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UH-Clear Lake institute receives conservation grant
The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Environmental Institute of Houston has received a $3000 Horned Lizard License Plate grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Texas Wildlife Diversity Program to increase wildlife viewing opportunities on the UH-Clear Lake campus.

Environmental Education (EE) Programs

Texas EnvirothonTexas Envirothon

The Envirothon is the largest high school environmental competition, open to any high school student (grades 9 - 12). The Envirothon is an integrated educational experience that will enhance your students' knowledge and environmental literacy.

School HabitatsSchool Habitats

Many schools in the Houston area are creating school habitats so that their students can have outdoor learning experiences. EIH provides many resources available to teachers who want to use the outdoors as a context for learning.

Youth Birding ClubYouth Birding Club

For children aged 7-13, EIH's youth birding club meets on the third Saturday of the month at UHCL.

Summer Nature CampsSummer Nature Camps

Our nature camps are designed to get kids outside to learn about our environment. Activities include insect sweeping, making and looking for animal tracks, fishing, bird watching, geocaching and many more.

Floating WetlandsFloating Wetlands Project

The floating wetland demonstrates a new water quality improvement technique for the Galveston Bay area and is the first public installation of floating wetland islands in Texas.

San Jacinto Habitat GuideSan Jacinto Battleground Restoration Project and Habitat Guide

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park preserve is the oldest and most visited state park in Texas and the site of the Marsh Restoration Project. A free curriculum guide is available for teachers of K - 6 children.


The Environmental Institute of Houston gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their generous support of the Environmental Education program.

LyondellBasell ExxonMobil BASF Texas Parks & Wildlife Department TPWD Wildlife Diversity Program

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Environmental Institute of Houston
University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd., MC 540
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Houston, Texas 77058-1002


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