59th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference

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Texas Travel Counselors from across the state of Texas will visit Brownsville Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 5:50 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Gladys Porter Zoo will be hosting an appreciation dinner at Gladys Porter Zoo for about 125 travel counselors and visitor service professionals. These professionals… Continue Reading 59th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference

A Window into South Texas Marine Wildlife at the Russell Aquatic Center

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Visitors wanting to get a glimpse of the beautiful South Texas marine wildlife should definitely visit the newly constructed Russell Aquatic Center at Gladys Porter Zoo. The Russell Aquatic Center at the Gladys Porter Zoo is all about the aquatic habitats of South Texas and the animals and plants that live there. Some of the… Continue Reading A Window into South Texas Marine Wildlife at the Russell Aquatic Center

Dinosaurs Roam Gladys Porter Zoo Grounds as Dinosaur Safari Opens

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Dinosaurs may have roamed the Earth millions of years ago, but now they have made their way back to the Gladys Porter Zoo! It has been six years since dinosaurs visited the Zoo, and we are excited that these captivating creatures are have returned. The Zoo is excited to open Dinosaur Safari today, March 15nd to Sunday, July 6th. Continue Reading Dinosaurs Roam Gladys Porter Zoo Grounds as Dinosaur Safari Opens

Park Day Activities

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Historical Commission (THC), in conjunction with local co-host the Cameron County Historical Commission (CCHC); Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (NHP); the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, South Texas Refuge Complex; and with support from the Brownsville Historical Association will host Park Day for Palmito Ranch Battlefield National Historic Landmark… Continue Reading Park Day Activities

Red Hat Society RGV Queens Council Visit Brownsville

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The Red Hat Queens Council visited Brownsville and started with a fantastic lunch provided by the Galleria at Holiday Inn. After that they toured the Ancient Egyptian Treasures “King Tutankhamun” exhibit at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, followed by a fantastic tour of the Costumes of the Americas Museum. There is so much to… Continue Reading Red Hat Society RGV Queens Council Visit Brownsville

Sabal Palm Sanctuary Live Feeder Cam

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The Sabal Palm Sanctuary has created a LIVE Bird Feeder Camera. This camera allows viewers the world wide to take a little piece of our Sanctuary home with them! Common species at Sabal Palm Sanctuary include Green Jay, Chachalaca, Black-Crested Titmouse, White-Tipped Dove, Long-Billed Thrasher, Golden-Fronted Woodpecker, Northern Cardinal, and Olive Sparrow. Most of which… Continue Reading Sabal Palm Sanctuary Live Feeder Cam

The Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival Returns

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BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –MARCH 10, 2014- For over a decade, The University of Texas at Brownsville has been host to the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival and Competition. The second largest annual classical guitar event in the nation with as many as 300 guitarists coming from all over the United States returns Thursday March 27 through Saturday,… Continue Reading The Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival Returns