Button to scroll to the top of the page.



Join us for World Oceans Day June 14, 2014

Join us for World Oceans Day June 14, 2014

Together we have the power to protect the ocean! Celebrate World Oceans Day with us on Saturday, June 14th, 2014 in the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Visitor Center, in Port Aransas. Festivities will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m. Read through the fun-packed schedule of events below and plan to join us as we honor the global ocean that links us all.

Schedule of Events
9:00am 11:00am R/V Katy Boat Trip* (pre-registration required)
9:00am 9:45am Jetty Walk
10:00am 11:00am Early Explorer Lab (ages 3-5 with a parent limited to 24 people, first come first served)
11:00am 12:30pm R/V KATY Boat Trip* (pre-registration required)
11:00am 12:00pm Ocean Crafts
11:00am 11:30am Sea Stories
12:00pm 12:45pm Touch-Tank Discovery
12:00pm 12:30pm Sea Stories
1:00pm 12:30pm R/V KATY Boat Trip* (pre-registration required)
1:00pm 1:30pm Plankton Lab
1:30pm 2:00pm Fish Talk by Dr. Brad Gemmell
2:00pm 3:00pm Sea Turtle Meet-n-Greet with Tony Amos
2:45pm 3:00pm Feeding Time

This event is free and open to visitors of all ages.

All R/V KATY trips are full but please join us for the many other activities.  

Contact Sara Pelleteri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Hope to see you there!



Andrew Esbaugh receives the 2014 Ralph E. Powe Jun...
UTMSI hosts visitors from 7 countries and David Si...