(Above) The Roy
E. Larson Sandyland sanctuary, located in Hardin County in the
heart of the Big Thicket region of southeast Texas.
Ecoregional Map of Texas
From the Nature Conservancy, this map highlights Texas' major eco-regions
Texas Environmental Center
An Austin-Based organization that specializes in CD-ROM based education
materials and other resources focusing on the environment.
of Texas Marine Science Institute
A branch of the University of Texas, with active research programs in
marine science disciplines including the physiology, biochemistry and
ecology of marine plants and animals; dynamics of marine ecosystems;
biogeochemistry; mariculture; toxicology; and environmental monitoring.
It is the oldest marine research station on the Texas Gulf Coast.
Grasslands are among the most important of all Texas ecosystems. This
page, from Texas parks and wildlife, highlights the grasslands and describes
efforts to limit their destruction.
Nature Conservancy in Texas
Web site of the Texas branch of the Nature Conservancy, highlighting
some of the Nature Conservancy's most important projects around the