The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit the best videos can win great prizes, awarded by the contest sponsor, Waste Management of Texas, Inc.
The public has an opportunity to pick their favorite videos January 11 through 25, 2018. A panel of TCEQ staff and representatives from Waste Management Texas will choose the first, second, and third place winners from each of the grade groups. Winners will be announced February 20, 2018.
Click here to vote!
Every year, thousands of volunteers gather along Texas waterways to do their part in cleaning up the environment by participating in the largest, single-day waterway cleanup in the state of Texas, the River, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash®.
In 2018, Trash Bash will celebrate its 25th consecutive cleanup, an accomplishment that dedicated volunteers should be proud of. If you’d like to join in on the fun and do a lot of good for your community, check out which site you’d like to volunteer at and have a waiver signed before the day of the event so you can register.
For more information, visit www.trashbash.org/2018.
Hosted By: TWA and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
What is QuailMasters?
A series of intensive, hands-on training sessions designed to expose participants to the best of the best quail habitat in the state of Texas and make them ‘masters’ of the art and science of quail management. Quail-Masters will enhance your decision-making skills relative to 3 phases of quail management.
- Habitat Management
- Population Management
- People Management
- Quail Masters Student (college) Registration $250
- Quail Masters Full Registration $500
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2018
QuailMasters Course Schedule
Requirements for Participation
QuailMasters is a prestigious, intensive program, and we expect 110% of our participants. As a ‘fledgling’ QuailMaster, you will be expected to attend all four sessions of the Quail-Masters program.
Who Could Benefit from Attending QuailMasters?
- Quail Enthusiasts
- County Agents
- Wildlife Biologists
- College Students*
*3 hours of graduate college credit are available for participation. NOTE: Graduate tuition is separate from QuailMaster’s tuition.
For more events by the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), visit their Events page!