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TEXANS FOR STATE PARKS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
In accordance with the Bylaws, an Annual Conference of the members is held each year for the transaction of such business as may come before the meeting. Non-members are also invited to attend.
The annual conference provides an opportunity to help keep members and other park supporters informed about issues affecting the state park system and to have an opportunity to get involved and possibly make a difference. It also provides an opportunity for members and interested persons to network with others working in support of the parks.
The conference normally begins Friday evening when members have the opportunity for presentations to show off their work in their parks and continues Saturday with the State of State Parks by State Park Division officials, presentation of the Volunteer Service Awards and informative programs for the volunteer groups. And, just for fun, a Silent Auction has recently been added to the program.
The conferences are held in various areas of the state each year in order to make it more accessible to members and park supporters around the state.
2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Texans for State Parks 2023 Annual Conference
February 3-4, 2023
McKinney Falls State Park, Austin, TX
Hosted by Friends of McKinney Falls State Park
The Conference will be held at the Dining Hall. Limited campsites may be available for registrants. For information about overnight accommodations contact Linda Evans, [email protected] or phone 512.444.8079. Watch for more details about reservations and the program as they are available throughout the months ahead.
During the conference, as in previous years, TfSP will recognize individuals and organizations for noteworthy and distinguished service to Texas State Parks.
Nominations are normally accepted a month prior to the conference. The date for submitting nominations will be posted here as soon as it’s available.
For additional information and photos see
https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/McKinney Falls State Park/
Texans for State Parks have developed an Awards Program to positively recognize persons for their exemplary service for State Park. The volunteer award program coincides with the annual Conference each year.
Nominations will be taken approximately a month prior to the conference. The nominations will be reviewed by a committee of TfSP board members who will forward their recommendations to the TfSP Board of Directors for final approval and presentation at our annual Conference.
Nominations may be submitted by Friends Group members, State Park staff, or any other individual. Although there are countless persons throughout the state deserving of awards, only one award will be presented in each of three categories,
Dstinguished Park “Superintendent, Distinguished TPWD Staff member, Distinguished Volunteer, and Distinguished Park Friends Group. Forms for submitting nominations electronically are available on this page below.
NOMINATION FORMS FOR AWARDS
Distinguished Friends Group:
Distinguished Staff member:
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