MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A man was arrested Thursday for dumping raw sewage at the 1-20 Wildlife Preserve.

The I-20 Wildlife Preserve is a 100-acre upland forest campusin Midland, managed by a nonprofit organization.

The 86-acre urban playa lake is the highlight of the wetlands, floodplain thickets, and prairie grasslands – providing abundant avian, wildlife,and aquatic habitat.

As one of the few urban playas protected in its natural state,the preserve is a treasured ecotourism destination of regional significance and a scientific-educational resource of the Permian Basin.