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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June 3 is Free Fishing Day

Fishing is a fun, affordable way for family and friends to spend time together outside. ...

How to Decode Your Plastic

Is your plastic really recyclable? ...

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

Check out these inspiring organizations and individuals. ...

Overcome the Challenges of Summer Landscape Care

Maintain a beautiful landscape you can enjoy all summer. ...

Bike to School Day

Today, parents and students across Texas are getting exercise and keeping the air clean. ...

It's National Wildflower Week

Get outside and enjoy and learn more about wildflowers. ...

Six Ways to Go Green with Your Pet

Easy ways to become a green pet owner! ...

National Environmental Education Week

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

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!

- CYNTHIA R. RICHARDSON

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