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The Cibolo Center for Conservation is supported by friends like you who want to educate, celebrate, and preserve nature for the enjoyment of future generations. We invite you to join the Cibolo community by making a donation today.

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The Cibolo Center for Conservation is deeply committed to a future where our Hill Country lands and waters remain pristine for the wildlife and people who depend on them.

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The Cibolo Center for Conservation mission is to promote the conservation of natural resources through education and stewardship.

We transform lives through the love of nature, welcoming visitors into a beautiful natural Hill Country setting for nature education, enriching community experiences, and environmental research in action.

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Meet the New Nest Nature School Staff

Mushrooms often don’t get the credit they deserve. They are curiosities that appear as if by magic after a rainstorm or show up on a downed log in the forest.

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The Power of Mushrooms

Mushrooms often don’t get the credit they deserve. They are curiosities that appear as if by magic after a rainstorm or show up on a downed log in the forest.

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Preparing Your Fall Gardens in the Texas Hill Country

Fall is also a great time to beef up your native plant selection.  Including native plants in your garden is beneficial both for local pollinators and for you!  Fall is your second chance to plant native perennials.

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Read the latest edition of the Upstream

Learn all about what is happening at the Cibolo and the impact we are having […]

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New partnership promotes composting

The Cibolo Nature Center now serves as a drop-off location for food scrap buckets and helps you help the planet. You can collect their special compost buckets and materials for a monthly fee, fill them up with food scraps, and then return it to one of their drop-off locations. 

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Volunteers and Interns: Critical Resources to the Cibolo’s Success

Volunteers and interns are essential to our work as an organization in so many ways. Volunteers provide guidance to our visitors on the trails, greet customers at the farmers market, work in the gardens at Herff Farm and even serve as guides on night hikes.

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A Wise Efficient Use of the Land

Land Management involves, but is not limited to, removing invasive species that threaten other native species that live in the Cibolo.

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Protecting the Birds of Prey at the Cibolo

The Cibolo is home to many Birds of Prey, and part of our conservation work includes creating a safe and healthy habitat so they can thrive.

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Discovering the Cibolo at Night

From April through November, monthly night hikes and nature walks will connect you to a whole new living world that surrounds us at the Cibolo. Even if you’ve walked our grounds many times before, there is nothing like seeing the vast number of nocturnal species that we work so hard to conserve in their natural habitats.

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Putting Research into Action to Inform the Future of Water

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Kind Words From Our Visitors
A wonderful place to relax and enjoy nature with the grandchildren!
Kind Words From Our Visitors
Beautiful walks along Cibolo Creek. Lovely way to spend a beautiful afternoon outside.
Kind Words From Our Visitors
Such a peaceful spot and the temperature change down at the creek is such a welcome relief in the summer. We've been coming here for years as a family, and it's a place where peace and tranquility ooze.
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