Our activities are generally divided into three categories: educational, service and proposals for change.
This goal of this area is to provide environmental awareness to Texas State Students mainly through tabling in the quad. We often go on field trips that increase member knowledge as well. Finally we bring in guest speakers from various environmental fields to help the portion of our members who plan on being environmental professionals.
Our service opportunities provide a large range fun and hands on ways to get into the local community and make a difference.
Some examples include:
Proposals for change
ECO was formally known as the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP). NAEP was the group that was the key proponent of installing the environmental service fee ($1 per semester out of tuition toward environmental projects) in 2003.
ECO strives to carry on this legacy by coordinating with the ESC through our organization, and providing the resources for our members to make proposals of their own or with the group.
We also try to have a wide range of social events from hikes to potlucks, as well as at least one camping trip a year. :)