The TriBeta Biological Honor Society at Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host its first-ever Earth Day celebration Thursday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in University Center 217 on the A&M-Texarkana campus, 7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas.
The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Richard Parsons, assistant professor of economics and finance, will present a lecture on birdwatching, birding in Texarkana and threats that birds face today.
During the celebration, TriBeta members will serve Earth Day refreshments, including green punch and brownies.
Attendees will receive a free birdseed or bird ornament, handmade by TriBeta members, to hang in their gardens or yards.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
For more information, contact A&M-Texarkana TriBeta President Roya Morakabian at Roya.Morakabian@ace.tamut.edu.