The University of Texas Marine Science Institute hosts Road Scholar programs that are educational/travel adventures for adults over 55 (or accompanied by an adult over 55) who are looking for something different. These short term academic programs are typically 6 days and 5 nights, although some may be shorter or longer. Subject matter ranges from coastal ecology and birding to coastal and south Texas history. All programs are field based and designed for active Road Scholars.
Young scientists explore local plants and animals through the Reserve's educational programs.
Science on a Sphere offers visitors the opportunity to see satellite and computer generated images on a giant animated globe.
All ages can get involved learning about the life within an estuary.
Birders visiting the King Ranch on a Road Scholar Trip. Photo credit J. Williams.