Texas Conservation Alliance welcomes organizations who share a common interest in protecting nature for future generations of Texans.

As the Memorandum of Agreement indicates, Member Organizations share information and,
when appropriate, support each other’s efforts. For more details, contact TCA.

Member Organizations

Click on the +sign next to an entry to learn more about each of TCA’s Member Organizations!

Audubon Dallas
As a local chapter of Audubon, Audubon Dallas has as its mission to conserve birds and other wildlife, to protect habitat and biodiversity, and to provide education and opportunities for our entire community to observe and appreciate birds and nature.
Audubon Texas
Audubon Texas, the state program of the National Audubon Society, and its numerous chapters have for 100 years conserved and restored natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
Big Thicket Association
A long-time advocate of the Big Thicket National Preserve, the Big Thicket Association is supporting expansion of the Preserve, helping the National Park Service conduct an inventory of all Preserve species, and addressing state park, wetlands, and other issues.
Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust
The Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust is a local land trust dedicated to protecting wildlife diversity and natural communities of the Big Thicket and promoting respect for and enjoyment of the rural character and culture of the region through encouragement of land stewardship values that promote sustainable communities.  The primary mechanism for achieving these goals is acquisition of threatened lands from willing sellers or through conservation easements. The Trust has had success protecting existing preserves by acquiring buffers and connecting corridors.
Brazos River Conservation Coalition
The Brazos River Conservation Coalition monitors and protects water quality, flora and fauna, and the natural beauty of Lake Granbury and its environs and the Brazos River in Hood County, through information-gathering, education and advocacy.
Caddo Lake Institute
Caddo Lake Institute is a non-profit scientific and educational corporation with the mission of protecting the ecological, cultural and economic integrity of Caddo Lake, its associated wetlands and surrounding plant and wildlife habitats.
Camp Tyler Foundation
Camp Tyler Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, owns and operates Camp Tyler, one of America’s oldest outdoor learning centers.  Our mission is to provide children with premier outdoor learning opportunities.
Citizens Organizing for Resources & Environment (CORE)
CORE is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Texoma citizens about environmental issues.
Dallas Down River Club (DDRC)
The Dallas Down River Club host canoeing and kayaking in the local area, participates in river clean-ups, promotes water safety, and participates in water quality monitoring.
Dallas Historic Tree Coalition
The Dallas Historic Tree Coalition is a local citizens group advocating the protection and preservation of irreplaceable trees in the urban landscape.
Dallas Safari Club
Dallas Safari Club is an international non-profit, educational, conservation, and hunter advocacy organization based in Dallas, Texas with an international membership of over 4,000.  The club raises and expends funds annually to educate the public and to serve the interests of wildlife, habitat and sportsmen and sportswomen worldwide.  The club meets the third Thursday of each month.  Visit our website for details.
Dallas Woods and Waters Club
In 1961, the Dallas Woods and Waters Club was organized to provide an environment for education, networking and understanding for those sportsmen and sportswomen that are interested in hunting, fishing and conserving our ever diminishing outdoors.  Our organization is dedicated to further the education and experiences of our youth.
East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation
The East Texas Woods & Waters Foundation promotes and preserves East Texas’ heritage of appreciation and responsible usage of the region’s local woods, water, and wildlife for future generations of East Texans. ETWWF helps preserve East Texas forests, provide better fish habitat, and protect water quality in East Texas. http://etwwf.org/
Environment Texas
Environment Texas is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy group whose mission is to protect air quality, water quality, and open spaces in Texas.  Its email network routinely reaches thousands of people.
Fort Worth Audubon Society
An active chapter of National Audubon, Fort Worth Audubon Society’s mission is to promote awareness, appreciation and understanding of birds and other wildlife while preserving and protecting their natural habitats.
Friends of the Brazos River
Friends of the Brazos is a group of landowners, boaters, anglers and concerned citizens working to restore the ecological integrity and provide recreational opportunities on the Brazos River, with an emphasis on the Brazos between Lakes Granbury and Whitney.
Friends of Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge is dedicated to increasing awareness, enjoyment and appreciation of the refuge and to conserving its native fish, wildlife, and plants for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Friends of the Neches River
Friends of the Neches River was formed to promote creation of the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge.  With the Refuge established, the group is now taking on other initiatives for the Neches, such as obtaining designation as a National Scenic River.
Friends United for a Safe Environment (FUSE)
FUSE is a Texarkana-based group that focuses on protecting the Sulphur River, addressing local pollution issues, drawing public attention to projects that harm the area’s environment, and addressing other area-wide environmental and social issues.
Frontera Audubon
Frontera Audubon is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the environment of the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Galveston Bay Foundation
The Galveston Bay Foundation’s mission is to preserve, protect and enhance Galveston Bay — one of the world’s most productive estuaries — to ensure that the Bay remains a beautiful and productive place for generations to come.
Greater Caddo Lake Association of Texas
Greater Caddo Lake Association of Texas protects Caddo Lake, its tributaries, and adjacent wetlands by working with the community to conserve, protect, and enhance native fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats.
Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance unites citizens across central and south Texas in advocacy to preserve our groundwater, watersheds, flora and fauna, and the history and culture of the Texas Hill Country.
Gulf Restoration Network
The Gulf Restoration Network works to unite and empower people to protect the natural resources of the Gulf of Mexico region for future generations.  We endeavor to build a unified voice for the health and sustainability of the Gulf.
Houston Audubon Society
One of the largest and most active Audubon chapters in the nation, Houston Audubon owns 17 sanctuaries totaling nearly 3,400 acres of critical habitat for shorebirds, migratory songbirds, waterfowl, and other wildlife.  HAS reaches more than 20,000 children and adults annually through its education programs.
Houston Canoe Club
Established in 1964, the Houston Canoe Club unites those interested in the safe canoeing and kayaling for the purpose of conservation, pleasure, health, racing and/or exploration.  Monthly meetings are in Houston and paddle trips occur all over Texas and beyond.
Houston Safari Club
The Houston Safari Club, founded in 1972, is a non-profit volunteer organization that raises money for preserving the sport of hunting, supporting wildlife conservation and educating the public on hunting and conservation issues.
National Parks Conservation Association
Our Mission: To protect and enhance America’s National Parks for present and future generations.   “America’s national parks are the touchstones of our shared history and culture.  In some ways, they represent the soul of the nation.  They represent our hopes, our dreams, our struggles.  They are our absolute best places.” Tom Kiernan, NPCA President
National Wild Turkey Federation - Cherokee Chapter
National Wild Turkey Federation is a national non-profit conservation and hunting organization, that with volunteers, partners, and sponsors, has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of our hunting heritage.
Native Plant Society of Texas
The purpose of the Native Plant Society of Texas is to promote research, conservation, and utilization of native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach, and example.
Outdoor Adventure Club of East Texas
The Outdoor Adventure Club of East Texas is an active group which enjoys and promotes outdoor recreation such as camping, hiking, canoeing and backpacking.  The group meets monthly at 6:30 pm each second Thursday at the TPWD Nature Center in Tyler, TX.

