Earth Day

Texas A&M University is proud to play a significant role in the world’s largest earth day exhibition at Earth Day Texas, April 21-23, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Texas A&M University will showcase its commitment to research, education, and innovation.

Numerous Texas A&M University faculty members are scheduled to participate in this year’s event to share their expertise. Speaking engagements include: Dr. Rabi Mohtar will be a keynote speaker on Global Water Security, Friday at 11:30am in the Tower Buiding of Fair Park Arena; Dr. James Cathey from the Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences will be speaking on Sustainable Coexistence: Animals in Society on Sunday, April 23rd at 3:30pm in the Tower Building (stage); Dean Jorge Vanegas from the College of Architecture, Dr. William "Bill" Fox will be speaking on Saving our Soil in the Tower Building (stage) on Friday, April 21st at 12:00 noon, and more!

Earth Day Texas will have over 200 exhibitors this year, and in 2016, was host to over 130,000 attendees throughout the three day exhibition. Sustainable tent structures designed by Professor Negar Kalantar, College of Architecture, and her students will be displayed at the Earth Day event. Other exhibits include interactive educational programming and outdoor exhibits ranging from live music, to sustainable food pavilions, to a variety of family activities.

Please make plans to attend the largest Earth Day event in the country and see what Texas A&M University is doing to help create a sustainable future for our communities! For more information on this free event in Dallas, Texas, please visit #EarthDayTAMU

For detailed event information on the university's planned participation, please click on the links below:

DFW Earth Day 2017 Event Summary for Texas A&M University

Map of EdEx2017 (general layout)

Texas A&M University Exhibit (general layout)

Participating Texas A&M University Exhibitors and Organizations:   
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center– Blackland
College of Architecture
College of Geosciences
TAMHSC School of Public Health
Transportation Institute
AgriLife – Research & Extension Center at Dallas Agriculture
AgriLife – Research & Extension Center at DallasFood 3.0
AgriLife – Research & Extension Center at Dallas - Water
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Mays Business School
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences