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- to 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 – Tallon Martin and Frankie Cimino
Immediate Past Chairs – Neal Carlton and Amber Ahmed
Communications – Allison Mickey
Programming  – Tatiana Jitkoff, Christine Balistreri, Dalton Moore and Tanner Kneese
Membership – Matthew Ziemnicki, Steven Mickey and Scott Kidd
Service Projects – Mackenzie Hirt and Ben Meadows
Wild Night – Brittany Eck and Marshall Coover
At Large – Tony Carroll

For additional information, please contact Matthew Hughes at

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Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER 12 – 14
Mentored Fishing Trip
Powderhorn Ranch

NOVEMBER 19 – 21
Mentored Hunting Trip
Mason, TX

Mentored Hunting Trip
South Texas

Mentored Hunting Trip
Desert Door Ranch, Dryden

JANUARY 9 – 11
Bucksnag Duck Hunt
Garwood, TX