Contributions made through EarthShare of Texas assisted our member organizations to have a positive impact on Texas’ environment in 2015.
$300,000 in grants was given to fund park improvement projects.
50 acres of freshwater wetlands and adjacent prairie habitat were created, restored, and enhanced.
30 acres of freshwater wetland were created for waterfowl.
Over 150 acres of existing man-made wetlands on the Austin Bayou Woods property were enhanced.
147 crab traps removed from Trinity Bay.
262 acres - valued at $2.4 million - were permanently protected for critical wildlife habitat and flood control.
Over 10,000 acres of open space from the Hill Country to the San Antonio Bay were protected through private conservation easements.
5 school parks dedicated with 2 groundbreaking ceremonies and 15 parks currently in various stages of development.
750 recycling bins recovered.
104 local farmers and small businesses participated in Farmers' Markets with 175,000 customers.
420,000 trees planted with 650,000 trees to be planted along the Blanco River in response to the devastation of the Memorial Day flood.
Over 160,000 total ash seeds collected to guard against infestation by the invasive emerald ash borer insect.