Every corner of the state, from the high desert of West Texas to the harsh brushlands of the Rio Grande Valley; from the grassy expanses of the High Plains to the stately pines of East Texas' Big Thicket, is full of incredible conservation stories—tales of success, opportunity and the people who make our work possible. Here are some of those stories.
Thanks to your support, we scored some major wins for conservation in 2012. Check out Texas' annual report online to read about them!
Dr. Jorge Brenner has developed a web portal and series of tools that will help predict how hurricanes, storm surges and sea level will affect our cities and coastal habitats in the future.
Watch as newbie and veteran birders ride through marshes at 4:00 a.m., encounter alligators and search for elusive bird species in a day of citizen science at the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count at Mad Island Preserve.
Texas' population is set to double to nearly 50 million people by 2060, but our water supplies will decrease by 10 percent. How are we protecting clean, reliable water for our state?
What does a black bear sighting, the creation of a new state park and the protection of water in Texas have in common? These are just a few of the exciting conservation happenings that took place in the end of 2011. Get the full scoop from State Director Laura Huffman.
We’re in the middle of the worst year-long drought in Texas’ history, and its impacts have been extreme, from instigating major economic losses to fueling firestorms across the state. How have these wildfires impacted our tree farms?
The legendary ACL Music Festival took place September 16–18 and we were there to talk shop with festival goers from around the world!
Check out some of our favorite eco-friendly music acts, all of whom have graced a stage at ACL during its 10-year run.
Read about five of the iconic places in and around Austin that the Conservancy protects and take an interactive quiz to find out how well you really know this “weird” city.
When wildfires spread across West Texas, the Conservancy's fire team went into action. Read more
The best conservation stories of 2010. Read more
Statewide fire program protects people and improves habitat for wildlife. Read more
Two Texas oyster reef restoration projects are serving as Gulf models. Read more
A family tradition is born. Read more
From Austin to West Texas and back. Read more
The Conservancy helps protect public lands like Enchanted Rock and Big Bend. Read more
Read more about the birds, bats and butterflies that call Texas home during their migratory path.