AgriLife Contacts | TPWD Contacts | Wildlife Rehabilitators
Current Volunteer Opportunities

Major Partnerships

Chapter members are trying to make a difference for organizations in our local area by performing volunteer services that provide educational or environmental benefits needed and requested by these organizations:

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Aransas & Matagorda Island (FAMI)
Calhoun County AgriLife Extension
Coleto Creek Park & Reservoir
Mad Island Marsh Preserve
Nueces Delta Preserve
Welder Wildlife Foundation

Volunteer efforts for any of our Partners that meet our TMN mission to provide educational or environmental benefits and our Volunteer guidelines will be approved. To volunteer, contact the appropriate person and ask what you can do. To get approval for a specific effort not already approved, complete and submit a Request for Volunteer Service Approval.

Other Chapter Partners

Amos Rehabilitation Keep (ARK)
Renamed in honor of Tony Amos, Founder of the ARK and Research Fellow at UTMSI, who made a huge impact on conservation efforts in Texas, including saving thousands of sea turtles and birds, gathering important data about our oceans, documenting endangered species, and helping develop the Texas General Land Office’s marine debris data sheet for the Adopt-a-Beach Cleanups.

Aquarium at Rockport Harbor
Annette Hegen—361-790-6217

Aransas First
Earl Matthew—361-790-9579

Bay Education Center – MA-NERR
Nicole Pringle—361-749-3153

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent
1205 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria, TX 77901
Brandy Hurt—361- 485-9140

Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program
Lari Jo Edwards—361-336-0314

Estuary Explorium – MA-NERR
Nicole Pringle—361-749-3153

Formosa Tejano Wetlands Project
Chapter Liaison: Norm Hirsch—361-798-9946

Goliad State Park
Brenda Justice
Chapter Liaison—Larry Henneke

Goose Island State Park
Cara Kureska—361-729-2858

International Crane Foundation
Corinna Holfus | 832-967-9829

Matagorda Bay Nature Park
Mike Mullenweg—800-776-5272 Ext. 4779
Chapter Liaison: Janet Price 

Matagorda County Birding and Nature Center
email or call 979-245-3336

Mission-Aransas NERR
Volunteer Coordinator: Nicole Pringle—361-749-6833

R/V Katy – MA-NERR
Sara Pelleteri—361-749-6711

San Antonio Bay Partnership
Chapter Liaison: Allan Berger—713-829-2852

San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
Curtis Jones—(979) 964-3639

Texas State Marine Education Center

Texas State Aquarium
Email – 361-881-1254

Texas Zoo

Wetlands Education Center – MA-NERR
Nicole Pringle—361-749-3153

Sponsor—Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Aransas County
Ginger Easton-Smith—361-790-0103

Calhoun County
Rhonda Cummins—361-552-9747

Matagorda County
Email – 979/245-4100

Sponsor—Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

TPWD website
Michelle Haggerty
, Texas Master Naturalist Program Coordinator—830-896-2504

Wildlife Rehabilitators

Port Aransas: Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) 361-749-6793
Rockport-Fulton: Wings Rescue Center, 361-205-0892 for rescue, 512-784-8223 to volunteer
Bay City Area: Cherie Allen, 979-245-4392
Corpus Christi: Texas Sealife Center, Amanda Terry, 281-455-0477
Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

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