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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National Environmental Education Week

FREE resources to help teach kids about the environment. ...

Celebrate Earth Day April 22

The first Earth Day was nearly 50 years ago! ...

Four Family-Friendly Activities

How about spending some time as a family protecting the environment? ...

Do CFLs Need to Warm Up?

It's a popularly held belief that CFLs use a lot of energy to warm up. ...

Native Plant Activities for Kids

Kids, check out this post to learn about plants in Texas. ...

Kids Art Contest Winners Announced

Check out the 16 big winners from across Texas! ...

Seven Tips to Avoid Invasive Weeds in Your Yard

The term "weed" refers to any plant that is growing where it is not wanted....

What Should I Do With a Broken CFL?

Read this post to find out how to properly dispose of broken CFLs. ...

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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