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Laura Bush Visits Houston For Opening Of Center That Will Research Health And Nature

Houston Public Media - May 2, 2018

Former First Lady Laura Bush was in Houston Wednesday to attend the opening of the Center for Health and Nature, which aims to promote and develop research focused on the symbiotic relationship between medicine, health and nature. Bush attended the event as founder of Texan by Nature, an organization she started in 2011 to uniteRead More

Houston partnership launches Center for Health & Nature

Houston Chronicle - May 2, 2018

By Todd Ackerman | May 2, 2018 | Updated: May 3, 2018 8:46am Former First Lady Laura Bush’s conservation organization is creating a Center for Health & Nature at Houston Methodist Hospital, a first-of-its-kind attempt to investigate the potential therapeutic benefits of the outdoors. The center, a partnership of Texan By Nature, Methodist and the TexasRead More

Naturally Protective

Texas CoOp Power - April 30, 2018

Laura Bush and the conservation-minded organization Texan by Nature aim to keep Texas, Texas When Sue Stutzman added native plants on part of her 2 acres in Magnolia in 2016, she immediately began seeing more butterflies. Early on, she counted 35 species, then a few months later, 53. Stutzman is an official member of theRead More

Texan by Nature Announces 2018 Conservation Wranglers

Business Wire - April 3, 2018

Texan by Nature Announces 2018 Conservation Wranglers Six Texan-Led Conservation Initiatives Selected for Honor April 03, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, announces the honorees of its annual Conservation Wrangler program for 2018. Texan by Nature brings businessRead More

Bush speaks on the importance of education and reading

Arrow - February 22, 2018

Reading and education were two of the main points former first lady Laura Bush touched on during her speech as the Show Me Center on Feb 21. Bush, the wife of former President George W. Bush, opened with an update on her family members, which included a new addition — a grandchild. She talked aboutRead More

President’s View: A Visit with Texan By Nature Yields Hope

The National Wildlife Federation - January 30, 2018

Outdoor classrooms engage our nation’s youth while accomplishing amazing conservation successes RECOVERING AMERICA’S WILDLIFE is going to take every American doing her or his part. A key part of the National Wildlife Federation’s strategy is to build strong partnerships and engage our nation’s youth to accomplish amazing conservation successes on the ground in every part ofRead More

Frontera Land Alliance Officially “Texan by Nature” Partner

El Paso Herald-Post - January 25, 2018

Photo by fronteralandalliance.org The “Texan by Nature” organization, founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, recently accepted The Frontera Land Alliance as a partner. “Texan by Nature” was founded in 2011 by Laura Bush as a way to align the broad interests of conservation groups with business, healthcare, schools, the scientific community, and faith-based organizations. AccordingRead More

Collaborative helps Donna students plant gardens, learn about ecosystem

The Monitor - January 23, 2018

DONNA — A trio of third-grade girls shaped dirt into a heart around the Pigeonberry they planted Tuesday morning at J.W. Caceres Elementary School. Members of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Learning Landscape Collaborative — composed of several organizations including support from Texan by Nature — launched a garden at the campus as part of aRead More

Laura Bush celebrates newest Texan By Nature Conservation Wrangler

Coastal Current - December 7, 2017

McALLEN – Former First Lady Laura Bush was in the valley on Nov. 8 to celebrate the Lower Rio Grande Valley Learning Landscapes Collaborative’s designation as the newest Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler. Founded by Bush in 2011, Texan by Nature connects communities, conservation groups, and corporations to establish conservation initiatives. Bush visited Geraldine PalmerRead More

Laura Bush celebrates newest Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler

Valley Morning Star - December 7, 2017

McALLEN – Former First Lady Laura Bush was in the valley on Nov. 8 to celebrate the Lower Rio Grande Valley Learning Landscapes Collaborative’s designation as the newest Texan by Nature Conservation Wrangler. Founded by Bush in 2011, Texan by Nature connects communities, conservation groups, and corporations to establish conservation initiatives. Bush visited Geraldine PalmerRead More