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"Arguably the greatest challenge that we as conservationists face is ensuring that our young people understand, experience, and value nature as part of their everyday lives. Without those strong bonds, the future of our lands and waters is uncertain at best." – Carter Smith, Executive Director, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department


  • Texans will be able to name the source of their drinking water.
  • Texans will be able to identify major water issues in their community.
  • Texans will consider their own values toward water resources.
  • Texans will recognize and adopt water conservation practices.
  • Texans will support the water needs of habitat and wildlife.

Community and Classroom Discussion Questions


From the Texas Water Development Board

More From Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

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