The University of Texas Brownsville and Texas Southmost College commemorated Earth Day with many different activities on campus.
The Office of Student Life provided the music from Friday Avenue and the screening of Earth Day by the Rio Bravo Film Festival. Free food and information tables that were provided all morning and part of the afternoon at the Student Union. Vendors from Brownsville's Farmers Market were also in attendance selling several items. Also in honor of Earth Day, a student group, the first of it's kind on campus, is launching a new program.
The group hopes to amp up their recycling program, educate students on the Flora and Fauna on campus as well as work on better preserving the resacas on campus.