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Earth Day, observed on Thursday, April 22 this year, is the annual celebration of our planet and a yearly reminder of our collective responsibility to protect and conserve our natural resources. As every resident of this state knows, Texas is...

A Take Care of Texas staff member recalls ways that conservation concepts were valuable to him during the history winter storm that took many Texans' power and water for several days.

National Groundwater Awareness Week is March 7–13.

Show your Texas pride with these Take Care of Texas coloring pages! These coloring pages highlight four different Texas state symbols and demonstrate ways you can personally help take care of Texas in your daily life! Little steps, like using...

For Spring 2021, we’re highlighting Waste Management as our Proud Partner of the Quarter. WM has been supporting the Take Care of Texas Video Contest for several years and Take Care of Texas appreciates their generous donation of time and...

Have you ever encountered a used couch mysteriously discarded in a field, or had to roll away an old car tire that has become a mosquito haven? These are examples of illegal dumping, and Texans are uniting in the fight...

Read on for expert advice to help you get started in conserving water and saving some money. Discover calculation resources and government tax incentives to make your rainwater harvesting system more affordable.

Never in my life did I—a born-and-raised Texan—think I would, on a Monday night in February, be pacing around my 50-degree-and-dropping home, outfitted with two warm base layers and a headlamp, arm outstretched in the air, cell phone in hand...

Mason’s video qualified as an Honorable Mention in the 9th through 12th grade age bracket of the Take Care of Texas Video Contest this season.

Chi’s video qualified as an Honorable Mention in the 9th through 12th grade age bracket of the Take Care of Texas Video Contest this season.

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