Texas

Stories

The Devils River at Dolan Falls Preserve, Texas.
Devils River The Devils River at Dolan Falls Preserve, Texas. © Ian Shive
Show Filter
By Topic
[] [] [] [{"tagId":"tnc:business-group/united-states/texas","tagTitle":"Texas"}] [{"title":"Texas Conservation Partnerships","description":"In collaboration with ranchers, farmers and other stakeholders, TNC is working on ways to both feed a growing population and ensure clean and abundant water supplies and healthy lands.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/texas-conservation-partnerships/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A man wearing a cowboy hat rides a white horse, herding a group of cattle through a grassy pasture.","articleDate":"Nov 14, 2022","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["soil health","agriculture","conservation work","farming","sustainable agriculture"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=300&hei=225&scl=21.83111111111111","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=300&hei=225&scl=21.83111111111111","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=800&hei=600&scl=8.186666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=800&hei=600&scl=8.186666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=600&hei=450&scl=10.915555555555555","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=800&hei=600&scl=8.186666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_NCM150602_D002_JPG.Jpg?crop=405%2C0%2C6549%2C4912&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=4.093333333333334"}},{"title":"Rooted in Restoration: An Opportunity to Build Back Montezuma Cypress","description":"A love letter to the Montezuma cypress, the iconic national tree of Mexico, and its return to Texas.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/montezuma-cypress-restoration/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-bottom","mobileImageCrop":"center-bottom","pageImageAlt":"Branches from a massive Montezuma cypress tree extend toward the sky, nearly obscuring an ornate building next to the tree.","articleDate":"Aug 02, 2022","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["habitat restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","forest restoration","collaboration","trees","plants","Species"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.3822222222222225","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.3822222222222225","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.3933333333333335","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.3933333333333335","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=600&hei=450&scl=3.1911111111111112","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.3933333333333335","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Montezuma_Cypress_Copyright_fitopardo_edit.jpg?crop=85%2C0%2C1914%2C1436&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1966666666666668"}},{"title":"Can Blue Carbon Be a Climate Solution in Texas? ","description":"Why protecting and restoring wetlands can slow climate change and protect vulnerable coastlines.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/blue-carbon-in-texas/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"right-middle","pageImageAlt":"A solitary sandpiper with mottled wings and a white belly wades through green and brown marsh grass amongst calm coastal waters.","articleDate":"Jun 01, 2022","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["ocean conservation","conservation work","habitat restoration","climate change","economy and environment","coastal resilience"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=402%2C0%2C3216%2C2412&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.72","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=201%2C0%2C3216%2C2412&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.72","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=201%2C0%2C3215%2C2412&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.02","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=201%2C0%2C3215%2C2412&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.02","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=402%2C0%2C3216%2C2412&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.36","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=201%2C0%2C3215%2C2412&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.02","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_WOPA140825_D005_JPG.Jpg?crop=201%2C0%2C3215%2C2412&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.01"}},{"title":"Ensuring a Legacy of Longleaf","description":"An in-depth look at the longleaf pine and its interwoven relationship to the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/alabama-coushatta-tribe-of-texas/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Seven members of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas stand ready in their protective gear before a prescribed burn.","articleDate":"Mar 30, 2022","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Photo Essay","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["forest conservation","conservation work","controlled burn","fire","prescribed fire","land conservation","indigenous stewardship"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.066666666666666","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.066666666666666","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=600&hei=450&scl=3.033333333333333","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/AC-tribe.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1375"}},{"title":"How We Work with Fire in Texas","description":"Prescribed fire is the most important land management and stewardship tool we use for conservation. Learn more about how TNC's Texas Chapter works with fire to help people and nature thrive.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/prescribed-fire-texas/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-middle","mobileImageCrop":"left-middle","pageImageAlt":"A TNC Texas fire crew member ignites a prescribed burn to consume plant fuels on the forest floor using a drip torch, while two fire practitioners sit on ATVs in the background.","articleDate":"Mar 27, 2022","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["forest conservation","conservation work","collaboration","controlled burn","fire","prescribed fire","indigenous stewardship","land conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Roy E Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.115555555555556","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.115555555555556","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.9183333333333332","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.9183333333333332","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.557777777777778","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.9183333333333332","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/TX_sandyland-0602_JPG.