City Nature Challenge Texas
Austin vs. Houston vs. DFW
April 14-18, 2017
Take the City Nature Challenge!
Join Texas Parks & Wildlife, Texas Master Naturalists, the Audubon Society, and others in a fun challenge to see which city can document the most species. It is easy to participate by joining an event, or making observations on your own using the iNaturalist app.
Not only is this a competition between Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, and Houston, cities across the nation are participating, let’s show them what we got!
Check out the national City Nature Challenge Website to see all cities participating across the country.
Learn more about Texas Master Naturalists on their website.
If you’re new to iNaturalist, learn some more on the iNaturalist Getting Started page.
- Contact Marsha May if you would like to become a partner in the Austin area.
- Austin Nature & Science Center
- American Youthworks
- Austin Herpetological Society
- Balcones Canyonlands Master Naturalist Chapter
- The Balcones Chapter of the Native Prairies Association of Texas
- City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department
- City of Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department
- Edwards Aquifer Research & Data Center
- Fishes of Texas
- Hill Country Conservancy
- Jacob’s Well Natural Area
- Keep Austin Beautiful
- Keep Texas Beautiful
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Laurel Mountain Elementary
- LCRA Parks
- Pease Park Conservancy
- The San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance
- Shield Ranch
- Shoal Creek Conservancy
- Travis Audubon
- Contact Sam Kieschnick if you would like to become a partner in the DFW area.
- Arlington Parks and Recreation
- Blackland Prairie Conservatory & Atelier
- Dallas Parks and Recreation
- The Flower Mound Foundation
- Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
- Fort Worth Parks and Recreation
- Friends of O.S. Gray
- Friends of SouthWest Nature Preserve
- Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area
- Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation
- Heard Natural Science Museum
- Lancaster Parks and Recreation
- Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area
- Midlothian Parks and Recreation
- North Richland Hills Parks and Recreation
- Oliver Nature Park
- Perot Museum of Nature and Science
- Richardson Parks and Recreation
- Twelve Hills Nature Center
- Contact Richard Gibbons or Sarah Flournoy at Houston Audubon if you would like to become a partner in the Houston area.
- Armand Bayou Nature Center
- City of Pearland
- Citizens’ Environmental Coalition
- Coastal Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists
- Coastal Prairie Partnership
- Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
- Houston Audubon
- Houston Chapter-Native Prairie Association of Texas
- Houston Parks Board
- Houston Parks and Recreation Department
- Jesse Jones Park and Nature Center
- Katy Prairie Conservancy
- Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter
- Nature Discovery Center
- Texas Master Naturalist, Gulf Coast
- University of Houston, Downtown
- Fort Bend