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.

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Plant Your Texas Roots

National Planting Day, an initiative of...

Exciting, Paid Internships Available for College Students

Exciting, Paid Internships Available for College Students By Take Care of Texas August 27, 2016...

Be Energy Savvy in Your Home Office

Teleworking, or working from home, has become a popular workplace trend over the last few years....

Three Summer Boating Tips for Keeping the Water Clean

Three Summer Boating Tips for Keeping the Water Clean By Take Care of Texas August 15, 2016...

Green School Buses Mean Safer Kids and Cleaner Air

School buses are still the safest way to transport children....

Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot

As summer comes to an end, it is time to begin your back to school shopping....

Surprising Foods You Shouldn't Put Down Your Drain

Many people know that they shouldn't put bacon grease down the drain....

What Would We Do During Another "Drought of Record”?

In order to help Texas meet its water needs during a repeat of the “drought of record,” the Texas Water Development Board develops a state water pl...

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!

- CYNTHIA R. RICHARDSON

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