April 18, 2017

Mix 95.7 Radio volunteers to assist NRG Garden Group during Earth Week.

Video: 1THING ENTERCOM ATX – ACC Beauty of Monarch Butterflies in ATX

Volunteers joined to support Earth Week | Northridge Campus Garden Day.  This included faculty & students from various departments. Additional volunteers included Entercom ATX local radio host, Heather Rivera from Mix 94.7. Heather arrived with 10 of her co-workers to volunteer in our NRG garden and campus beautification day. They assisted in pull weeds, spread new soil and planted wildlife friendly and vegetable plants.  Entercom ATX includes Mix 94.7, Majic 95.5, 95.9 RnB & Talk 1370 and austin.1thingus.comWe witnessed half-dozen monarch caterpillars convert into chrysalis during our garden day. A wonderful earth week gift.  

Special thanks to Heather and a few notable gardeners not mentioned in the video, to whom none of this would be possible, Deanna Whaley, Melissa Bucuk, Cara Harpole, George Griffith, Bel Smith and all the wonderful volunteers and gardeners.  

The Flight of the Butterflies– This visually stunning documentary follows the yearlong migration of the monarch butterfly from the volcanic forests of Mexico all the way to Canada. The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth.  A must see movie for anyone interested in learning about their amazing journey!  Official Movie Trailer