Show your love for resacas with new essay contest

They TMre shallow bodies of water that have historic, geological, and aesthetic purposes.

Resacas are a Brownsville staples that are found throughout the community, including back yards.

They are former portions of the Rio Grande that have since been cut off and dried up.

A new contest is aiming to help residents show their appreciation and love for these former river beds.

This morning, Ryan Greenfeld with Brownsville PUB explained how you can participate.

I Love Resacas Contest-Essay or 1 minute video about why you love resacas-Deadline: Friday, October 18th-Entries: