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Biodiversity Day 2019

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 George Yatskievych, Curator of the Billie L. Turner Plant Resource Center, speaks with a student

Despite the smattering of rain and wind, campus and off-campus organizations partook in the annual Biodiversity Day near Gregory Gym on Wednesday, April 17th. This event was to spread awareness about sustainability, biodiversity, wellness, climate change, and the environment. The Biodiversity Center and Billie L. Turner Plant Resource Center participated, sharing the mission of the Center with curious students and passers-by.

The other participating organizations included:

Resource Recovery at UT Austin, UT Facilities Services, Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL), Office of Campus Safety, Peers Against Tobacco, BEEVO Beekeeping Society, Campus Environmental Center, Texas Memorial Museum, Residence Hall Association, UT Mircofarm, Longhorn Stream Team, UT Vertebrate Paleontology Collections, Austin Recycles, Rainforest Partnership, Take Care of Texas, UT Farm Stand, Austin B-cycle, Lyft Austin, Waller Creek Convervancy, Bird Lime

More photos can be seen by clicking here.

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