Audubon Texas

Contact: Romey Swanson, Director of Conservation Strategy

Phone: (512) 667-8124

Email: rswanson@audubon.org

Website: www.txaudubon.org

Mission: Audubon Texas is the state branch of the National Audubon Society, dedicated for over 100 years to conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. For more than a century, Audubon has built a legacy of conservation success by mobilizing the strength of its network of members, chapters, Audubon centers, state offices, and dedicated professional staff to connect people with nature and the power to protect it.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Texas Cave Management Association

Email: membership@tcmacaves.org

Website: www.tcmacaves.org

Mission: TCMA exists to acquire, conserve and manage caves, and to promote research and education regarding caves and karst while providing responsible access to our preserves.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Pines and Prairies Land Trust

Contact: Melanie Pavlas

Phone: (512) 308-1911

Email: info@pplt.org

Website: www.pplt.org

Mission: To protect natural and cultural resources and promote sustainable agriculture through education and preservation of open space in Central Texas.

Counties Served: Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette, Lee and Travis

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The Conservation Fund

Phone: (512) 477-1712

Email: ajones@conservationfund.org

Website: www.conservationfund.org

Mission: Protecting valuable, conservable land is essential to America’s environmental health and economic vitality.  The Conservation Fund’s land conservation efforts make it possible for conservationists, community leaders, land trusts and government to swiftly and efficiently safeguard these properties for wildlife, recreation, historic significance or to help balance our built environment.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Connemara Conservancy

Phone: (468) 200-4085

Email: info@connemaraconservancy.org

Website: www.connemaraconservancy.org

Mission: Connemara works with farmers, ranchers and other landowners as well as city officials and forward-thinking developers to protect over 6,000 acres of land throughout North Texas.  Our service area covers four different eco-regions including Blackland Prairie, Post-Oak Savannah, Cross Timbers and Rolling Plains.

Counties Served: Anderson, Archer, Baylor, Bosque, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Clay, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Franklin, Freestone, Grayson, Greg, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Hood, Hopkins, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Limestone, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Montague, Morris, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Panola, Parker, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Rusk, Somervell, Smith, Stephens, Tarrant, Throckmorton, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Wood, Young

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Texas Land Conservancy

Contact: Mark Steinbach

Phone: (512) 301-6363

Email: mark@texaslandconservancy.org

Website: www.texaslandconservancy.org

Mission: The mission of Texas Land Conservancy is to conserve natural areas in Texas and to protect the physical and ecological integrity of their wildlife habitat, native plant communities, and scenic landscapes for the benefit of present and future generations.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Native Prairies Association of Texas

Phone: (512) 392-2288 

Email: info@texasprairie.org

Website: www.texasprairie.org

Mission: The Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is a non-profit membership organization and land trust dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands in Texas. NPAT protects over 4,031 acres of native Texas prairie, including over 1340 acres of endangered/threatened tallgrass prairie.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Ducks Unlimited

Phone: (832) 451-4801

Email: tmerendino@ducks.org

Website: www.ducks.org

Mission: Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Conservation Force

Phone: (504) 837-1233

Email: CF@conservationforce.org

Website: www.conservationforce.org

Mission: Conservation Force’s primary mission includes the conservation of wild places, wildlife, and a sporting way of life. We hold conservation easements to maintain wild places in their natural condition for wildlife on private lands. We also hold mitigation bank easements to restore and protect the natural, scenic, or open space values of land.

Counties Served: Statewide

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Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust

Phone: (409) 382-5102

Email: bigthickettrust@gmail.com

Website: www.bigthickettrust.org

Mission: To protect and preserve the land, water, scenic beauty, plants, wildlife, bio-diversity and natural, historic and cultural communities of the Big Thicket.

Counties Served: Chambers, Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Liberty, Polk, Newton, Jasper, Tyler, Sabine, Angelina, Trinity, San Jacinto, San Augustine, Harris, Nacogdoches, and Shelby

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