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“Working with Plarn” Workshop to be Held July 19

Introducing even one more way you can recycle your surplus goods! Take your plastic bags from the food store, gift shops, and discount centers and make them into something creative – woven into such items as a tote bag, a sit-upon, a beach mat, or a basket. The verb: to plarn! Plarn (short for plastic […]

Local Texas Master Naturalist Chapter Offers Speakers to Local Groups

Rio Grande Valley Chapter, Texas Master Naturalist organization activated a speakers bureau with more than 50 free presentations available to local groups. As part of their education and outreach, the chapter offers speakers to non-political events and meetings. Topics are about the Rio Grande Valley’s unique ecosystem from birds, butterflies, native plants and trees, shrimping […]

Docent Training Lecture at Gladys Porter Zoo this Thursday

The Gladys Porter Zoo will be conducting training for any adult interested in learning more about animals and zoo operations in preparation to become a volunteer at the Zoo. Upon completion of this short training program, volunteers become docents and members of the Gladys Porter Zoo Docent Council. Docents go through an eight week training course […]

Peggy Paris to Display Art at Port Isabel Library

The Laguna Madre Art League has selected artist member Peggy Paris to display samples of her art at the Port Isabel Library during the month of June. Peggy Paris grew up in Brownsville and moved to the Island after her husband retired. She began her art career making fabric wall hangings. She took several art […]