Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Complex
P.O. Box 100
Austwell, TX 77950
Tel: (361) 286-3559 ext. 226
Web Page: http://www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/aransas/
Aransas NWR is one of over 545 National Wildlife Refuges spanning the United States and managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The National Wildlife Refuge System is the only national system of lands dedicated to conserving our wildlife heritage for today and generations yet to come.
Aransas NWR was originally established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937 as a “refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other management purpose, for migratory birds and to conserve fish or wildlife which are listed as endangered species or threatened species or plants.
Cibolo Nature Center
140 City Park Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006
Web Page: http://www.cibolo.org
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.
Texas State Aquarium - Corpus Christi
2710 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Tel: (361) 654-1450
Web Page: http://www.texasstateaquarium.org
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
Web Page: http://www.houstonaudubon.org
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.
Lubbock Lake Landmark
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3191
Phone: (806) 742-1116
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.