Sabine-Neches Chapter Texas Master Naturalist

The mission of the Texas Master Naturalist program is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.


Volunteer Opportunities
The Texas Master Naturalist program offers several major programs and initiatives that focus on education, conservation, and community involvement. Some of the major programs and activities of the program include: 

  • Volunteer service with Sear Rim State Park, Village Creek State Park, Big Thicket Association, Big Thicket Preserve, Big Thicket Biosphere, Texas AgriLife, Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve, Marysee Prairie and the Texas Land Conservancy, etc. Service projects range from leading nature hikes to habitat restoration and wildlife monitoring.
  • Education service with Tyrell Park Nature Center, Cheek Read and Feed programs, local Farmers’ Markets, Michael Hoke Day in Orange, Rice Festival in Winnie, TX, YMBL State Fair, the Champions of  Nature program, and S.O.A.R. Butterfly Festival at the McFaddin-Ward House.
  • Special projects in the community such as building pollinator gardens, building canoe and kayak racks in parks, and building bird blinds, etc.
Sharon Jackson
11475 FM 1442
Orange, TX 77630
(409) 673-3547