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 –Michael Philpott and Kaitlyn Lowes
Communications – Katie Shipman
Events – Vic Meyer and Joey Hammond
Membership and Sponsorships – Robert Fitzgerald, Chase Talbott and Steve Brauer
Service Projects – John Farrell and Crawford Rodgers
Committee Members – John Closuit and Walker Kelly
Immediate Past Chairs – Bowie Holland and Thomas West

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Fort Worth Chapter Annual Sponsor

Double Eagle’s principal business is crude oil and natural gas exploration, development and production through horizontal and vertical operations in the Midland Basin of West Texas. The Company also focuses on acquiring oil and gas leases, working interest, mineral rights and royalty interests throughout the Permian Basin. The company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with an additional office in Midland, Texas.