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Join this family-friendly nature competition and adventure across Texas.

Central Region

About the Region:

Spend all summer enjoying the outdoors with the RGV Family Summer Adventure Challenge, May 25 - August 31, 2019. The Challenge is a chance to spend quality time together while visiting different nature centers and parks in the Rio Grande Valley and, upon completion of the challenges, an opportunity to win cool prizes! Complete the form below to register and learn more:

Our Stories

See you soon at the Closing Event!

Save the date for August 12 and submit entries this week. Read more

Closing Event for the Central Texas Nature Challenge in August

Date and details for the end-of-summer event! Read more

Zilker Preserve Hike - Fox Spotted

Zilker Preserve Hike - Fox Spotted A game camera captured this fox in the Zilker Preserve! This picture was taken by a game camera mounted in the Zilker Preserve.  Isn’t this a cute grey fox? If you try the Zilker Preserve Hike challenge, you probably won’t see the grey fox, but you might find its tracks or sc

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Zilker Science and Nature Center Scavenger Hunt

We had a great time completing this scavenger hunt! Read more

Scavenger Hunt at ASNC

We enjoyed learning about the front teeth of a mammal- that one stumped us for a bit. We also liked looking at the owls and looking at the small animals. We enjoyed the activities put on by the 4-h program during the Nature Challenge Kick Off Celebration. Read more

Kleb Woods Nature Preserve

Native plants and birds Read more


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