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Join the Texas Children in Nature network at the annual Summit and Champions Luncheon. The Summit will bring together leaders from the conservation, education, health, faith and built-environments to share best practices and new innovations that will inspire others to take action.

Texas Children in Nature (TCiN) is a program of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. TCiN supports the network of over 500 partner organizations who are dedicated to creating equitble access to nature for children and families. Research shows that children who learn and play in nature are healthier, happier and smarter. Join us this year at the Summit and find out why Texas continues to lead the children in nature movement to connect over 3 million children with nature each year. 

Location:  Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Downtown Marina, 707 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Register for this event by clicking on the Ticket button below. Once you are registered you can manage your schedule and networking events.

Registration includes: Access to all sessions, breakfast on Dec. 6 & 7 and access to the Champions Luncheon.

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Jessica Lagalo

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Community Outdoor Outreach Grant Coordinator
Austin, TX
Jessica Lagalo is the Community Outdoor Outreach Program Grant Coordinator with Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the former Outdoor Education & Outreach Manager for the State Parks division. She currently supports and connects local community organizations that serve under-represented populations to TPWD resources, sites, and mission-oriented programs. The COOP Grant is a competitive application process, and provides project funding up to $60,000 for equipment, supplies, transportation, personnel, food, travel, and/or training that engages ethnic minorities, females, low income families, and/or individuals with disabilities in outdoor recreation, conservation, and environmental education.  Applications open annually around August 1st and the deadline for submission is November 30th.