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35519 African Wildlife Foundation
www.awf.org Protects imperiled species-- lions, gorillas, rhinos, elephants, zebras-- through habitat conservation, science, wildlife protection, leadership training and community business development for more than 50 years. - 13.28%
35502 American Rivers
www.AmericanRivers.org Working to protect and restore healthy, natural rivers for the benefit of people and wildlife; ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and recreational enjoyment. - 23.87%
35544 Audubon Foundation of Texas
www.audubonfoundationtexas.org Audubon Foundation - Making Texas better by encouraging conservation through education, citizen involvement, programs for birds, wildlife and habitats. Supports Audubon Texas, Audubon chapters, sanctuaries statewide. - 11.65%
35503 Austin Parks Foundation
austinparks.org Austin Parks Foundation builds partnerships to restore, maintain, and improve Austin's Parks. - 12.93%
35600 Austin Youth River Watch
riverwatchers.org Transforming the lives of 120 high-school students every year through holistic, youth-development activities that focus on environmental stewardship and academic success. - 15.75%
35581 Bat Conservation International
www.batcon.org Worldwide authority on bats committed to their protection through direct habitat conservation, research and education; facilitating win-win solutions that help both bats and people. - 19.20%
35523 Beyond Pesticides
www.beyondpesticides.org Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control. - 4.54%
35558 BikeTexas Education Fund
www.biketexas.org Encourages increased participation in the healthful and environmentally responsible activity of bicycling by educating children and adults in bicycle traffic safety and active transportation benefits. - 10.85%
35605 Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
www.bpraptorcenter.org Experience based, integrated environmental education heightens understanding of raptors' vital roles maintaining healthy ecosystems and as indicators of human impact. - 23.05%
34054 Buffalo Bayou Partnership
www.buffalobayou.org Revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston's most significant natural resource. We protect land for future parks and trails, coordinate capital projects and sponsor wide-ranging events. - 1.29%
35545 Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems
www.cmpbs.org Sustainable building demonstrations, public policy initiatives and educational activities protect human health and the environment through integrating materials, energy, water and waste systems. Established 1975. - 7.50%
35592 Children's Environmental Health Institute
www.cehi.org Providing education about how children are vulnerable to environmental toxins that increase their risk for childhood diseases such as asthma, cancer, behavioral disorders and autism. - 3.83%
35569 Citizens' Environmental Coalition Education Fund
www.cechouston.org The CEC, a coalition of about 100 environmental groups, fosters dialogue, education, and collaboration on environmental issues in the Houston/Gulf Coast region. - 23.6%
35538 Clean Water Fund of Texas
www.cleanwaterfund.org Neighborhood based action and education programs bringing people, businesses and government together for solutions that protect water and health, prevent pollution and conserve resources. - 15.83%
35609 Coastal Bend Bays Foundation
www.baysfoundation.org Dedicated to the conservation of freshwater and coastal natural resources for now and the future through consensus, facilitation, communication, advocacy, research and education. - 11.94%
35540 Conservation Fund, The
www.conservationfund.org The nation's most efficient and effective conservation organization - protecting working landscapes, wildlife habitat, historic and recreation sites - with 96% of funds going directly to mission. - 2.51%
35531 Conservation International Foundation
www.conservation.org Using a strong foundation of science, partnerships and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanity's enduring well-being. - 22.20%
35504 Defenders of Wildlife
www.Defenders.org Working since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and their threatened habitats for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, and scientific research. - 11.18%
35500 EarthShare of Texas
www.earthshare-texas.org One gift supports the work of all participating charities, listed below, who work to protect natural resources and public health and quality of life. - 5.37%
35548 Ecology Action of Texas
www.ecology-action.org Central Texas' landfill diversion and resource recovery leader providing community based recycling services, educational programming, responsible policy development and environmental services consultation. - 14.85%
35549 Endangered Species Media Project
www.vanishingwildlife.com Promotes greater understanding of how the quality of human life is enhanced by preservation of wilderness and wildlife. Provides hands-on conservation activities for youth. - 16.22%
35594 Environmental and Energy Study Institute
www.eesi.org Renewable energy. Energy efficiency. Green jobs. Green buildings. Sustainable transportation and communities. Addressing climate change. Bringing constituencies together to find innovative policy solutions. Join us! - 19.51%
35550 Environmental Defense Fund, Texas Office
www.edf.org Guided by science, we design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife and natural resources, and safeguard clean air, water and human health. - 12.28%
35507 Environmental Law Institute
www.eli.org Environmental law that works for you: community-based education plus research on national problems equals solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan. - 21.60%
35582 Friends of Big Bend National Park
www.bigbendfriends.org Our mission is to support, promote, and raise funds for Big Bend National Park in partnership with the National Park Service. - 19.32%
