A small brown turtle crawls along wet sand.
TNC Texas A Kemp's ridley sea turtle on the beaches of Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. © Carlton Ward Jr.

Make a Difference in Texas

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has protected land and water in Texas since 1964. To date, we’ve conserved over one million acres of land and more than 200 miles of rivers and streams. With your support, we can continue working to safeguard the state’s natural landscapes, preserve freshwater supplies, protect our coastline and improve the resilience of Texas cities for future generations to enjoy.

A pond surrounded by trees and towering plateaus is illuminated by fireflies and stars.
MOMENTOUS MILESTONE TNC's Texas Chapter has protected 1 million acres across the Lone Star State. © Kenny Braun


2023 Texas Annual Report

TNC Texas has protected 1 million acres in the Lone Star State! Explore our 2023 conservation wins that contributed to this achievement.


See the Places We Protect in Your Community

With 37 nature preserves and conservation properties and more than 150 easements, we have to date protected 1 million acres in Texas.

Rocky mountains tower over brown grass and an asphalt road.
A small bird with a yellow head and a black and grey body sits on a twig.
A young boy stands on the edge of a blue pond fishing with a rod.
A pathway covered with fallen leaves and lined with shrubs and trees.
Two women use their phones to take pictures in a field of tall, dense yellow flowers.