Zoos Helping Mexican Wolf Return Into the Wild

Recovery efforts for one of North America’s most charismatic and persecuted species, the Mexican wolf, received a huge boost this spring as 20 wolf pups born in captivity were successfully integrated within wild packs across the southwest United States. Captive breeding programs in zoos and wolf centers in Missouri, New Mexico, Kansas, California, Arizona, helped…

Arlington ISD Announces 6th Annual Back to School Kickoff

The sixth annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff event sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation will have a different look this year. The event, which allows Arlington ISD students to get backpacks, school supplies and more to prepare for the school year, is slated for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August…

Texas Bookstore: Scouts BSA Handbook for Boys

For more than 100 years, Scouting has stood for character, adventure, fitness, leadership and service. The Scouts BSA Handbook for Boys is a great read for not only Scouts, but also for someone who enjoys adventure, learning how to develop leadership skills, nature observation, understanding the environment, and more. I like the Scouts BSA Handbook…

EPA Announces Green Chemistry Winners for 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation and use of hazardous substances. This year’s winners have developed new and innovative green chemistry technologies that turn potential environmental challenges into business…

Angelo State Will Not Require ACT or SAT Test Scores for 2021 Admissions

Angelo State University has announced that it will not require ACT or SAT scores for freshman applicants for the spring, summer and fall of 2021. The ASU Office of Admissions implemented test-optional admission reviews for students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for the fall 2020 class and will extend this option for the 2021 classes….