Children played butterfly bingo, listened to environmentally themed stories and even reluctantly petted a baby American Alligator.
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.
S. Grady Deaton, an outreach educator at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, told the room full of children how polluted waterways are threatening more than 6,000 amphibians and countless other animals.
But he also lightened the mood by passing around a snake and reminded children of the old area adage that helps Omega Seamaster 300 Date
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Rosario Graham and her children said they Omega Gold Watch Vintage were particularly shocked after the demonstration. Graham, the mother of three children, said her household produces a heap of trash every day.
"Sometimes, I feel bad for how much trash I generate," Graham said.
"Every little piece of trash we throw eventually makes it into the waterways," Lopez told the children. "My grandfather and father used to be able to swim in the river."
"Red and yellow; kill a fellow," he said. "Red and black; friend of jack."
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 Omega Seamaster Titane Quartz 120m Price
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Children celebrate Earth Day at IMAS
"It was really interesting," 10 year old Jessica Graham said of the exhibits. "We could really see what will happen in the future and what we can do to prevent it."
celebration. Congress launched the holiday in 1970, the same year the Environmental Protection Agency was created to form a unified federal entity to repair environmental damage and establish regulations to ensure clean air and water.
In other parts of the museum, the mood was less somber, though.
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