at our remote nature preserve in McDade, TX! View the night sky through a powerful portable telescope, and see the waxing crescent moon and other planets, galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, and more. This event is in partnership with the Austin Astronomical Society. Knowledgeable leaders will be educatingRead More

Free

Open Preserve Day at Yegua Knobbs

Yegua Knobbs Nature Preserve 1106 Johnny Baker Rd, McDade, TX, United States

We are excited to be able to open Yegua Knobbs Preserve for a day outside with your family or friends. Yegua Knobbs Preserve spans over 300 acres of land unique to the Central Texas landscape including: piney woods, a spring fed bog, ties to local history as well as rare insects and orchids! This preserveRead More

Free
X