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Connections to environmental and government websites


Environmental Groups
Local State National
Governmental/Political
Local State Federal

Other Sierra Club Sites

Sierra Club (National)

This is the main Sierra Club site, with a wealth of information about the Sierra Club and its activities.

Lone Star Chapter

The Lone Star Chapter is the state Sierra Club organization for Texas. This site provides frequent updates on subjects related to state-wide conservation and legislation initiatives. Texas Sierra Club group websites:

Austin
Big Bend
Brazos Valley
Central Texas
Coastal Bend
Concho Valley
Cross Timbers
Dallas
Fort Worth
Galveston
Golden Triangle
Houston
Lower Rio Grande Valley
Palo Duro
Piney Woods
Red River
Two Rivers

Environmental Groups
Organizations who share our vision for the environment

Local

AGUA
Protecting the Edwards Aquifer in Bexar and surrounding counties

Bexar Audubon Society
A chapter of the National Audubon Society, specializing in species and habitat conservation and environmental education

Build San Antonio Green
San Antonio’s residential Green Building Program, developed specifically for San Antonio. See who is building green in San Antonio.

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (GEAA)
A coalition of many groups working to preserve the Edwards Aquifer

San Antonio Audubon Society
A conservation and birding club in San Antonio since 1954

San Antonio Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas
Promotes research, conservation and utilization of native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach and example.

The San Antonio Environment Meetup
Website for a network of environmentalists who regularly post and broadcast information on events of interest to eco-conscious locals.

Solar San Antonio
Promoting renewable energy through creative, state-of-the-art construction designs and legislation

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State

Alliance for a Clean Texas (ACT)
Over 25 organizations working together to improve public health, quality of life, and the environment in Texas

Environment Texas
Taking action to protect Texas' air, water, and open spaces

Seed Coalition
Texans supporting clean air and clean energy

Texas Conservation Alliance (formerly TCONR)
Protecting wildlife habitat and promoting efficient use of natural resources in Texas

Texas Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Texas PEER)
Protecting the public employees who protect the environment of Texas

Texas Public Interest Research Group (TexPIRG)
Fighting environmental, consumer, and political threats to the public health and well-being

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National

American Wilderness Coalition
Protecting wilderness areas and assisting activists at the local, state, regional and national levels

Center for Biological Diversity
An activist organization protecting endangered species and wild places

Defenders of Wildlife
Protecting native wild animals and plants in their natural communities by focusing on extinction, biological diversity, and habitat destruction

Environmental Defense
Finding innovative, practical ways to solve the most urgent environmental problems

Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
Information and observations that detail the evidence for global warming

National Audubon Society
Conserving natural ecosystems by focusing on birds, other wildlife, and biological diversity

National Parks Conservation Association
Dedicated to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the U.S. National Park System

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Working to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends

The Nature Conservancy
Preserving plants, animals and natural communities by operating the world's largest private system of nature sanctuaries

The Oil Age Poster
A visual and informative look at the problem of Peak Oil

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)
Enabling government employees who expose wrongdoing to work without fear of reprisal

The Wilderness Society
Devoted to preserving wilderness and wildlife and fostering an American land ethic

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Governmental and Political
Decision makers who affect our environment

Local, County, and Regional

San Antonio City Council
Contact your Mayor and City Council rep by e-mail, telephone, or mail.

San Antonio Zoning Commission
The Commission holds public hearings on zoning changes and makes recommendations to City Council.

Bexar County Commissioners
Agendas and webpages for each of our 4 commissioners and the County Judge.

Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA)
Contact the Board of Directors

Letters to the Editor

San Antonio Express-News

Include daytime phone number
for verification
E-mail a letter to the editor
or mail to:
Letters
c/o Express-News
P.O. Box 2171
San Antonio, TX 78297-2171
Fax: (210) 250-3465

San Antonio Current

E-mail a letter to the editor
or mail to:
1500 N. St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, Texas 78215
Editorial: (210) 227-0044
Fax: (210) 227-6611

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State

Contact the Governor
An easy way to reach the governor of Texas

State Legislature - Who Represents Me?
Identify and contact your state representative and senator

Texas Legislature Online
Track legislation, research bills, votes, and calendars

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
The environmental regulatory agency of Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Website of the state's outdoor recreation agency


Federal

Congress and the President
Identify and contact your elected officials by entering you zip code

Federal Legislative Branch: FirstGov.gov
Government site with links to Congress and legislative agencies

Library of Congress: Thomas
Government site for researching current and prior bills, laws, and roll call votes, viewing the Congressional Record, and more

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