Workshops are designed for adult learners interested in wildlife, land management and conservation in the Texas Hill Country.
On these 4 - 8 hour workshops the group will spend time in the field and the classroom with local experts.

Cost: $30 per person

* Funding and Volunteer dependent!

 Types of Workshops 

Roberts Ranch Classroom

Science Education for Teachers: From Classroom to Field 

(Earn 8 CEU’s from Our Lady of the Lake University STEAM


Welcome and Introductions 

Overview of Texas History at YMCA Roberts Ranch 

Guided Nature Walks 

Working Lunch: º Presentation from Science to Policy: Roles and Challenges for Educators 

Breakouts: º Skulls, Tracks and Skat º Area Geology and Archeology º Bioblitz 

Session Information: 

Dates/Time: TBD

Fee: $30/person 

Focus for Middle and High School Teachers of Environmental, Earth Science, Biology, Life Science, and GT 

Boxed Lunch and snack included 

Location: YMCA Roberts Ranch, Comfort, Texas (directions will be sent when you register) 

To Register and reserve your spot (Space is limited to 40 participants) 

Contact, with your name, email, phone, School affiliation, and food preferences/allergies.

More information coming soon! 


More information coming soon! 


Roberts Ranch Hog

YMCA Roberts Ranch will host a comprehensive workshop covering all aspects of feral swine management in central Texas. Topics will include economic and environmental damage caused by feral pigs, feral swine biology, management tools and strategies, zoonotic illnesses associated with feral swine, and updates on feral swine toxicants. The workshop will also include a demonstration of the JagerPro hog trapping system. Highlights of the April 2020 International Wild Pig Conference will be presented. Faculty to include experts from organizations such as Texas Agrilife and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and Craig Childs, M.D., Roberts Ranch Program Manager.

Cost: $30.00/per person (subject to change).

When: TBD

Contact to reserve your spot and for more information. 

More information coming soon!