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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

10 Career Tips For Leveraging The Pandemic Shutdown

Forbes - May 25, 2020

Article & Podcast by: Joan Michelson | Speaker, Coach, Host of Green Connections Radio podcast, ForbesWomen Contributor, Social Impact, Women’s Advancement & Partnerships Your career and life journey is inherently unique, because, as Joni Carswell, CEO of Texan By Nature said, “you have the single unique way of looking at a puzzle that no one else does … UseRead More

Across Texas, diverse wetlands are benefiting Texans — and facing threats

Texas Water Resources Institute - May 12, 2020

Across Texas, there are a wide diversity of wetlands. Sometimes, they crop up in places one might not expect. While working with the Texas Playa Conservation Initiative through Texan by Nature’s (TxN) Conservation Wrangler program, TxN program manager Jenny Burden learned to spot playas, which are shallow clay-lined depressions scattered across the Panhandle region. “DependingRead More

McKinney restaurateur mobilizes aid for local farms and others financially impacted by pandemic

The Dallas Morning News - May 5, 2020

Rick Wells of Harvest Seasonal Kitchen and Rick’s Chophouse helped set up One Heart McKinney and a Farm Crisis Fund. The call went out early and fast. While most of us were just awakening to the possible impact of the coronavirus, McKinney Mayor George Fuller was shifting into warp drive. His 19-year-old daughter, Layla, testedRead More

Op-Ed: Nature in Need

El Paso Herald-Post - May 1, 2020

Coronavirus has hit everyone hard – our healthcare and education systems, small businesses everywhere, families, really every aspect of society. During this time we’ve seen heroic efforts and support from individuals putting themselves in harms way to care for others as well as businesses offering free services for others to move forward. We’ve seen theRead More

Frontera Land Alliance Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve now Texan by Nature Certified project

El Paso Herald-Post - April 27, 2020

On Monday, officials with The Frontera Land Alliance (Frontera), announced that their Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve was recently certified as a Texan by Nature Project. “This acknowledges that the Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve provides meaningful conservation efforts involving and benefitting people, prosperity, and natural resources,” Frontera officials shared. The official Texan by Nature Project designation was madeRead More