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Public Lecture Series in Rockport
From Friday, February 17, 2017 -  12:00pm
To Friday, April 14, 2017 - 02:00pm
Contact Carolyn Rose 361-749-3152

Bay Talks are Back: Join us for a series of FREE presentations about estuary, coastal, and marine environments - led by the people who study them

Are you interested in science or history and want to learn about a diverse range of topics - from plankton to people? If so, then stroll on over to the Bay Education Center, located in downtown Rockport (121 Seabreeze Drive), on Fridays at noon from January 13th through March 10th. The seminars are free and open to the public. Prepare to be utterly engaged and learn more about the nature, resilency, and weather of the Texas coast and the Gulf of Mexico. This season’s seminar schedule is as follows:

January 13
Invasive Species in the Coastal Bend: How the Mission-Aransas Reserve is Battling Back
Kathleen Swanson

January 20
Watching Wintering Whooping Cranes
Ray Kirkwood

January 27
TEXAS-sized Marine Debris: Problems and Solutions
Jace Tunnell

February 3
Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program: Protecting and Restoring the Bays & Estuaries of the Texas Coastal Bend
Rae Mooney

February 10
The Seagrass Blues: An Ode to Carbon
Victoria Congdon

February 17
Does Organic Matter Have Anything to do with the Health of Coastal Ecosystems?
Zhanfei Liu

February 24
Rockport and the Aransas County Coastal Resiliency Effort
Patrick Rios and Amanda Torres

March 3
Wetlands: Hidden Gems in Our Own Backyard
Dana Sjostrom and Jacqueline Rose

March 10
Hurricane Impact: A Close Examination of Hurricane Structure, Potential Hazards and How We Forecast These Storms
John Metz


Location: Bay Education Center, 121 Seabreeze Drive, Rockport,TX