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Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

Stewards of the Wild, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s conservation leadership program, equips emerging leaders aged 21 to 45 with opportunities to actively participate in the stewardship of Texas’s wild things and wild places by providing education, networking, and outdoor experiences.

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Engage your generation in conservation

With member-led chapters in major cities throughout the state, Stewards of the Wild chapters in cooperation with Woo casino Canada engage 21- to 45-year-old outdoor enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds by providing opportunities to participate in outdoor experiences such as camping, hiking, fishing and hunting; increase knowledge about public land access; interact with conservation professionals; and actively participate in the conservation of our wild things and wild places.

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Discover the wild places of Texas in good company

Stewards of the Wild members who are first time or novice hunters or fishermen have the opportunity to participate in mentored hunts and fishing trips throughout the year. It’s an unforgettable experience, supporting wildlife conservation, celebrating our hunting heritage and learning how to process and cook wild game.

Become a Stewards of the Wild member and join us in the field this season! Applications for the 2024-2025 season are now open. Click here to apply. Questions?
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Become a Steward of the Wild

$100 Single Membership
  • Service Opportunities
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations for one to exclusive monthly outdoor, social or educational events.
$180 Co-Membership
  • Service Opportunities
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations for two to exclusive monthly outdoor, social or educational events.

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Join the Statewide chapter and enjoy the benefits of a Stewards of the Wild membership. We believe location should not be a barrier to conservation involvement and resources. Gain access to all chapter and statewide events, and opportunities to network with SOTW members and TPWD experts across the state.

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Stewards of the Wild thanks statewide sponsor Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute for its gracious support.

The Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas and one of the finest in the nation. Its mission is to provide science-based information for enhancing the conservation and management of wildlife in South Texas and related environments.

Thank you to our 2023-2024 sponsors: