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9 Ways to Prioritize Like a Boss

Reader's Digest - January 18, 2020

We rounded up the best tips and advice from successful business owners on how to get stuff done. When it comes to running a successful organization, we tend to hear a lot about inspiration and motivation: the story of why leaders do what they do. But how do they do it? Prioritization is the newRead More

Phillips 66 Partners with Texan by Nature & Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture to Impact Grassland Conservation

Phillips 66 Teams with Texan by Nature and Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture to Save Grassland Birds Houston, TX Phillips 66 has generously supported grassland bird restoration. The funds from Phillips 66 support a Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler Project, the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture GRIP program, and their work restoring and revitalizing criticalRead More

Laura Bush Opens Up on Christmas With the Grandkids, White House Holidays and Her Outdoors Legacy

PaperCity Magazine - December 23, 2019

Why the Former First Lady Always Championed National Parks If there is one thing to know and respect about former first lady Laura Bush, it is her unwavering commitment and passion for the outdoors. In 2011, she founded the nonprofit, Texan by Nature, as a way to bridge the gap between businesses and conservation leadersRead More

11 Super Stocking Stuffers Under $25

Texas Lifestyle Magazine - December 17, 2019

  Here’s a great round-up of holiday treats to help you and Santa fill those stockings to the brim. Bigs or littles, we’ve got something for everyone—even your four-legged loved ones! Pudus Slipper Socks The ultra-plush fur lining make these slipper socks uber cozy while the rubber grippers on the bottom make them slip-resistant. WithRead More

Baker Institute-led group to develop nationwide protocol for paying ranchers and farmers to store carbon

Green Car Congress - December 9, 2019

Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy has initiated a working group to develop a United States protocol for paying ranchers and farmers to store carbon in their soil. The current system for voluntary carbon transactions is broken and needs to be fixed, group founders said. The group is co-led by attorney Jim Blackburn, a professor in theRead More

UNT’s Pollinative Prairie has become reality

Denton Record Chronicle - December 8, 2019

Area provides native plants, habitats for pollinators such as butterflies and bees Jaime Baxter-Slye was thinking big when she initiated the four-acre Pecan Creek Pollinative Prairie at the University of North Texas’ Discovery Park campus back in 2016 at the suggestion of two undergraduate students, Jen Bailey and David Flannery. The goal was to reconstructRead More

2019 Green Gift Guide for Men

Green Sourced DFW - November 27, 2019

These waterproof notebooks from Rite in the Rain can be found at Rooster Home & Hardware and REI. Put on your green thinking cap when holiday shopping this year and support sustainability with your dollars! Start by shopping at locally-owned, small shops that need your business much more than the big guys – plus they willRead More

American Campus Communities Named in the Inaugural Texan by Nature 20

Nasdaq - November 21, 2019

American Campus Communities is one of 20 Companies Across the State of Texas Recognized for Conservation and Sustainability in the TxN20 AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, today announced that American Campus Communities (ACC) has been named as an honoree of the first-ever Texan by Nature 20 (TxN20)Read More

NRG Energy Named in the Inaugural Texan by Nature 20

Fidelity - November 19, 2019

NRG Energy one of 20 Companies Across the State of Texas Recognized for Conservation & Sustainability in the TxN 20 HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, today announced that NRG Energy has been named as an honoree of the first-ever Texan by Nature 20 (TxN20) –Read More

Texan by Nature Unveils the Inaugural Texan by Nature 20

Business Wire - November 19, 2019

Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, today announced the honorees of the first-ever Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20) – an official ranking of 20 companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation. With the launch of the TxN 20, Texan byRead More

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