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Port Street Area Target for Grassland Restoration

Port Street Area Target for Grassland Restoration

Grassland birds may soon be rejoicing and singing a different tune. The “67 acres” by Port Street is the newest area targeted for restoration of grassland habitat. The University of Texas Marine Science Institute and the City of Port Aransas have...
Undergraduate Recognized for Marine Science

Undergraduate Recognized for Marine Science

Senior, Jenelle Estrada was recently recognized by the University of Texas College of Natural Science and awarded a professor’s choice ASPIRE award. Jenelle was a participant in the Marine Science Institute’s Semester by the Sea program and summer courses last year...
Spurs Day in Port A

Spurs Day in Port A

Close to 200 Spurs Sports & Entertainment staff members visited the City of Port Aransas last week on Thursday, April 5th which was declared Spurs Day in their honor. The Spurs group spent their day throughout the town to participate in...
Climate Tightens its Grip

Climate Tightens its Grip

New research shows that climate is tightening its grip on western North America, causing ecosystems from land to the ocean to become more synchronous with one another. In a study just released from the journal of Global Change Biology, Dr. Bryan...
Smithsonian Reaches Out to Gulf Coast

Smithsonian Reaches Out to Gulf Coast

The coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico contain millions of different species of plants and animals. The Smithsonian recently teamed up with local universities, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, to put a magnifying...