Austin Stewards of the Wild


Stewards of the Wild is a young professionals program supporting the mission of Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. With member-led chapters in major cities throughout the state, Stewards of the Wild engages 21-45 year-old outdoor enthusiasts by hosting exclusive events to raise awareness of conservation issues facing future generations.

Become a Steward of the Wild today and ensure that current and future generations can enjoy, explore, and be inspired by the wild things and wild places of Texas.

Become a Steward of the Wild

Advisory Council

Co-Chairs – Amber Ahmed and Samantha Howell
Immediate Past Chairs – Norman Garza and Alex Price
Communications – Brittany Eck, Tatiana Jitkoff, and Kit Schroeder
Events  – Christine Balistreri, Tony Carroll, and Tallon Martin
Membership Recruiting – Neal Carlton, Michael Icenhauer, and Justin Yarborough
Service Projects – Riley Anderson, Molly Wheaton, and Matthew Ziemnicki

For additional information, please contact Jay Kleberg at

Upcoming Events

JUNE 24, 2017
Brazos River BBQ & Paddle
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JULY 13, 2017
Happy Hour
The Range
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AUGUST 7, 2017
Full Moon Paddle on Lady Bird Lake

Past Events

MAY 17, 2017
Happy Hour at YETI Flagship Store

MAY 13, 2017
Chapter Anniversary Camping Trip
Reveille Peak Ranch

APRIL 6, 2017
Texas Conservation Hall of Fame
Austin City Limits at Moody Theater