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1534%2C1151&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.9591666666666666"}},{"title":"Texas Water Program","description":"The Nature Conservancy in Texas has worked to protect and preserve the state's water supply since 1964. As Texas grows and prospers, securing our water future remains a critical priority. ","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/tx-water-program/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Two children paddle a red canoe on a bright blue river flowing between green, tree-lined bank.","articleDate":"Nov 04, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["water funds","water conservation","conservation work","water scarcity","water quality","water source protection"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Caddo Lake Preserve","Nature Preserves","Dolan Falls Preserve","Love Creek Preserve"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.0","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.0","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.0","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/20191018_GuadalupeRiver_Texas_RyanSmith.jpg?crop=500%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.875"}},{"title":"Speak Up For Nature in Texas","description":"We need your help to protect people and nature in Hays County.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/hays-park-bond/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"El Rancho Cima.","articleDate":"Sep 30, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Initiative","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["policy","conservation work","water conservation","water quality"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.844444444444445","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.844444444444445","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.9222222222222225","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.220833333333333"}},{"title":"Ocelots in Texas","description":"Ocelots were once found across much of the Lone Star State, but today, fewer than 100 of these wild cats are thought to survive in the United States, roaming between South Texas and Mexico.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/mammals-ocelot/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"left-middle","pageImageAlt":"Closeup of an ocelot standing on a branch and looking at the camera.","articleDate":"Aug 30, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["ocelot","cats","mammals","animals","Species"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Lennox Foundation Southmost Preserve","Nature Preserves","Mesquite Brushland Preserve"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.933333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ocelot_brazil.Jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.225"}},{"title":"Planting the Seed for Future Generations","description":"Find out how TNC is leveraging native seeds and ecological know-how to restore Texas’ lost coastal prairies.\r\n","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/native-seeds-restore-grasslands/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Two young volunteers plant native seedlings in Houston, Texas.","articleDate":"Jan 29, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["nonprofit partners","partners","conservation work","prairie restoration","habitat restoration","grasslands","land conservation","climate resilience","climate change","natural climate solutions"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=300&hei=225&scl=3.5555555555555554","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=300&hei=225&scl=3.5555555555555554","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.3333333333333333","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.3333333333333333","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=600&hei=450&scl=1.7777777777777777","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.3333333333333333","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Houstonprairieplanting.jpg?crop=66%2C0%2C1066%2C800&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.6666666666666666"}},{"title":"Protecting Austin's Water","description":"For more than 20 years, The Nature Conservancy has worked to protect many of the iconic natural places in and around Austin that you know and love—take a look!","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/protecting-austins-water/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A clear creek lined by dense, green trees.","articleDate":"Jan 20, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["water quality","water conservation","conservation work","water source protection"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Barton Creek Habitat Preserve","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.066666666666666","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=300&hei=225&scl=6.066666666666666","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=600&hei=450&scl=3.033333333333333","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.275","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/21-PAI-8966-HDR.jpg?crop=114%2C0%2C1820%2C1365&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1375"}},{"title":"Big Bend National Park","description":"In the 1980s, The Nature Conservancy helped transfer 57,000 acres in the Rosillos Mountains to expand one of Texas' most treasured national parks.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/texas-by-nature-big-bend-national-park/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Shrubs and tall grass meet towering rocky mountains as the sun rises along a West Texas road.","articleDate":"Dec 19, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["land conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Big Bend","National Parks"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=300&hei=225&scl=17.36","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=300&hei=225&scl=17.36","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.51","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.51","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=600&hei=450&scl=8.68","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.51","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sunrise-at-big-bend.jpg?crop=1558%2C0%2C5208%2C3906&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=3.255"}},{"title":"Protecting the Great State of Texas","description":"The Nature Conservancy has long protected Texas' most cherished and iconic lands, including Big Bend, Enchanted Rock, Powderhorn and 34 state and national parks and wildlife areas.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/public-and-private-lands/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A kayaker on a bright turquoise Blanco River running between one grassy shore and one that is lined with trees.","articleDate":"Dec 15, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["land conservation","conservation work","conservation easements"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Roy E Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary","Nature Preserves","Qiandao Lake","Landscapes","Davis Mountains Preserve","Lennox Foundation Southmost Preserve","Dolan Falls Preserve"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.844444444444445","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.844444444444445","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.9222222222222225","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.441666666666666","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/El-Rancho-Cima-15.jpg?crop=223%2C0%2C3553%2C2665&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.220833333333333"}},{"title":"Enchanted Rock: A Texas Treasure","description":"In 1978, The Nature Conservancy purchased Enchanted Rock, setting into motion the permanent protection of one of Texas' most beloved landmarks.