The Cibolo Nature Center & Farm has a new name — same great mission.


Our Roots

Learn about the rich history of the Cibolo Nature Center & Herff Farm.

The Cibolo started in 1988 with a group of friends cleaning up a creek, evolved to become a shining model of a Nature Center, and now is a leading conservation organization across Texas.

The Founders on The Cibolo’s 30th Anniversary


The Cibolo celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018. See here our founders, Carolyn Chipman Evans and Brent Evans, telling the marvelous story of the early days and the many ways that we are living into their vision for the future of natural places.

A Timeline of The Cibolo: 30 Years in the Making

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See the many efforts, events, and key moments that have made The Cibolo a leading conservation organization in the Texas Hill Country.

The Cibolo History in Pictures


Take a look at how the community has come together over the years to make The Cibolo what it is today.

The Nature Center Book: How to Create and Nurture a Nature Center in Your Community


If you want to start a Nature Center or learn about how the Cibolo Nature Center came to be, come by our Visitor Center and pick up a copy of The Nature Center Book, written by our founders Carolyn Chipman Evans and Brent Evans. The Nature Center Book was published by the National Association for Interpretation, the InterPress, and can be purchased at