Publications

Use this page to request free copies of the Take Care of Texas materials listed below.

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Environmental Education Material

River and Sky's Lone Star Activity Book

Language: English

Activity and coloring book for students in grades K-5. Dog mascots River and Sky help kids learn ways to care for the Texas environment.

Río y Cielo: Un Libro Texano de Actividades

Language: Español

Spanish version of GI-380.

Six Ways to Take Care of Texas Bookmark

Language: Bilingual

A bookmark with tips reminding young Texans to keep our air and water clean and save energy and water.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Environmental Education: Ideas and Resources, A Take Care of Texas Guide for Teachers

Language: English

A catalog of educational resources for teachers, school administrators, parents, and anyone interested in environmental education.

You Can Take Care of Texas, Too!

Language: Bilingual

Poster (16 x 20 inches) for kids in grades K-2 featuring Take Care of Texas mascots River and Sky. Offers tips kids can use to help protect the environment.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Water Recycles: The Complete Story

Language: English

Color poster (18" x 22") that illustrates steps in the water cycle and several human activities that affect water. Back of poster has narrative information on water as well as activities and puzzles.

Student Handouts Only

El Reciclo del Agua: La Historia Completa

Language: Español

Spanish version of GI-403.

Take Care of Texas Video Contest

Language: English

Flyer describing the Take Care of Texas 6th through 12th grade video contest.

Take Care of Texas Kid Sticker

Language: English

Vinyl sticker (3.5" square) with the Take Care of Texas message, featuring mascots River and Sky.

A Guide to Freshwater Ecology

Language: English

Manual to familiarize individuals with the freshwater environment.

Field Guide to Water Education

Language: English

A guide for use by instructors with students of all ages that includes an introduction to the water cycle, aquatic life, and water pollution, as well as lesson plans and handouts.

Student Handouts Only

Limit five per order.

Texas School Recycling Guide

Language: English

Technical guidance manual for administrators on reducing waste and starting a school recycling program. Includes tips for Texas schools.

Limit five per order.

Take Care of Texas Air Activity Poster

Language: English

Educational poster showing how you can Take Care of Texas to improve environmental quality. Activities included on the back, such as a word search and a maze.

NEW Tenga cuidado de cartel de actividad de aire de Texas

Language: Español

Spanish version of GI-437.

Outreach Material

Take Care of Texas Brochure

Language: English

Everyday measures the public can take to help maintain environmental quality in Texas.

Take Care of Texas License Plate Bill Stuffer

Language: Bilingual

A bill stuffer (3.5” x 5.5”) in English and Spanish featuring recording artists Kevin Fowler and Rick Trevino promoting the Take Care of Texas license plate.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Saving Water Saves Money Bill Stuffer

Language: Bilingual

Bill stuffer detailing ways to save money and water.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Put Waste in Its Place

Language: Bilingual

Handy tips for recycling and disposing of waste.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Be Water Wise at Home

Language: Bilingual

Handy tips for conserving water while saving money around the house.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish

When Less = More: Energy-Conservation Tips

Language: Bilingual

Handy tips for conserving energy while saving money around the house.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Particulate Matter: The Facts

Language: English

General review of air pollution in the form of particulate matter.

Ozone: The Facts

Language: English

General review of ozone as an air pollutant.

Take Care of Texas: Keep Our Air Clean

Language: English

Brochure that details improvements in Texas' air quality with tips for the public on how to help.

Texas Is Still in Drought Bill Stuffer

Language: Bilingual

Bill Stuffer reminding Texans to conserve water.

Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Plug into Electronics Recycling

Language: English

Use in mailouts or as a stand-alone handout to tell Texans how to recycle their old television and computer equipment.  

Plug into Electronics Recycling Publication Holder

Language: English

Display the Plug into Electronics Recycling brochure using this publication holder.

What Do I Do With It Now? A Quick Guide to Recycling Resources

Language: English

A short guide to recycling information available through various resources.

Limit ten per order.

Publication Holder

Language: English

Display the Be Water Wise at Home and the When Less = More: Energy-Conservation Tips brochures using these publication holders.

Landscape Materials

Rainwater Harvesting

Language: English

Homeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants.

Rainwater Harvesting with Rain Barrels, A Take Care of Texas Guide

Language: English

Learn how to construct a rain barrel and harvest rainwater in your own yard.

Landscape Irrigation, A Take Care of Texas Guide

Language: English

Brief guide to developing a water-efficient landscape, including tips on using good water techniques and choosing irrigation systems.

Mulching and Composting, A Take Care of Texas Guide

Language: English

Quick tips to save money, time, and effort and help your community by mulching and composting.

Managing 10 Common Texas Yard Pests, A Take Care of Texas Guide

Language: English

Learn environmentally friendly ways to get rid of these 10 common Texas yard pests.  

Managing Lawn Problems in Texas, A Take Care of Texas Guide

Language: English

Brief guide to choosing your turf, managing your lawn, and solving common lawn problems.  

Take Care of Texas Guide to Yard Care

Language: English

Helps you maintain a healthy yard, save money, and take care of our state's varied landscapes.  

Take Care of Texas Stickers

Water Conservation Mirror Clings

Language: English

Vinyl static cling (4" square) with a water conservation message.

Take Care of Texas Sticker

Language: English

Texas-shaped sticker (4" x 4") with the Take Care of Texas logo.

Take Care of Texas Bumper Sticker

Language: English

Bumper sticker (10" x 3") featuring the message Take Care of Texas: It's the only one we've got.

Take Care of Texas Oval Sticker

Language: English

Oval-shaped sticker (2.5" x 5") with the Take Care of Texas logo.

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