In the field!

    In the Department of Environmental Sciences we take field trips to different localities in the state. Examples are:

 Two Water Treatment Plants for the city of Abilene

Wastewater Treatment Plant for the city of Abilene

Browning Ferris Industries Sanitary Landfill

Lake Ivie area south of Abilene.

Geosciences related field trips that we take. These go to:

Buffalo Gap/Coronado Camp area south of Abilene

North Central Texas mainly between Albany and Mineral Wells

Hill Country around Llano, Mason and Fredericksburg, Texas

Southwest Texas including the Davis Mountains and the Big Bend National Park

Also, there is an Environmental Chemistry field project. This is usually done at Kirby Lake or Lake Fort Phantom where students learn water sampling methods.

Finally, in a Biology class called Ecology, students often take a field trip to the Davis Mountains/Big Bend area in southwest Texas