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Pineywoods Audubon Society
Pineywoods Audubon Society strives to promote awareness, appreciation, and understanding of birds and other wildlife while preserving and protecting the unique habitat of east Texas.
Primitive Texas
Primitive Living Skills of Texas practices and teaches primitive wilderness survival skills at several locations across Texas with an emphasis on caretaking of natural habitats.
Quail Coalition
Quail Coalition is lead by a volunteer board of eleven directors. In the 25 year history of Quail Unlimited, the chapters in the state of Texas have lead the nation in raising millions for important quail projects and research.
Save Open Space (SOS)
Save Open Space fosters protection of natural and scenic features to meet the demands of Dallas’ ever-growing regional population.  Through events and education, SOS has helped preserve 3,000 acres of natural space for vibrant, sustainable communities.
Stewardship Aransas
Stewardship Aransas is comprised of leaders from local conservation groups, master gardeners and naturalists, women’s and business clubs, and chambers of commerce in the Rockport-Corpus Christi area.  It focuses on protecting habitat for birds and wildlife as the area’s population grows.
Sulphur River Oversight Society (SOS)
SOS is comprised of landowners, timber industry leaders, sportsmen, businesspeople, and conservationists in northeast Texas.  Formed in response to proposals to build Marvin Nichols, George Parkhouse, and other new reservoirs, SOS has become a political force for protecting the Sulphur River and its wildlife habitat.
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Texas Black Bear Alliance
The mission of the Texas Black Bear Alliance is to restore the Louisiana black bear to suitable habitat in its historic range through education, research, and management of habitat and populations.
Texans for Clean Water
Texans for Clean Water is a coalition of business leaders and citizens committed to protecting waterways. Eliminating floatable litter — drink containers, polystyrene to-go containers and plastic bags — from Texas waterways will generate economic prosperity and improve water quality for Texans and Texas wildlife.
Texas Association of Bass Clubs
Texas Association of Bass Clubs is dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and enhancement thereof with youth involvement for the future of fishing in Texas.  TABC is a statewide organization formed by individual members of bass clubs and affiliate members in Texas.
Texas Black Bass Unlimited
The goals of Texas Black Bass Unlimited are the education of youth and the general public in conservation, the protection of Texas fish and fisheries, propagation of freshwater fish, and improvement of water quality in Texas lakes, rivers, and streams. 
Texas Land Conservancy
Texas Land Conservancy (TLC) is a private land trust dedicated to conserving land in Texas to benefit wildlife and to protect examples ofour natural and cultural heritage.
Texas League of Conservation Voters
The Texas League of Conservation Voters works to preserve and enhance the quality of life of Texans by making environmental conservation a top priority with Texas elected officials, political candidates and voters.
Texas Rivers Protection Association
Texas Rivers Protection Association’s mission is to protect the flow, water quality and natural beauty of the rivers of Texas, promote the safe and wise use of Texas rivers, promote mutual respect between river users and landowners, and foster respect for diverse natural waterway environments.
Texas State Railroad Society
The Society exists to advocate, display, interpret, and preserve the Texas State Railroad and its environs by encouraging volunteerism to provide communicative, scientific and engineering skills that will facilitate awareness and education of the public to the natural history of the area, and the role of the railroad in society.
Travis Audubon
Travis Audubon promotes the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of native birds and their habitats.
Trinity River Audubon Center
Trinity River Audubon Center’s state-of-the-art visitor’s and education center, situated ten minutes from downtown Dallas on 120 acres along the Trinity River, serves as a flagship for the National Audubon Society’s mission to conserve and restore ecosystems for birds and other wildlife..
Tyler Audubon Society
Tyler Audubon Society promotes birding activities and the conservation of wildlife habitat.  The group operates Langley Island Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary.  Members meet once a month on the second Tuesday at Pollard United Methodist Church in Tyler.  Meetings are open to the public.  See our website for more information on programs and guest speakers. 

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