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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Keep Your Office Cool

Energy-efficient cooling tips for your office building. ...

First Place Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to David and Emma, who came in first place in their age brackets. ...

The Biggest Tree of Its Kind

In East Texas, a loblolly pine was recently named a champion tree. ...

Identify Common Texas Wildflowers

Learn how to identify common species of wildflowers found in Texas. ...

Video Contest Winners

Check out these winning videos from the first annual Take Care of Texas Video Contest! ...

How Long Does Food Last in the Environment?

Answer for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy TabA! ...

Success Stories from Our State

Learn what Texans are doing to keep our water clean. ...

Make Your Camping Trip a Green Getaway

Tips for making your spring camping trip a green getaway! ...

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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