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Texan by Nature Announces 2021 Conservation Wranglers

Texan by Nature's Press Room - April 1, 2021

TEXAN BY NATURE ANNOUNCES 2021 CONSERVATION WRANGLERS TxN Conservation Wrangler Program Accelerates Texan-Led Conservation Initiatives Impacting Texas’ Natural Resources  April 1, 2021 – TEXAS – Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit today announces the selection of the 2021 Conservation Wranglers. Conservation Wrangler is an accelerator program that catalyzes the very best Texan-led conservationRead More

Texas Water Action Collaborative Formed to Invest in Impactful Conservation Efforts Along the Upper Trinity River

Texan by Nature's Press Room - March 22, 2021

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (March 22, 2021) – In celebration of World Water Day a coalition of industry, nonprofit, and governmental organizations today announced the launch of the Texas Water Action Collaborative (TxWAC). The group will work to invest in efforts along the Upper Trinity River that yield positive return for water quality and quantity. “Texas’Read More

Laura Bush: Texans, turn out the lights at night to help migratory birds

The Dallas Morning News - March 14, 2021

By Laura Bush 1:45 AM on March 14th, 2021 It’s easy for every Texan to help ensure birds migrate safely. Each year, nearly 2 billion birds migrate through Texas in one of the planet’s great wildlife spectacles. Birds have intrigued me since I was a little girl. My mother was a knowledgeable, self-taught naturalist whoRead More

Laura Bush: What each Texan can do to help migrating birds

The Dallas Morning News - March 14, 2021

By Laura Bush 1:30 AM on March 14th, 2021 Guidelines for how building owners and regular Texans can reduce lighting to prevent bird crashes. Guidelines for everyone ● Turn off all nonessential lights from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. ● Do not use landscape lighting to illuminate trees or gardens where birds mayRead More

Launch of the 2021 Texas Nature Challenge, brought to you by Texas Children in Nature Network, Texas A&M Forest Service, and Texan by Nature

Texas Children in Nature Network - March 15, 2021

The Texas Nature Challenge engages people in Texas of all ages with exciting explorations in nature both nearby and across the state. Challenges feature place-based adventures at various locations in Texas, thematic challenges that can be done anywhere, and items that can be completed at home. This FREE resource can be used by anyone, andRead More

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

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