The Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve brings together scientists, landowners, policy-makers, and the public to ensure that coastal management decisions benefit flora and fauna, water quality, and people.
Established in 2006
We are the 3rd largest NERR at 186,189 acres
The only NERR in Texas
The only NERR west of the Mississippi in the Gulf of Mexico
IslandCampusThis summer, students in the Marine Plastic Pollution studied the impacts of plastic pollution on marine environments. In addition to lectures, presentations and discussions, Dr. Jeffrey Turner led his students on beach cleanups every Friday during the Summer II semester. #TAMUCCt.co/tHkl4MNukl
MissionAransasWe’ve made Nurdle Patrol startup kits, with a grant we received, for organizations across the US. Let us know if your group would like to start sampling for nurdles (plastic pellets) and we’ll send you more info on how you can receive a kit. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. t.co/22msCGUYF2