Texas Stream Team at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment is dedicated to understanding and protecting the 191,000 miles of Texas waterways. We bring together community members, students, educators, academic researchers, environmental professionals, and both public and private sector partners to conduct scientific research and to promote environmental stewardship.
Ready, Set, Plant! is a riparian sapling planting program that takes place from October to March. This Program is dedicated to the art and science of creekside restoration and community placemaking. Through the active engagement of volunteers and restoration expertise, this program is growing in leaps and bounds.
Lions are an international network of 1.36 million men and women in 208 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. Known for working to end preventable blindness, Lions participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities. These projects range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of natural disasters.
In the Hays County Master Naturalist training program, recognized experts in the field teach wildlife and conservation management, focusing their instruction on the native ecosystem of Hays County. Trainees in the program are required to attend classes, perform approved volunteer work, and attend advanced training in their areas of interest. The course gives trainees opportunities to learn about natural resource conservation, to meet and associate with others of similar interests, and to visit places in the county that they might otherwise never see.