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Women of Innovation – Joni Carswell’s Keynote Presentation

Texan by Nature's Press Room

Dallas Startup Week kicked off on August 20, 2020, with its first-ever virtual debut. Texan by Nature’s CEO & President, Joni Carswell spoke at the Women of Innovation event, a two-day summit providing networking and empowerment for female entrepreneurs. Joni spoke about her experiences with innovation and leadership, the lessons she has learned along theRead More

Here’s What You Can’t Miss During Next Week’s Dallas Startup Week

Dallas Innovates - August 27, 2020

Following a series of exciting announcements—like partnering with Global Entrepreneurship Week and opening nominations for the State of Entrepreneurship awards—the DEC Network’s annual anchor event is finally here. Dallas Startup Week kicks off this Sunday, Aug. 30, with its first-ever virtual debut.  The free conference will feature more than 100 sessions, panels, and speakers, including three niche summits.Read More

Phillips 66 Teams with Texan by Nature and Exploration Green Conservancy to Create Wetlands

Texan by Nature

Texan by Nature is pleased to announce a generous gift from Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company based in Houston, Texas, designated for use for the Conservation Wrangler Project, Exploration Green Conservancy. The gift will help transform a defunct golf course in the Clear Lake area near Houston into an integrated urbanRead More

Enbridge Teams with Texan by Nature’s Conservation Wrangler Program to Create Measurable Impact

Texan by Nature's Press Room

August 2020: Enbridge has generously supported the Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler program again in 2020. The funds from Enbridge support Texan by Nature’s work to create measurable, long-lasting impact on conservation projects across the state. “Enbridge has been an industry thought leader and premier partner to Texan by Nature in our mission to bringRead More

Exploration Green Continues Summer Progress Amid COVID-19

Community Impact - August 18, 2020

The chairman of Exploration Green Conservancy—a former golf course turned stormwater detention pond between El Camino Real, Bay Area Boulevard, and Space Center Boulevard—said in an August email update that the project’s progress has remained steady in 2020 amid COVID-19. Chair Frank Weary detailed the state of each of the conservancy’s five phases in the emailRead More

Phillips 66 Teams with Texan by Nature and Texas Children in Nature to Connect Young Texans with the Outdoors

Texan by Nature's Press Room

Texan by Nature is pleased to announce a generous contribution from Phillips 66 to the Texan by Nature Conservation Project, Texas Children in Nature (TCiN) for the purpose of enhancing access to nature and nature-based education for children and families in Texas. The gift allows the project to partner with hundreds of conservation organizations acrossRead More

The Show Must Go On: Dallas Startup Week 2020 Is Going Virtual

Dallas Innovates - July 23, 2020

Registration for Dallas Startup Week is now open, which will take place on Aug. 30 through Sept. 3. The sixth annual event looks bigger than ever with three summits, 16 tracks, more than 100 sessions, a new Slack channel, and undoubtedly, some surprises. As COVID-19 began to spread across the United States last March, TheRead More

Medical and Health Notes: El Paso, Texas

El Paso Inc. - July 14, 2020

PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION COVID-19 funding opportunity  The foundation seeks Letters of Intent from eligible organizations for their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, prepare for a potential second wave or future crisis, or transform their operations for future success. To learn more, visit or contact Michael Kelly, Vice President of Programs at Texan by Nature AwardRead More

Bringing New Voices to Cultural Landscapes Panel

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training - July 13, 2020

This presentation is part of the Texas Cultural Landscape Symposium, February 23-26, Waco, Texas.   Cary Dupuy: Thank you so much, Evan, for having us here today and thank you all for such a wonderful discussion today, and learning about how we assess cultural landscapes, how we describe them, and the incredible framework that it offers forRead More

American Campus Communities

Environmental, Social, and Governance is a Priority at American Campus Communities

American Campus Communities - May 29, 2020

Largest student housing company provides year-in-review of efforts; continues commitment to healthy, sustainable environments conducive to academic achievement This update comes after the company formalized an internal multi-departmental Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) task force in 2019 to manage and implement structure around the company’s environmental, sustainability and social initiatives. “ESG is a natural extensionRead More