Educational Resources



Resources: Educational

Nature Rocks

Texas Children in Nature is a network of organizations and individuals who want to reconnect children and families with nature for a healthier, happier and smarter Texas! Nature Rocks is one way they connect families with partners that offer access to nature, educational programs or healthy events.

Roots and Shoots

A youth service program to foster respect and compassion for all living things, beliefs, and cultures.

Carton Council

Free posters and lesson plans!

Captain Planet

The CPF Institute supports educators and increases their capacity to involve students in investigating natural phenomena, solving problems, and making a difference.

Take Care of Texas Teacher Page

Lesson plans to help teachers inform students on how they can do their part to “Take Care of Texas.”

Exploring Your Watershed

This module incorporates an outdoor lesson, a hands-on lesson, and a web-based tool developed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

PowerSave Schools

This program educates students about energy efficiency through a project-based curriculum, saving energy in schools and building pathways to green jobs.

Covington’s Nursery Event’s and Classes

Covington’s Nursery & Landscape is one of the largest retail and wholesale nurseries in Texas, with 18 acres of trees and premium plant material to choose from!  


Water Conservation

Educational programs offered by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) focus on building understanding about water resources, state water planning and water conservation across the state.

Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools works with school decision makers, community volunteers, and leaders to drive progress.

Ranger Rick

Ranger Rick has long been recognized as the leading nature magazine for kids aged 7 and up.

Does the water I flush come back to me as drinking water?

NASA Climate Kids

This program provides educators with lesson plans on climate change to educate students about sustainability.

Rowlett Library

The library is a place where citizens of Rowlett can work, play, and develop a love of learning.

Saving energy this summer – Texas landscaping edition

The Green Team

An educational program that empowers students and teachers to help the environment.

North Haven Gardens

Comprehensive garden center/nursery selling both native plants & rare tropicals since 1951.


“He who plants trees loves others beside himself”