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/texas-by-nature-enchanted-rock/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A dome of pink rock towers over clear waters.","articleDate":"Nov 15, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["land conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.924444444444444","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.924444444444444","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.962222222222222","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/enchanted-Kenny-Braun.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1108333333333333"}},{"title":"Edwards Aquifer","description":"TNC has helped protect more than 96,000 acres of land above the Edwards Aquifer, which is one of the most important water resources in Texas. ","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/edwards-aquifer-protection/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A thin stream of water flows between large blocks of rock with ferns in the cracks between the slabs.","articleDate":"Nov 10, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Places We Protect","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["land conservation","conservation work","water quality","water conservation","water source protection"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Love Creek Preserve","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.888888888888889","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Love_Creek_4000x2200.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.8333333333333333"}},{"title":"Safeguarding South Padre Island","description":"Working with the USFW and other partners, The Nature Conservancy has acquired over 6,200 along part of the last unprotected stretch of South Padre Island.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/south-padre-island/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"White sand dunes at sunset with some dune grasses growing on them.","articleDate":"Mar 06, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["endangered species","Species","beaches","coasts","land conservation","conservation work","sea turtles","turtles","reptiles","animals"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.924444444444444","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.924444444444444","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.962222222222222","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.2216666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/spi1.jpg?crop=111%2C0%2C1777%2C1333&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1108333333333333"}},{"title":"Shamrock Island Bird Rookery","description":"One of the most important bird breeding sites in the Gulf of Mexico—frequented by pelicans, ducks, reddish egret, white-faced ibis and more—is threatened by erosion.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/shamrock-island/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A large group of brown pelicans take flight, skimming the ocean surface.","articleDate":"Sep 16, 2018","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["coastal restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","coastal infrastructure","coastal resilience","birds","animals","Species"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Shamrock Island Preserve","Nature Preserves","Gulf of Mexico","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=300&hei=225&scl=15.168888888888889","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=300&hei=225&scl=15.168888888888889","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.6883333333333335","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.6883333333333335","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=600&hei=450&scl=7.584444444444444","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.6883333333333335","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/27318955955_417dfd38e3_5k.jpg?crop=284%2C0%2C4550%2C3413&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.8441666666666667"}},{"title":"Bracken Bat Cave","description":"Together with Bat Conservation International and the City of San Antonio, TNC has secured a 1,521-acre property in that represents a trifecta of conservation successes for Central Texas.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/protecting-bracken-bat-cave/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-top","mobileImageCrop":"center-top","pageImageAlt":"Thousands of bats fly across the evening sky.","articleDate":"Sep 12, 2018","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Partnerships","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["land conservation","conservation work","water source protection","water conservation","bats","mammals","animals","Species"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Cibolo Bluffs Preserve","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=300&hei=225&scl=7.111111111111111","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=300&hei=225&scl=7.111111111111111","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.6666666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.6666666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=600&hei=450&scl=3.5555555555555554","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.6666666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Bracken_Bat_Cave.jpg?crop=133%2C0%2C2133%2C1600&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.3333333333333333"}},{"title":"Turning the Tide for Texas Oysters","description":"The Nature Conservancy in Texas is turning the tide for oysters in the Gulf of Mexico, using an innovative restoration approach to revitalize oyster populations for ecology and economy alike.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/half-moon-reef/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-bottom","mobileImageCrop":"center-bottom","pageImageAlt":"Sunset over Matagorda Bay, Texas.","articleDate":"Sep 05, 2018","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","coastal infrastructure","coastal resilience","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.795555555555556","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.795555555555556","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=600&hei=450&scl=8.397777777777778","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=3.1491666666666664"}},{"title":"Reconnecting the Bahia Grande","description":"Since 2017, The Nature Conservancy has worked with partners to protect thousands of acres within the Bahia Grande coastal corridor in South Texas.","link":"https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/bahia-grande/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Sprawling scrubland and palms meet sandy beaches at the ocean's edge.","articleDate":"Aug 29, 2018","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["ocean conservation","conservation work","habitat protection","habitat restoration","beaches","coasts","land conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.213333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.213333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.955","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.955","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=600&hei=450&scl=6.6066666666666665","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.955","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/bahia-grande.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3964%2C2973&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.4775"}}]

need