Preserving the picturesque landscape and unique wildlife habitat of Aransas County, Texas.
To increase public awareness of ecosystems that are unique to the area through education.
Restoring critical habitat essential to the nurture of birds and other wildlife.
Our Two-Fold Mission
Identify, acquire, and protect our sensitive Coastal Bend Habitats, which are essential to the health and preservation of birds and other wildlife.
To increase public awareness of ecosystems that are unique to the area through education, access, and participation.
How can you help
Your support and contribution helps preserve Aransas County’s habitat for our future generations.
Support Aransas First
If you appreciate the beauty of Live Oak Peninsula…admire our windswept oaks, enjoy the spectacle of North America’s Spring and Fall Bird Migrations, marvel at the Hummingbird migration each September, fish our beautiful bays, feast on our sumptuous seafood, play on our pristine beaches and share our desire to protect the area’s splendid natural heritage and contribute to maintain public access please join Aransas First’s efforts to preserve this unique landscape.
Many hands make light the work, there are several projects undertaken by Aransas First each year and we could use your help.
We hold events several times each year and would love for you to attend to show your support and learn more about our mission.
Aransas First is a Texas Land Trust
A land trust is a legal entity that takes ownership of or monitors a piece of conservation property at the behest of the property owner. Like other trusts, each land trust’s terms are unique. Aransas First is a member of the Texas Land Trust Council.
WE NEED YOUR HELP to protect Aransas County
Your tax deductible contribution will help assure that we and future generations can continue to share the pleasure and satisfactions of Nature’s Bounty.
-Earl Matthew, Board PresidentDONATE NOW
Anonymous $5,000 Donation Received!
Aransas First Land Trust received a $5,000 donation from a generous donor who wishes to be anonymous. This donation was given as a celebration of her birthday. As a true[…]Read more
Ray Little Donates to Aransas First
Ray Little, a member of Aransas First Land Trust, made a $4,000 donation to Aransas First. “I am pleased to make this donation to Aransas First’s fund-raising campaign to acquire[…]Read more
Surveying Monarchs, Milkweed, and Pollinator Plants at the Big Tree Unit
Several members of the Aransas First team had the opportunity to go out with The Texas Master Naturalist Mid-Coast Chapter to survey Monarchs, Milkweed, and pollinator plants at the Big[…]Read more