ROCKSPRINGS--The Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area will host a free open house at the famous cave from 10 a.m. until 4 p,m. on Saturday, May 15.
RISD’s Student Council (STUCO) recently returned from a 3-day trip (April 11th to 13th) to Austin where they had the opportunity to experience the state capital of Texas. The students stayed in a hotel in the heart of downtown that was designed in a blend of historic and modern French Quarter style, and included a 4th floor roof-top swimming pool. Upon arrival, the students were able to take the Austin Riverboat tour where they learned a great deal about the buildings in downtown Austin, the Mexican Free-Tail Bats that nest under one of their bridges, the history of Austin and the changes that are occurring in the area.
Invasive plant species are plants not naturally found in a specific region. Non-native plants can cause harm to that specific ecosystem by consuming resources and choking out native plants. The impacts of invasive species are far-reaching and it can cost billions of dollars to control or eliminate the non-native plant. There are many invasive plant species across Texas inflicting widespread destruction to our native plants - both aquatic and on land.
A program to help landowners develop a feral hog control plan is planned for April 28 at the Sutton County Civic Center. Onsite registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:00 a.m.
Rocksprings, TX- The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) recently awarded funding to the Claud H. Gilmer Memorial Library under the TSLAC CARES Grant program. After submitting a competitive grant application, the Claud H. Gilmer Memorial Library was selected to receive $24,928 to advance digital equity for Rocksprings ISD and Edwards County patrons. Provided by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the funding will be used by the library to expand digital inclusion efforts and provide technical support, especially for workforce development and broadband availability. Thirty-seven other libraries across the state have also received grants through this program. “All community members and