Projects We Support The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation supports these projects:The Tyler Nature CenterThe Mineola Nature PreserveNative Aquatic Plant NurseryChandler River Park Angler Leased Access and Parking AreaHunters for the HungryFaulkner Park Pond Fishing Pier and Hiking TrailWaterfowl Brigades Youth CampNeighborhood Fishin’ Program The Tyler Nature Center In addition to serving as a regional headquarters for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, originally this 82-acre facility was a game bird hatchery. Who are we? What began as a group of friends who liked to hunt and fish, in 1994 evolved into one of East Texas' most-recognized philanthropic foundations. Consider a donation None of our successes would be possible without you! Send a one-time donation or setup recurring donation easily with PayPal Our partners The East Texas Woods & Waters Foundation welcomes your support - both financial and physical - without the burden of membership. Learn more here.