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Contact your City Partner by clicking on their e-mail link or visit their state web site by clicking on their web page link.

Texas

Mary Kennedy

Cibolo Nature Center

140 City Park Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006
Tel: 830-249-4616

E-mail: mbkenned@sbcglobal.net

Web Page: http://www.cibolo.org

Description:

Located about 30 miles north west of San Antonio, The Cibolo Nature Center is 100 acres of Hill Country trails and wilderness. The center and its overseers, The Friends of the Cibolo Wilderness, are dedicated to promoting conservation of natural resources through education and stewardship.

Haily Summerford

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center at Cedar Hill

1206 West F.M. 1382
Cedar Hills , TX 75104
Tel (469) 526-1990

E-mail: hsummerford@audobon.org

Web Page: http://dogwoodcanyon.audubon.org

Description:

Located 16 miles south of downtown Dallas in Cedar Hill, Dogwood Canyon is part of the White Rock Escarpment. Audubon owns or manages over 200 acres of nearly pristine wildlife habitat in the Canyon. Because the property neighbors university, county, and state lands, it is part of a nearly 3,000 acre greenbelt in southwest Dallas County. The Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center is open to the public and will provide science education initially to 5,000 school students on an annual basis from the surrounding DFW Metroplex.

Lari Jo Johnson

Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program

1305 N. Shoreline Blvd. Suite 205
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Tel: (361) 673-6830

E-mail: ljjohnson@cbbep.org

Web Page: www.nuecesdeltapreserve.org

Description:

The Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP) is a local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to researching, restoring and protecting the bays and estuaries of the Texas Coastal Bend.

This 515 square mile area of water includes all bays, estuaries and bayous in the Copano, Aransas, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Baffin and upper Laguna Madre bay systems.

The mission of the CBBEP is the implementation of the Coastal Bend Bays Plan, which is to protect and restore the health and productivity of the bays and estuaries while supporting continued economic growth and public use of the bays. The plan identifies specific actions that will benefit the bay system and the users of the bays.

The Program area encompasses 75 miles of estuarine environment along the south-central Texas coastline and includes 12 counties of the region known as the Coastal Bend, extending from the land-cut in the Laguna Madre, through the Corpus Christi Bay system, and north to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.

Kristin Evans

Texas State Aquarium - Corpus Christi

2710 North Shoreline

Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Tel: (361) 654-1452

E-mail: kevans@txstateaq.org
Web Page: http://www.texasstateaquarium.org

Description:

The mission of the Texas State Aquarium is to provide educationally enriching, entertaining programming to a diverse audience; to develop entertaining interactive exhibits that engage and inspire; to promote and practice environmental conservation and wildlife rehabilitation; to provide first-class guest services; and to operate as a private, self-supporting, not-for-profit organization.

Mary Anne Weber

Houston Audubon Society

3997 River Drive
Houston, TX 77017
Tel (713) 640-2407

E-mail: maweber@houstonaudubon.org

Web Page: http://www.houstonaudubon.org

Description:

Houston Audubon is a chapter of National Audubon Society in an assigned 11-county area surrounding and including Houston. Its mission is to promote the conservation and appreciation of birds and wildlife habitat, which it accomplishes through acquiring and maintaining critical habitat as bird sanctuaries, education programs for children and adults, advocacy efforts, and land conservation projects. Its activities extend beyond Houston and its surrounding counties when necessary to accomplish a conservation purpose.

Carol Jones

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

103 Hwy 332 West
Lake Jackson , TX 77566
Tel: (979) 480-0999

E-mail: cjones@gcbo.org

Web Page: http://www.gcbo.org

Description:

The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory is an independent 501(c)(3) organization. GCBO is dedicated to protecting breeding, wintering and migration habitat around the Gulf of Mexico for the birds that depend on it. Since 1997 we've protected nearly 11 million acres of precious wetlands, forests, coastal prairies and other crucial habitat. We accomplish this through our 3 programs: Land Protection, Research, and Education & Outreach.

Susan Rowe

Lubbock Lake Landmark

Texas Tech University

Box 43191

Lubbock, TX 79409-3191

Phone: (806) 742-1116

Email: susan.rowe@ttu.edu
Web Page: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/lll/visitus.html

Description: Located on the Southern High Plains (Llano Estacado), the Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark is an urban greenspace. The Landmark's 335 acres offer a variety of opportunities for visitors, researchers, and students. As an Archaeological Site and Nature Preserve the Landmark offers programs for all ages year round focusing on the cultural and natural heritage of the region.

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