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

Earn Digital Badges

Earn individual digital challenge badges and milestones through Texas Nature Challenge. As your team completes a challenge this year, let us know through an online form. We will email you the digital file and add it to your team page. Check out each region's badges: Central, Coastal Bend,Rio Grande Valley. Visit the 2017 Section to see last year's badges.

Claim a Badge

Fill out this form to receive your badge. We will email you the digital badge and add it to your profile page.


2018 Milestones

 2018_Milestone_1   2018_Milestone_5   2018_Milestone_10   2018_Milestone_15   2018_Milestone_20

2018 Coastal Bend Region

2018_Beach Clean-up   2018_Become a Junior Ranger GISP   2018_Become a Junior Ranger LCCSP   2018_Become a Junior Ranger PINS
2018_Birding and Binoculars   2018_Butterflies and Host Plants   2018_Capture the Moment   2018_Caribbean Animal Survey
 2018_Celebration of Flight 2018_Create Your Own   2018_Discover Aransas Pathways   2018_Downtown Farmers' Market Scavenger Hunt
2018_Explore the Botanical Gardens   2018_Exploring Nature   2018_Fill a Yellow Bag   2018_Fish Find!
2018_Nature Exploration and Journaling   2018_Opening Ceremony   2018_Pollinator Encounter   2018_Rainbow Leaf Print
2018_Searching for Shelter   2018_South Texas Tree Search   2018_Take a Hike   2018_Texas Birds of Prey
2018_The Life of Marine Debris   2018_The Shape of Things   2018_Tour the Learning Garden!   2018_Victorians and Nature

2018 Rio Grande Valley Region

 2018_1.Nature Close Up    2018_2. Morning-Afternoon Program    2018_3. Live Animal    2018_4. Water-based Activity

2018_5.Tree Senses    2018_6. Birds and Butterflies    2018_7. Mud Play    2018_8. Outdoor Picnic

 2018_9. Evening-Night Program    2018_10. Tracks and Scat    2018_11. Bike ride    2018_12. Nature Warrior


2017 Milestones

2017_Milestone_1   2017_Milestone_5   2017_Milestone_10   2017_Milestone_15   2017_Milestone_20   2017_Milestone_Complete


2017 Central Region

2017_Austin NSC   2017_ANSC-Zilker Preserve   2017_Austin Zoo   2017_Bureau of Economic Geology   2017_Cameron Park Zoo   

2017_City of Austin Park Rangers   2017_Globe at Night   2017_Izaak Walton League   2017_LBJ Wildflower Center   2017_JR_Lockhart State Park   

2017_TH_Lockhart State Park   2017_McKinney Falls State Park   2017_Meadows Center   2017_Rainbow_Leaf_Print   2017_Sheffield Ed Center   

2017_Texas Capitol Grounds   2017_Texas Memorial Museum   2017_TPWD   2017_TreeFolks   2017_Umlauf Sculpture Gardens   

2017_Zilker Botanical Garden

2017 Rio Grande Valley Region

2017_1. Birds   2017_2. M-A Program   2017_3. Live Animal   2017_4. Water-based Activity   

2017_5. Plants and Trees   2017_6. Butterflies   2017_7. Insects   2017_8. Outdoor Picnic

2017_9. E-N Program   2017_10. Reptiles and Mammals   2017_11. Bike Ride   2017_12. Water Feature Senses

2017 Coastal Bend Region

2017__Aransas National Wildlife Refuge   2017__Aransas Pathways   2017__CC Hawkwatch   2017__CC Museum Science and History   2017__CC Solid Waste

2017__Coastal Bend Bays Foundation   2017__Coastal Bend CiN   2017__Tier 1 CBCiN   2017__Tier 2 CBCiN   2017__Tier 3 CBCiN

2017__Fulton Mansion State Historic Site   2017__Goose Island SP   2017__John E. Conner Museum   2017__Lake Corpus Christi SP   2017__Mustang Island SP   

2017__Nueces Delta Preserve   2017__Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center    2017__Padre Island NS   2017__Port Aransas Nature Preserves   2017__Riviera Beach   

2017__STBGNC - Garden   2017_Rainbow_Leaf_Print   2017__Texas Maritime Museum   2017__Create Your Own   2017__Opening Ceremony   

2017__Urban Xeriscape Garden   2017__UTMSI Wetlands Education Center   2017__Wildlife in Focus


2016 Milestones

Milestone 1   Milestone 5   Milestone 10   Milestone 15   Milestone 20   Milestone All

2016 Central Region

 ANSC badge  Austin Zoo badge   Central_Firefly Watch   Geology badge   Cameron Park badge   

Cameron Park Zoo badge   Ladybug badge   Central_City of Austin Wildlands badge   Inks Lake State Park badge   Lockhart State Park badge   

McKinney SP badge   Meadows badge   Central_Sheffield Ed Center   Tree Time badge   TX Capitol badge   

Texas Memorial badge   Create your own badge   Travis Audubon badge    Go Fish badge    Umlauf Sculpture Gardens badge   

Waco Mammoth Site badge    Zilker Botanical Garden badge

2016 Coastal Bend Region

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge badge   CC Museum Science and History badge   Coastal Bend Bays Foundation badge   CB Create Your Own badge   Fulton Mansion State Historic Site badge

Goose Island SP badge   John E. Conner Museum badge   Lake Corpus Christi SP badge   Nueces Delta Preserve badge   Oso Bay badge

Port Aransas Chamber badge     Port Aransas Nature Preserves badge     Riviera Beach badge     STBGNC - Kapok badge     STBGNC - Nature Trails badge

STBGNC - Sensory Explore badge     TCiN badge     Texas State Aquarium badge      Urban Xeriscape Garden badge     UTMSI Wetlands Education Center badge     

Wildlife in Focus badge     Coastal Bend_Opening Ceremony

2016 North Region

Arboretum   Dallas Zoo badge   Dogwood badge   Eisenhower badge   FW Garden badge   

FW Nature badge   JBS Wetland badge   LLELA badge    Perot badge   Plano badge   

Tree Time North   Texas Discovery Gardens badge   Trinity River Audubon Center badge


2016 Rio Grande Valley

1. Birds   2. Morning Program   3. Live Animal   4. Night Program   5. Plants and Trees

6. Butterflies    7. Dragonflies    8. Outdoor Picnic    9. Afternoon-Evening Program    10. Reptiles and Mammals

11. Bike Ride    12. Water Feature Senses