Program Areas

L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Educator Training

Our professional partners will lead sessions on Texas ecosystems, natural resources, native wildlife, water conservation, and the importance of private land stewardship.  We will introduce you to several in-class and outdoor hands-on activities, as well as a few laboratory studies.  To round out the training, we will discuss what is being taught in your classroom now and how to incorporate L.A.N.D.S. into existing curricula so that it benefits the students.

  • 2 ½ day training held on a private ranch in Texas 

  • Receive 12 hours of SBEC credit

  • Receive L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook and flashdrive

  • All lessons are TEKS aligned for Grades 6-12

  • Become Project Wild Certified (includes notebook and flashdrive)

  • Cost $225  (includes lodging, food, drinks, and all class materials)


June 19-21, 2018

Oak Island Lodge in Anahuac, TX

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July 23-25, 2018

Herman's Hideout in Port O'Connor, TX

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Topics Covered: Wildlife in Science Industry, Lab Investigations, Anatomy and Adaptations, Niches and Food Webs, Soils, Plant ID, Wild about Technology, Land Management Tools, Careers, and more!


Who should attend?

  • Grades 6-8 Educators (Science, Math, Language Arts, History, PE)

  • High School Educators (Environmental Ed, Biology, Ag. Ed., CTE)

  • College Educators (All subjects mentioned above & Student Teachers)

In addition, our educational staff is certified to train teachers in the use of Project Wild, Growing up Wild, Project Aquatic Wild, Project Wet, and Wet In the City.


Upcoming L.A.N.D.S. Teacher/Volunteer Training:

June 19-21, 2018, at Oak Island Lodge in Anahuac, TX. - Learn more here!

July 23-25, 2018, at Herman's Hideout in Port O'Connor, TX. - Learn more here!

For more information, please contact your regional representative:

North and South Texas - Leslie Wittenburg,, 512-680-6000

Central Texas - Brian Robert,, 254-749-2237



TWA is an accredited site provider for the Texas State Board for Educator Certification.


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