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Lamar Bruni Vergara Environmental Science Center


category : Nature Centers
Away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area on the campus of Laredo Community College, this oasis offers a learning experience about plants and animals found in the Rio Grande Watershed. Four outdoor ponds feature a breeding pair of American alligators in one area, large gar, catfish and bass in another, one with five species of turtles, and another featuring a wetland area where young alligators are placed. The planted area includes more than 50 types of native vegetation numbered for easy identification. A cactus garden, wildflower hill, and two areas of South Texas brush plants can also be examined. Indoors, species of fish, amphibians, reptiles and rodents are displayed in aquaria and terraria.


Admission: Admission
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Address: W. End Washington St
Phone: 956/764-5701

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Lamar Bruni Vergara Environmental Science Center

Away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area on the campus of Laredo Community College, this oasis offers a learning ...