Take Care of Texas

Everyone's first step to Take Care of Texas is to learn about ways to get involved.

This website contains materials that range from general information about environmental programs to specific, step-by-step instructions that address common environmental situations.

Do Your Part! – Our animated house can show you ways to conserve water and energy, keep our air and water clean, reduce waste, and save money! It’s easy, give it a try.

Do your part


Take The Pledge



Do your part


Order Your Plate


Vote for Your Favorite Video

Many Texas students worked hard to create these videos. Pick your favorites! ...

Brand New Publications

Check out our latest publications. ...

The Essentials of Birdwatching

Celebrate National Bird Day by viewing our feathered friends. ...

Kids Art Contest Opens Today

Sixteen students—and one lucky teacher—will win! ...

You Can Keep Our Water Clean

Many of our daily activities can cause contaminants to enter the water, without us even knowing. ...

Ask Us Your Questions

What do you want to know about the environment? ...

Save Energy and Money this Winter

A lower energy bill can be one of the many reasons to celebrate this holiday season....

Interactive Activities for the Classroom

Fun, free resources that students will enjoy! ...

Simple Ways to Take Care of Texas

How Texans Are Doing Their Part

I use a rain barrel to collect rainwater for watering my outdoor plants; its better for the plants and easier on my water bill. Sometimes I even use the rainwater to wash my dog!


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