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

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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

North Texas Paddling Tail Receives National Designation

Green Source DFW - December 2, 2020

By Amy Martin The Trinity River Paddling Trail was named a National Recreation Trail in late October. Photo by Amy Martin. The Trinity River binds us. It is the fluid webbing that holds North Texas together. We live in its watershed and every drop of rain not absorbed by the soil heads toward the river.Read More

2020 Texan by Nature 20 Texas Monthly Feature

Texas Monthly - November 19, 2020

2020. It really is its own sentence. In 2020, we’ve become more aware of and grateful for nature’s role in our mental and physical health. In 2020, conservation science has moved forward. Nature cleans our air and water, provides food, offers cost effective solutions, powers our activities, and serves as a recreational outlet. Now, moreRead More

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7 DFW-Based Companies Land on the 2020 Texan by Nature List for Conservation and Sustainability Efforts

Dallas Innovates - October 20, 2020

The Texas-led conservation nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush honored 21 companies with Texas operations that are committed to conservation. Here are this year’s North Texas honorees. For the second year, conservation nonprofit Texan by Nature (TxN) has announced its annual list of the TxN 20—a ranking of companies with Texas operations thatRead More

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Texan by Nature Recognizes American Campus Communities as Conservation and Sustainability Leader

Business Wire - October 20, 2020

Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, today announced American Campus Communities (ACC) was named for the second year in a row to the Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20), an official ranking of companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation. TheRead More