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Community Program Floating Habitat: A Balancing Act 5/13 10am-11am

Community Program Floating Habitat: A Balancing Act 5/13 10am-11am

May 13, 2017

Habitat balance is essential to our coastal estuaries and oceans. Sargassum seaweed is just one important nursery habitats for young fishes, crabs, shrimp and other invertebrates, as well as endangered sea turtles. Join UTMSI scientists as they share their research about these floating nurseries and what impact the Deepwater Horizon oil spill had on them.

Decision Support Tree Workshop, February 1, 2017

Decision Support Tree Workshop, February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

Have you used online climate tools in planning or projects for your community?  Or wondered about how to choose the right online tool for your project?

Join us for a free workshop geared to inform the development of a Decision Support Tree! Register online at  goo.gl/jiAyik.  For questions contact Dana.Sjostrom@utexas.edu

We look forward to seeing you there!  A networking lunch starts at 11:30 - presentations begin at 12:30.

Floodplain Management Plan - Public Workshop on January 19

Floodplain Management Plan - Public Workshop on January 19

January 19, 2017

Join us for the Aransas County Floodplain Management Plan public workshop!

Where? Fulton Town Hall, 209 N 7th St, Fulton, TX 78358

When?  Thursday, January 19, 2017

                 6:00pm - 8:00pm

What's going on?  We are providing opportunity for the public to give feedback and ask questions about the ongoing development of the Aransas County Floodplain Management Plan.  Your input is valued!  Specifically, we will:

SEAsonal Crafts - Trash2Treasures 12/17/16  10am-noon

SEAsonal Crafts - Trash2Treasures 12/17/16 10am-noon

December 17, 2016

Most of us are familiar with the 3 R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. It’s time to put the 4th R into action - recreate! Learn about the problem of marine debris as you recreate “greener” holiday treasures from items that would be otherwise recycled or simply thrown away. The goal is to learn while having fun, because together we can make a difference. Join us for some SEAsonal crafts for all ages!

Weekend Wetland Warrior 11/19/2016 10am-noon

Weekend Wetland Warrior 11/19/2016 10am-noon

November 19, 2016

It is time to bring out our inner warrior at the Wetlands Education Center (WEC),decreasing the number of pesky invasive species. In numbers we can accomplish vegetation management, and learn WHY this process is so important. This event will take place on Saturday November 19th, starting at 10am. We will meet at the amphitheater, in the Wetlands Education Center. We will provide the equipment to tackle the project, but we encourage you to bring gloves and any favorite tools from home! Bring your reusable water bottles, we will have a jug of drinking water.