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Summer Science Registration

Summer Science Registration

PORT ARANSAS, TEXAS   UT Summer Science is an exciting, inquiry-based learning experience for youth entering 3rd through 8th grade. Throughout the week, participants will be immersed in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) engagements that take them outside...
Fewer Abandoned Crab Traps Found This Year

Fewer Abandoned Crab Traps Found This Year

Every February, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department closes the bays to commercial and recreational crabbing for a 10-day period. This temporary closure enables a coordinated effort by agencies and organizations to remove derelict crab traps which continue to entrap and...
Lurking below the surface: unknown energy sources

Lurking below the surface: unknown energy sources

Hydrothermal vents and submarine volcanos can support abundant life, as shown in many nature documentaries. The same compounds from the Earth’s Mantle and Earth’s Crust that support the large tube worm colonies at vents are also slowly trickling through large areas...
JD Carlton Selected as Finalist for Prestigious Fellow

JD Carlton Selected as Finalist for Prestigious Fellow

Just this week, graduate student J.D. Carlton was selected as a finalist for a 2023 Presidential Management Fellow. Of the more than 10,000 individuals worldwide who applied for the program, 850 Finalists were chosen. The large number of applications to this...
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Three New Environmental Projects to Begin

Three New Environmental Projects to Begin

The Matagorda Bay Mitigation Trust recently announced funding for 15 environmental projects along the Texas Coast, and researchers from UTMSI will lead three of them. The Matagorda Bay Mitigation Trust solicited requests for coastal environmental projects in five categories: habitat restoration,...