All of the Above

We hosted a student discussion series called All of the Above in Fall of 2020. We felt like the moment called for a space for students to hold space for one another and learn from the experience of their peers. We met every week for 11 weeks and heard from inspiring student organizers. Here is a list of topics and resources.

  • 9/11 – Kaya Epstein – Transformative Justice – View the recording
  • 9/18 – Roshan Khan – Gen Z for the Trees – View the recording
  • 9/25 – Vida Nwadiei – Colorism – Watch her organization’s TED Talk
  • 10/2 – Srikari Punyamurtula – Environmental Justice – View the recording
  • 10/9 – Jordan Walters – Mutual Aid – Recommended resources
  • 10/16 – Lynn Huynh – Food Justice and Memories of Belonging
  • 10/23 – Erica Hoffman & Monica Sandoval – The Problems Facing Urban Schools
  • 10/30 – Isabelle Costello – Why UT Should Acknowledge Climate Change
  • 11/6 – Alexis Salim – Hungry Horns and Food Insecurity
  • 11/13 – Sheryl Lawrence – AccessibilUT
  • 11/20 – Rhys Wilkinson – Climate Activism and Mental Health

Blackland Prairies

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Texan By Nature

Texan by Nature awards are given to conservation projects that emphasize people, prosperity, and natural resources.

Monarch Watch Waystation

Monarch Watch Waystations provide valuable sanctuaries for southern traveling Monarchs by providing access to milkweed, nectar plants, and a safe place to rest.

Bee Campus USA

We worked with the Beevo Beekeeping Society, Landscape Services, the Office of Sustainability, and faculty to certify UT as a Bee Campus USA to ensure that we are always taking care of the pollinators that attend our school.

Native Prairie Association of Texas Recognized Prairie

Registering a prairie with NPAT, means that you will make sure that it has, is, and always will be well taken care of.

National Wildlife Federation logo featuring a raccoon with a park ranger hat and the text since 1936

National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Habitat

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