Field Trips and Events

The Nature Conservancy of Texas

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The Nature Conservancy of Texas wants to invite you to enjoy the outdoors – and the places that we’ve helped to protect. From open preserve weekends and volunteer workdays to conservation trips and annual luncheons, there are many ways to both enjoy and support the work of The Nature Conservancy. Check back often for upcoming events.

Ongoing Special Events

  • Texas City Prairie Preserve Volunteer Workdays

    Texas City Prairie Preserve
    January 12, 2018 - August 10, 2018

    Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and get back to nature? Become a Nature Conservancy volunteer! We’ve established a robust volunteer program at our Texas City Prairie Preserve, a 2,300-acre expanse of coastal prairie and marshland just south of Houston... Learn more

Special Events

  • Cool and Connected Oak Cliff: Community Tree Planting

    Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
    114 Hobson Avenue; Dallas, TX
    April 14, 2018 - April 14, 2018

    Anyone who lives in Dallas know that the city is hot and getting hotter, with summer temperatures regularly soaring above 100°F. In fact, Dallas is the third fastest-growing urban heat island in the country, meaning that heat trapped in concrete and other man-mad... Learn more

  • City Nature Challenge: Bioblitz at Waller Creek

    74 Trinity Street; Austin
    Waller Creek, between Lady Bird Lake and Cesar Chavez
    April 28, 2018 - April 28, 2018

    RSVP for the City Nature Challenge on Facebook Calling all nature lovers and citizen scientists - come celebrate Earth Month with us! This April, during the international City Nature Challenge, team up with The Nature Conservancy and the Waller Creek C... Learn more

  • Clymer Meadow Wildflower Tour

    Clymer Meadow Preserve
    May 12, 2018

    Get back to nature with us! On May 12th, The Nature Conservancy's Clymer Meadow Preserve will host its annual wildflower tour. Don't miss your chance to visit this picturesque 1,400-acre preserve, which contains one of the last remnants of the Blackland Prairie - an... Learn more

  • Independence Creek Preserve Open Days 2018 Schedule

    Independence Creek Preserve
    March 24, 2018 - August 26, 2018

    Visitors during the Open Preserve events may participate in camping (weekends only), swimming, self-guided hiking, biking, picnicking, catch-and-release fishing, birding and other activities at their leisure. The preserve will be open from 3 pm Friday, to 12 pm (noo... Learn more

  • Davis Mountains Preserve 2018 Schedule of Events

    Davis Mountains Preserve
    March 16, 2018 - December 09, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian, picnics, photography, birding and other outdoor activities on selected days. Hours for Open Day events are from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, and hours for Open Weekend events are from F... Learn more

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