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EarthShare of Texas

Purpose: To support the work of its participating organizations through payroll contribution charitable campaigns at public and private work sites in Texas. Children’s Activities: Participating organizations provide a variety of children’s programs. Call (800) GREENTX with your requirements. Volunteer Opportunities: Call for volunteer information. Speakers Bureau: Speakers available for campaign activities and special events.…More Details
Home P.O. Box 1911 Austin TX 78767 Work Phone: (512) 472-5518 Work Phone: (800) GREENTX Website: EarthShare of Texas Website

Purpose: To support the work of its participating organizations through payroll contribution charitable campaigns at public and private work sites in Texas.

Children’s Activities: Participating organizations provide a variety of children’s programs. Call (800) GREENTX with your requirements.

Volunteer Opportunities: Call for volunteer information.

Speakers Bureau: Speakers available for campaign activities and special events.

Gene Fisseler, President

Janet L. Maykus

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Environmental Defense Fund

Purpose: Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including the right to clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems. Guided by science, we work to create practical solutions that win lasting economic and social support because they are nonpartisan, cost-effective and fair. We were founded in 1967.…More Details
Home 301 Congress Avenue, Suite 1300 Austin TX 78701 Work Phone: (512) 478-5161 Work Fax: (512) 478-8140 Website: Environmental Defense Fund Website

Purpose: Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including the right to clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems. Guided by science, we work to create practical solutions that win lasting economic and social support because they are nonpartisan, cost-effective and fair. We were founded in 1967.

Programs: Texas Regional Office

 Climate and Air

 Oceans

 Land, Water & Wildlife.

Volunteer Opportunities: Case by case basis.

Speaker’s Bureau: Contact Elena Craft.


Elena Craft, Senior Health Scientist
[email protected]

Stacy Brick, Media Contact
(512) 691-3454

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The Trust for Public Land

Purpose: The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come. Programs: Conservation Vision (“Greenprints”); Conservation Finance (public funding); Conservation Transactions (easement and fee acquisitions); Texas Water Protection and Parks Intiative; ParkScore; Parks for People. TPL is active in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston/Galveston and Austin/San Antonio regions.…More Details
Work Lake Jackson Office P.O. Box 4285 Lake Jackson TX 77566 Work Dallas Office 325 N. St. Paul Street Suite 2210 Dallas TX 75201 Work Austin Office 4524 Frontier Trail Austin TX 78745 Work Phone: Lake Jackson: (979) 299-8431 Work Phone: Dallas: (469) 615-5448 Work Phone: Austin: (415) 269-4231 Website: Trust for Public Land Website

Purpose: The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

Programs: Conservation Vision (“Greenprints”); Conservation Finance (public funding); Conservation Transactions (easement and fee acquisitions); Texas Water Protection and Parks Intiative; ParkScore; Parks for People. TPL is active in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston/Galveston and Austin/San Antonio regions.

Major Events: Earth Day Dallas.

Publications: Land & People, a semi-annual national magazine; The Trust for Public Land – Texas, a state newsletter; TPL Near You, an electronic newsletter.

 

Scott Parker, Texas State Director
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Robert Kent, North Texas Area Director
[email protected]

Mike Lange, Senior Project Manager, Texas Coast
[email protected]

Marlon P. Connley, Houston Program Manager
Tel: (832) 627-7688

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Texas League of Conservation Voters Ed. Fund

Purpose: The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that educates Texans on and advocates for clean air, clean water, renewable energy and the protection of parks, open spaces, and wildlife habitat. The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund also works to empower the citizens of Texas to become civically engaged and have a voice in how the decisions on environmental policy which affect their lives are made.…More Details
Home 815 Brazos Street, Suite 710 Austin TX 78701 Work Phone: (512) 477-4424 Work Fax: (512) 477-6555 Website: Texas League of Cons. Voters Ed. Fund Website

Purpose: The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that educates Texans on and advocates for clean air, clean water, renewable energy and the protection of parks, open spaces, and wildlife habitat. The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund also works to empower the citizens of Texas to become civically engaged and have a voice in how the decisions on environmental policy which affect their lives are made.

Programs:

Non-Partisan Voter Participation: The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund works independently and in strategic partnership with civic organizations to register voters in Texas in areas with low voter registration numbers.

Hispanic Engagement: The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund is committed to engaging Hispanics in Texas on issues of conservation.

Conservation Ballot Measures: TLCV-EF supports citizen referendum involving public spaces, parks, and public transportation.

SOAH Sunset Review: The Texas League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund together with the Alliance for a Clean Texas (ACT) will be engaging in 2014 and 2015 in a statewide educational campaign around Sunset review of the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH).

Elizabeth Doyel, Executive Director
[email protected]

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Environment Texas Research & Policy Center

Purpose: Protection of Texas’ air, water and open spaces. Improving the quality of our environment and our lives by using independent research and tough-minded advocacy to win concrete results for our environment. Program Priorities: Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Open Space Preservation, Clean Air and Water, Global Warming. Environmental Policy Development, Legislative Advocacy, Public Education, Media Outreach, Grassroots Organizing, Clean Air Act Enforcement.…More Details
Home 200 East 30th St. Austin TX 78705 Work Phone: (512) 479-0388 Website: Environment Texas Research & Policy Center Website

Purpose: Protection of Texas’ air, water and open spaces. Improving the quality of our environment and our lives by using independent research and tough-minded advocacy to win concrete results for our environment.

Program Priorities: Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Open Space Preservation, Clean Air and Water, Global Warming. Environmental Policy Development, Legislative Advocacy, Public Education, Media Outreach, Grassroots Organizing, Clean Air Act Enforcement.

Publications: Newsletter, Annual Report, Weekly Email Updates, Bi-weekly audio Podcast on iTunes, Policy Reports:

http://www.environmenttexas.org/reports, Legislative Scorecard: http://www.environmenttexas.org/legislature/legislative-scorecard, Blog:

http://www.environmenttexas.org/blog

Houston Events: Environmental Leadership Conference and Activist Training, Student Internship Program.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities: Contact (512) 610-0084.

Luke Metzger, Director
[email protected]
(512) 479-0388

John Rumpler, Senior Environmental Attorney
[email protected]
(617) 747-4306

Dani Neuheart-Keusch, Field Associate
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