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Visit our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm, to experience the majestic natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country.

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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.

Our Conservation Initiatives

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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2022 Spring Break Camp at the Cibolo

Children have spent so much of their time indoors this school year, and we believe nature provides the perfect setting for them to have fun outdoors while discovering their inner scientist, wild thing, or explorer.  Whatever your camper dreams of being, we would love to help them find their path! Our camp combines outdoor recreation, science-based experiments, and adventure to keep every child creating and learning while on break.

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New Kendall County Parks Initiative

Due to the drastic growth and development of the Hill Country and the Covid-19 pandemic, our community has seen an increased demand for parks and natural area access. Our parks are being used now more than ever. Unfortunately, this has also made parkland more expensive for the county to acquire. Counties have very limited resources, and even with bond elections, the funds alone are often not sufficient to keep up with the demand. One possible solution is the county’s procurement of donated land.

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New Children’s Manager Leads Field Trips

Stephanie Regets joined the Cibolo Center for Conservation in mid-October and hit the ground running. We caught up with Stephanie to find out more about her work at the Cibolo. “There are so many things I enjoy about teaching, one of those is that I enjoy exposing them to new things outside,” said Regets.

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A Message from our CEO: You Make a Difference

Our work is now bigger than ever, and we will not let up. The pressures of a growing population and changing world are upon us, and we must remember what we are working for—the owl, the butterfly, the trees, the clear water, the future of our children and all we hope they will know and love.

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Outdoor Classroom Field Trips are Back in Full Swing

We seek to expand nature education to more students by offering two alternative Outdoor Classroom options–virtual field trips with live, interactive adventures and our new program where our staff goes to Title 1 schools to provide outdoor learning on urban school campuses.

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2021 Cibolo Celebration of Service

Donors have often been inspired to give by seeing local volunteers making the world a little better.

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Read the Fall/Winter Edition of the Upstream

We envisioned this new Learning Village as a home for our growing Nest Nature School and as a vibrant hub for community engagement and activity. Thanks to the time, talent and generosity of many friends, the longtime dream has now become a reality.

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Fire is an Ecological Tool

Wildlife managers utilize fire to stimulate the landscape and maintain the health of prairies. 

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Kids Need Nature, We Need You!

This #GivingTuesday, you can give th gift of nature and help us as we continue to grow into our campus at the new Nest Nature School.

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Finding Her Spot in the Nest

You can find Katie on hikes with her students on any given day, watching them learn to climb logs for the first time or sitting on the ground for storytime. One of Katie’s favorite things about teaching is watching a child hit significant milestones in his or her development.

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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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