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 Neal Carlton
Immediate Past Chairs – Samantha Howell, Norman Garza and Alex Price
Communications – Amber Arseneaux and Brittany Eck
Programming – Christine Balistreri, Tony Carroll, Tatiana Jitkoff, Tallon Martin, and Molly Wheaton
Membership – Neal Carlton, Michael Icenhauer, Justin Yarborough, and Matthew Ziemnicki

For additional information, please contact Matthew Hughes at

Upcoming Events

MAY 19
Chapter Anniversary Crawfish Boil
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JUNE 1-2
Hill County Trip: Fredericksburg + Enchanted Rock
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Past Events

APRIL 13-15
Austin Chapter Trip to Powderhorn Ranch

TPWF Hall of Fame Happy Hour + Concert
ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Service Event with Urban Roots