Ensuring a Legacy of Conservation and the Heritage of Hunting through Education

cactusIn 1991, the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Inc. (TWAF) was formed as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to providing ethical environmental education about wildlife and habitat conservation to Texans of all ages.

TWAF promotes educational, research, and informational activities in support of wildlife, habitat, and the management of the same. The activities and programs include science curriculum for middle school students, leadership camps, youth hunting opportunities, teacher training and adult education seminars, all of which are conducted by the Texas Wildlife Association.

In addition, TWAF collaborates with many groups, non-profit organizations and government agencies (such as San Antonio Livestock Exposition (S.A.L.E.), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Wildlife Association) that are dedicated to wildlife education. Through these collaborations, TWAF can focus on the importance of private land in wildlife and habitat conservation. Almost 95% of Texas is privately-owned. To truly affect wildlife and habitat management, as well as to accurately educate our youth and adults about Texas conservation, we must emphasize wildlife and private land management.