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

Chairman – Patrick Woods
Vice Chairman – Michael Stoltz
Communications – Mark Owens and John Wampler
Events  – Ross Burch and Ben Jackson
Membership Recruiting – Patrick Cooper and Chris Spence
Service Projects – Katie Owens and Preston Smith

For additional information, please contact Matthew Hughes at

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Upcoming Events

JULY 28, 2018
Service Event
Tyler State Park

August 2, 2018
Happy Hour
1836 Texas Kitchen

AUGUST 28, 2018
Back to the Field
Location TBD

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
Piney Woods Ultra Trail Race
Tyler State Park

OCTOBER 4, 2018
Farm to Table Dinner
ETX Brewing Co.

NOVEMBER 8, 2018
Wild Game Dinner
Dickerson Residence

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