Local Resources & Partners

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Agrilife Extension

A unique education agency, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service teaches Texans wherever they live, extending research-based knowledge to benefit their families and communities.

Texas Master Naturalist

Alamo Area Master Naturalists

An organization dedicated to developing a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service for the sake of improving management of natural resources and natural areas within our community.

Sierra Club

Alamo Area Sierra Club

A group dedicated to community building through its members with a mission to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of San Antonio. They provide numerous educational resources as well as group activities such as meetings and outings.

Bexar Audubon Society

Bexar Audubon

The Bexar County chapter of the National Audobon Society. They aim to promote conservation and encourage responsible local action through education, research, and advocacy.

Texas Master Gardener

Bexar County Master Gardeners

A gardening education group that is a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Their mission is to educate our community on water conservation and research-based gardening practices.

Black Outside, Inc.

Black Outside

A San-Antonio group committed to (re)connecting black youth to the outdoors through culturally relevant outdoor experiences and leadership development.

San Antonio Botanical Garden

Botanical Gardens

A beautiful and diverse garden in San Antonio dedicated to inspiring others to connect with the plant world and understand its importance in our lives.

Texas Parks & Wildlife

Bracken Cave Preserve

An organization that, in 1992, purchased Bracken Cave and the surrounding land to protect the largest single species colony of bats in North America.

Brackenridge Park Conservancy

Brackenridge Park Conservancy

An organization that serves the needs of Brackenridge Park. Their goals are to represent park users, unify the park, and manage park resources, such as volunteers, expertise, funding, and advocacy.

Cibolo Centr for Conservation

Cibolo Nature Center

An organization focused on promoting harmony with nature and connection with the land. They host numerous outdoor events.

Climate Action SA

Climate Action SA

A coalition of individuals and organizations who are dedicated to building thriving communities in the face of the growing threat of climate change.

william R. Sinkin Eco Centro

Eco Centro

An outreach center for environmental sustainability. Eco Centro strives to positively address environmental challenges by providing the information needed to adopt more environmentally sustainable practices.

Edwards Aquifer Authority

Edwards Aquifer Alliance

An organization whose mission is manage, enhance, and protect the Edwards Aquifer—the primary water source in San Antonio.

Friends of Government Canyon

Friends of Government Canyon

A non-profit organization consisting of mostly volunteers who care greatly about parks and nature. They maintain trails, provide education programs, and advocate for protection of the Aquifer and numerous natural resources found within Government Canyon’s boundaries.

Gardopia Gardens

Gardopia Gardens

A non-profit group based in San Antonio with a mission to grow healthy communities through garden-based learning. They aim to reduce local obesity and malnutrition through access to fresh produce and strategic intervention programs.

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance

A nonprofit organization that promotes advocacy for and protection of the Edwards Aquifer, along with its springs, watersheds, and the recharge zone.

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas

Green Space Alliance

An organization dedicated to protecting San Antonio’s green spaces and bolstering awareness of conservation through community engagement and education in the face of increasing development and urban growth. They also own and manage the Bulverde Oaks Nature Preserve.

Headwaters at Incarnate Word

Headwaters at Incarnate Word

An organization dedicated to preserving, restoring, and celebrating the natural, cultural, historical, spiritual, and educational values of the headwaters of the San Antonio River. The Blue Hole is located here.

Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors

A group whose mission is to inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities in the outdoors and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative.

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Mitchell Lake Audubon

An Audubon group centered around the Mitchell Lake area with a mission to connect people to nature through conservation and education, focused primarily on birds and their habitats.

OurDoor Afro

Outdoor Afro

A national network that celebrates and inspires Black connections and leadership in nature, with in-person meetups in nearly every state.

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

A beautiful place to hike in San Antonio, with numerous trails and access to the Tobin land bridge.

San Antonio Audubon Society

SA Audubon

An Audubon group dedicated to raising awareness about protection, conservation, and propagation of birds and their habitat in San Antonio.

Parks & Recreation San Antonio

SA Parks and Rec

An organization whose mission is to provide exceptional parks, facilities, programs and services to the San Antonio area.

San Antonio Zoo

SA Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo, operated by San Antonio Zoological Society, is a non-profit organization committed to securing a future for wildlife.

Native Plant Society of Texas - San Antonio Chapter

San Antonio Native Plant Society of Texas

The San Antonio Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas. They aim to promote the research, conservation, and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas.

San Antonio Parks Foundation

San Antonio Parks Foundation

A nonprofit organization focused on maintaining and enhancing parks in San Antonio and Bexar county.

San Antonio River Authority

San Antonio River Authority

From downtown San Antonio to the Texas Coast, the San Antonio River Authority is dedicated to nurturing and protecting our amazing river ecosystem.

San Antonio River Foundation

San Antonio River Foundation

An organization whose mission is to preserve and enhance the San Antonio River Basin, primarily through its cultural, educational, ecological, and recreational uses.

Southwest Workers Union

Southwest Workers Union

A 32-year-old intergenerational, multi-issue community center focused on healing for the people and the planet.

Texas Children in Nature


A network of non-profits, government agencies, businesses and concerned individuals who want to connect children and families with nature for a healthier, happier, and smarter Texas.

Texas Wildlife Association

Texas Wildlife Association

An organization focused on private landowners and their ethical, responsible relationship with the land. They focus on private property issues, hunting and hunter rights, and natural resource conservation.

Texas Parks & Wildlife


Texas Parks and Wildlife is a multi-faceted organization that manages and conserves the natural and cultural resources of Texas. They provide hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation opportunities for the enjoyment of present and future generations.