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Conservation groups promote ‘Lights Out’ to protect migrating birds

Austin Monitor - February 26, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 by Sumaiya Malik A coalition of organizations is working to promote a program to protect migrating birds as they pass through Austin this spring. Travis Audubon, Texan by Nature, Defenders of Wildlife, the Austin Office of Sustainability, Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, Audubon Texas, and the Texas A&M Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections areRead More

Exploration Green development continues; traffic increases amid COVID-19

Community Impact - February 2, 2021

By Colleen Ferguson | 4:17 PM Feb 2, 2021 CST | Updated 4:17 PM Feb 2, 2021 CST Leaders and volunteers at Exploration Green Conservancy—a former golf course turned stormwater detention pond between El Camino Real, Bay Area Boulevard and Space Center Boulevard—have continued construction, planting and maintenance on the conservancy’s five phases amid COVID-19. The conservancy will host a wetlandRead More

Texan By Nature Conservation Wrangler Program Uplifts Natural Resource Projects Statewide with Support from Enbridge

Enbridge Blog - January 21, 2021

Proven impact. Quality of life. Economic growth. A benefit to natural resources. These are all part of the criteria that conservation projects submitted to the Texan By Nature Conservation Wrangler program are measured against when determining support from the statewide natural resource champions. But rather than sending funds to selected non-profits and calling it aRead More

Amid dreadful year for air travel, DFW Airport finds unexpected reason to celebrate

Fort Worth Star-Telegram - January 18, 2021

Article by: Haley Samsel For Texans working in the aviation industry, there has been little to cheer about over the past 10 months. The COVID-19 pandemic has been ruthless in its impact on airlines and their employees, thousands of whom have been laid off amid budget cuts and flight cancellations. While business has been dismal, top officials atRead More

Robert Horton and Roxann Neumann Join Texan by Nature Board of Directors 

Texan by Nature's Press Room

Robert Horton and Roxann Neumann Join Texan by Nature Board of Directors  Nonpartisan Conservation Nonprofit, Founded by Former First Lady Laura Bush, Appoints Two New Directors to Prestigious Statewide Board December 15, 2020 – TEXAS – Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit, announced today the appointment of Roxann Neumann and Robert Horton toRead More

Sanderson Farms Recognized for Conservation in Texas

Sanderson Farms - January 7, 2021

Texan by Nature Sanderson Farms Recognized for Conservation in Texas With four poultry complexes located in Texas and over 6,200 employees working within the state, Sanderson Farms’ Texas roots run far and wide including a recent recognition for promoting conservation in the state. The company was recognized by Texan by Nature, a Texas-led conservation nonprofit foundedRead More

Inside the McDonald Observatory’s Mission to Preserve the Darkest Skies in West Texas

Alcalde - January 3, 2021

BY CATHERINE ARNOLD IN 40 ACRES Bill Wren remembers the night sky rising like wallpaper above him when he was a child in rural Missouri. But after a move to Houston in 1970 when he was 15, lights from the city’s sprawl obscured all but a few stars. It wasn’t until he was 21 years old, on aRead More

Think About 2021 Goal-Setting Differently

Forbes - December 23, 2020

Article & Podcast by: Joan Michelson | Speaker, Coach, Host of Green Connections Radio podcast, ForbesWomen Contributor, Social Impact, Women’s Advancement & Partnerships This new year is an opportunity to take a whole new perspective on who you want to be in 2021, on your career, and how you want to spend the next 12 months. ToRead More

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DFW International Airport: A Sustainability Leader

Aviation Pros - December 15, 2020

DFW International Airport’s (DFW) commitment to sustainable and socially responsible business practices remains steadfast. It has demonstrated that sustainability is good for business and has established a successful track record of reducing emissions, lowering operating costs, and driving economic value, all of which led to DFW becoming the first North American airport to achieve CarbonRead More

Big Thicket Announces Texan By Nature Certification

National Park Service - December 4, 2020

KOUNTZE, Texas, November 15, 2020 – Big Thicket National Preserve is excited to announce that the park’s Chronolog Citizen Science project has been awarded Texan by Nature Certification. The Chronolog Citizen Science project engages visitors in the documentation of natural changes at three sites around Big Thicket National Preserve. Each site highlights three different ecosystemsRead More