Mussel Research on the Rio Grande
This week, RGISC helped search for the elusive and possibly endangered Mexican Fawnfoot mussel. We found 3 live ones. Populations of certain native mussels are good indicators of water quality.
ART CONTEST FOR NEW PLASTIC BAG ORDINANCE!
RGISC is partnering with Univision on an art contest promoting Laredo's new Plastic Bag ordinance! Please submit a drawing, painting, or creative piece made with recycled materials either online or in person at Univision. See flyer below for more details. DEADLINE: FRIDAY, AUG. 28! Winners will be selected from two age groups (5-9 yo & 10-14 yo) for a family pack of tickets to Schlitterbahn.
2015 Basin Highlights Report for the Rio Grande
Every month, for the past 20+ years, RGISC (through our Board Member Dr. Tom Vaughan) has tested water quality in the river at four to nine locations, depending on the month, for the Texas Clean Rivers Program. The link below is the 2015 Basin Highlights Report for the Rio Grande.
Very informative with great maps AND two full pages devoted to all of our projects in Laredo in 2014! Pages 27-28. Please take a few moments to review the report and learn more about our projects. If you would like a hard copy of this report, please call our office or stop by and visit us.