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Celebrate National Book Month with eco-friendly tips.
Get outdoors, get involved, get dirty—and have fun!
Fall is an ideal time to plant trees and shrubs in Texas.
These resources will help you create a great entry for the Video Contest.
View this example from last year’s Take Care of Texas Video Contest to learn what this student did right.
Create a beautiful habitat for wildlife, right in your own yard.
6th - 12th graders can win scholarships or GoPro camera packages.
Apply for a Texas Environmental Excellence Award

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