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Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Miguel Padron, Reporter

April 20, 2018

In preparation for this year's upcoming Earth Day on April 22, members from the Environmental Science Organization and the surrounding community hosted an Earth Day Fair on April 19 in the Clark Student Center Atrium to celebrate Earth's natural beauty and to educate the public on how they can help ...

Environmental science majors look to solving water problem

Environmental science majors look to solving water problem

The Wichitan

February 12, 2018

In 2014, our quaint town of Wichita Falls was just the second city in Texas to utilize Direct Potable Reuse – reintroducing waste water into our local water treatment facility. This action was taken in the hopes of providing an answer to a severe drought we were experiencing at that time. The rumo...

Students volunteer to keep campus clean

Oscar Cindo, Reporter

October 25, 2017

A gentle wind blows through branches causing some leaves to fall onto the grass below. A sunny afternoon at nice and cleaned up Sikes Lake provides a place for students to enjoy nature. Some sit under the small pavilion near some trees while others can take a stroll around the trail. Since the yearly...

River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to environment

River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to environment

Dakota Mize

March 22, 2017

Through butterflies, lizards and plants, River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to the natural environment surrounding them. Jennica Lambert, exhibits curator, said, “River Bend Nature Center is private nonprofit and the reason we exist is to connect people to the natural environment of Te...

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