People Are the Solution
The Nature Conservancy believes that no matter what the conservation challenge, people form the core of the solution. Our work is made possible by strong partnerships built on trust, commitment and mutual respect. Our partners include staff, members, volunteers and landowners working to be the best possible stewards of their land. Each has a story worth sharing.
"Texas is neither southern nor western. Texas is Texas."
— Sen. William Arvis "Dollar Bill" Blakely
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 dense with incredible conservation stories—tales of success, of opportunity and of the people who make our work possible. Here are some of those stories.
What kind of people live and breathe conservation in Texas? Find out in this quarterly Q&A that spotlights conservation staff in the Lone Star State.
He's got the hottest job around.
Get to know our Davis Mountains project director.
Nature Conservancy donor Kevin McDevitt discusses why he supports nature.
Photography professor Jerod Foster recently took his students out to the Conservancy's Dolan Falls and Independence Creek preserves. Check out images from their trip and read Jerod's tips for becoming a better nature photographer.
Overseeing a range of preserves and conservation projects benefiting the Texas coast.
Farming along the Texas Gulf Coast with wildlife and conservation in mind.