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Brownsville Bike Brigade

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Community strives for cleaner, eco-friendly city

"We are dedicating April to bettering Brownsville," De Leon said. De Leon said KBB has been working on numerous projects throughout the past years to bring awareness to not only protecting the environment, but also making the city a cleaner place to live.

Mean Mister Brownsville
Community Information Session - SpaceX

We aborted the SpaceX Public Scoping Meeting after about 2 hours as Nena got a coughing spell. We had gotten the gist of it, though, as the stern, expressionless, Ms. Stacey M. Zee, Environmental Protection Specialist with the FAA, had kept us all in line with admonitions about cell phones and "talking in the halls."

For some, Spring Break about volunteerism over parties

The "alternative" events are gaining the attention of many students within the community who are eager to serve and give back. This is the Center for Civic Engagement's eighth year of organizing Alternative Spring Break.

Rio Bravo works to beautify Brownsville

The association plans to create an Urban Ecology Center on the grounds - a facility they hope will serve as an "interactive learning laboratory," with community gardens, trails and nature and exercise activities, including free yoga. It will host an open house at 6 p.m.

Environmental group drives home message with biodiesel 'Eco Bus'

The tour kicks off at the Walmart at 7480 South Padre Island Highway on Wednesday and runs through Friday. From 3-7 p.m. each of those days, the Eco Bus crew will give presentations. Joe Boswell, Rio Bravo's outreach director, invites other ecologically minded organizations to come and advertise themselves.

Teens Trade Beaches for Charity Work During Spring Break

local There were no beads, no bikinis but certainly lots of gardening at an Alternative Spring Break event organized by the Center for Civic Engagement. In a week when many students are hitting the beach to party, others are choosing to stay in Brownsville.

Children celebrate Earth Day at IMAS

IMAS' annual celebration of the Earth's ecosystem emphasized a variety of exhibits that highlight how Valley residents and industry are polluting the Rio Grande. Museum guide Mario Alberto Lopez used a model of the area to show how oil cars leave on the roads, dirt piled high at construction sites and illegally dumped paint all taint water from McAllen to the Laguna Madre.

The Valley Morning Star - 05-05-2007

The Valley Morning Star has been servicing the Lower & Mid Rio Grande Valley for almost 100 years, with 71% of residents 18+ reading the Star within the previous seven days. Reporting on the news that impacts your life and where you raise your families, The Valley Morning Star is an award winning publication that is published seven days a week.

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