35599 Galveston Bay Foundation
www.galvbay.org To preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of Galveston Bay for present users and posterity through programs in advocacy, conservation, education and research. - 14.77%
35603 Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
www.aquiferalliance.org Uniting citizens across Central and South Texas in advocacy to protect our groundwater, watersheds, flora and fauna, history and culture of the Texas Hill Country. - 21.39%
35601 Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust
www.gbrtrust.org To preserve the natural heritage of the Guadalupe watershed, by protecting open landscapes, working farms and ranches, and wildlife habitat through conservation and education. - 20.58%
35596 Hill Country Conservancy
www.hillcountryconservancy.org Hill Country Conservancy works daily to preserve the natural areas and rural heritage of Central Texas for people to enjoy for generations to come. - 13.14%
35610 Houston Advanced Research Center
www.harcresearch.org HARC provides independent analysis on air, energy and water issues. We are focused on building a sustainable future that helps people thrive and nature flourish. - 19.24%
35586 Katy Prairie Conservancy
www.katyprairie.org The Katy Prairie Conservancy protects wildlife and plant communities of the Katy Prairie through conservation of open spaces, with nearly 20,000 acres protected to date. - 3.45%
35589 National Parks Conservation Association
www.npca.org Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding. - 24.09%
35522 National Wildlife Federation
www.nwf.org/Southcentral Works to protect the land, water, and wildlife of Texas, and to connect people of all ages with nature. - 19.93%
35512 Natural Resources Defense Council
www.nrdc.org Defends embattled wilderness, rivers, clean air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja's whales, Canada's Spirit bears, and California's sequoias. - 15.20%
35513 Nature Conservancy of Texas, The
nature.org The Nature Conservancy - Protecting the lands and waters on which all life depends. - 24.48%
35577 Peregrine Fund, The
www.peregrinefund.org Protects eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science. - 17.00%
35535 Pesticide Action Network North America
www.panna.org Working to eliminate hazardous pesticides by linking consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups internationally to advance safer, ecologically sound pest control alternatives. - 13.10%
35555 Public Citizen
www.citizen.org/texas Celebrating 30 years in Texas, Public Citizen works for a healthy environment and workplace, clean and safe energy, safe products, corporate and government accountability. - 13.08%
35514 Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
www.railstotrails.org Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback riding, skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation. - 23.78%
35543 Rainforest Alliance
www.rainforest-alliance.org Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. - 9.22%
35597 San Marcos River Foundation
www.sanmarcosriver.org To preserve public access to the San Marcos River and protect the flow, natural beauty and purity of the river, its watershed and estuaries forever. - 2.97%
35593 Save Our Springs Alliance
sosalliance.org Protecting the pristine water quality of the Texas Hill Country's Edwards Aquifer with special emphasis on Barton Springs through science, education, and creative outreach. - 23.00%
35539 Sierra Club Foundation, Texas Chapter, The
www.tscf.org Works to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research and publishing. - 11.13%
34051 SPARK School Park Program
www.sparkpark.org Helps public schools in the Houston-Harris County area develop their playgrounds into community parks. - 15.16%
35556 State of Texas Alliance for Recycling
www.recyclingstar.org Promotes waste minimization, recycling, material reuse and environmental awareness through public policy, professional development and education to conserve natural resources within a sustainable economic framework. - 21.11%
35588 Surfrider Foundation
www.surfrider.org Protects and preserves the world's oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism. - 15.64%
35608 Sustainable Food Center
www.sustainablefoodcenter.org Our mission: to cultivate a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious , affordable food. - 10.21%
35578 Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund
www.texasenvironment.org/fund Promotes environmental protection and government accountability. Conducts authoritative research and public education campaigns to protect human health. Advocates producer take-back recycling of toxic household products - 19.47%
35553 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
www.tpwf.org Partners with Texas Parks and Wildlife to protect Texas' unique natural and cultural resources and to provide outdoor recreation opportunities - 16.54%
35572 Texas Solar Energy Society
www.txses.org Educates citizens on the value of energy efficiency and clean, renewable, water-wise solar energy through solar tours, Solar Car Kits for Kids, and events. - 16.07%
35595 TreeFolks
TreeFolks.org TreeFolks - Empowering Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees. - 6.42%
35570 Wildflower Donor Inc.
www.wildflower.org To support the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and its mission to conserve, restore and create healthy landscapes through research, education and demonstration programs. - 11.82%
35580 Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
www.wildlife-rescue.org We rescue, rehabilitate, and release orphaned and injured native wildlife; provide sanctuary to unreleasable animals and conduct environmental education programs. - 14.06%
35568 World Wildlife Fund
www.worldwildlife.org Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature. - 18.71%

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