Friends of ANC / Mater Naturalist Classes

The Friends of the Acton Nature Center (along with HCDD1) is the financial engine that keeps this project in motion.

It is also a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Thank you for your support!!

Listed below is the Board of Directors for FoANC

  • Joe Langdon, President
  • Billy Teels, Vice President
  • Dave Moore, Sec/ Treasurer

The backbone of this project is the dedicated Community of Volunteers and Texas Master Naturalist, Rio Brazos Chapter  ,without which this park would not exist. Thank you to all who contribute to our Acton treasure!

  • Joe & Karen Langdon
  • Dave & Wendy Moore
  • Billy Teels
  • Valerie Taber
  •  Melody Holm
  • Mark Bishop
  • Kenneth Coy
  • Bill Diehnelt
  • Andrea Roiz
  • Chris & Dayna Inbody
  • Robbin Brodsky
  • Michael Balderas
  • Robert Theimer
  • Malea Balmuth & Family
  • There are many more unnamed Volunteers that have made this dream a reality!       
  • Texas Master Naturalists, Rio Brazos Chapter

    We are your local volunteer network trained and certified to provide our communities with

    ·         nature educational opportunities for youth and adults,

    ·         volunteers for projects and programs at state parks and nature centers,

    ·         citizen science, and

    ·         natural resource conservation efforts.

    We invite you to become part of our growing Master Naturalist network – no experience required! New member training starts on Feb. 8 starting at 6:00 pm with an introduction to the Texas Master Naturalist program. Interactive classroom style training sessions on weekday evenings will be offered virtually via Zoom. Supplemental field sessions on Saturday will be conducted following covid protection guidelines.

    You can find more information about the program and training on our website at Registration for training is required. Get details at The application form is on the linked page, Training Class Information and Application, at The form is easy to fill out and submit online.

    We are group of local volunteers dedicated to maintaining our beautiful Texas landscapes and ecosystems while learning and having fun together. We invite you to join us!

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