Programs

Post-Hurricane Harvey Recovery Resources

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Texas Sea Grant has collected links to several resources that are designed to assist in recovery efforts. The websites, publications, mobile apps and videos listed below, developed by other Sea Grant programs and federal, state and regional agencies and non-profit...

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Community Resilience Collaborative

The Community Resilience Collaborative (CRC) is a research- and extension-based coastal planning program that combines the reach and resources of two Texas A&M University (TAMU) programs: the Texas Sea Grant College Program and Texas Target Communities (TTC). 

The CRC provides technical assistance...

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Economic Impacts of Marine-Dependent Industries

A variety of industries that contribute significantly to the economies of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida depend on the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs have actively supported these industries for decades, and the Texas, Louisiana and Florida Sea Grant...

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Dolphin Challenge

Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and the need to shift our staff members’ focus to recovery efforts all along the coast, Texas Sea Grant must regretfully announce the cancellation of the 2018 Dolphin Challenge. We know that this news may be a disappointment to you and your students. If...

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Loggerhead Challenge

Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and the need to shift our staff members’ focus to recovery efforts all along the coast, Texas Sea Grant must regretfully announce the cancellation of the 2018 Loggerhead Challenge. We know that this news may be a disappointment to you and your...

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Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) was established in response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The 10-year research program aims to mitigate the impacts of hydrocarbon pollution and stressors on the marine environment and public health from the spill, as well as improve...

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Turtle Excluder Device Training

Texas Sea Grant, with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, has launched a pilot program to promote turtle-safe, wild-caught Gulf of Mexico shrimp. The program will help reduce incidental capture of sea turtles, especially Northwest Atlantic loggerheads. This species is...

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Hurricane Preparedness

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

A hurricane is a specific type of tropical cyclone, which is a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters and has a closed low-level circulation. Tropical...

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Aglantis

Aglantis, a 300-gallon saltwater aquarium, is located on the lower level of the Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center under the Memory Cloud. It was an Earth Day gift to the Brazos Valley from the Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M to promote ocean awareness and improve the...

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Monofilament Recovery and Recycling

Monofilament line is another name for single-strand, high-density nylon fishing line that is used on fishing reels. Used line can be harmful to boat motors and marine wildlife. Birds and animals cannot see discarded monofilament fishing line, so it is easy for them to become tangled in it and...

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K-YAK

Welcome to K-YAK 1610 AM, a low power radio project in Calhoun County, Texas.

Conducted by Texas Sea Grant Extension, KYAK’s “Your Area’s Knowledge” radio broadcasts focus on the Lavaca/Matagorda Bay estuary and marine environment. Topics include general points of interest in the area, seasonal...

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Weather Ready Texas

The devastating impacts of extreme weather events can be reduced by taking advanced action. In an effort to inform residents about potential hazards, and encourage appropriate actions, Texas Sea Grant maintains social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook (@WeatherReadyTX). These accounts are...

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Coastal Hazards Adaptation

Weather and climate-related hazards are a part of life on the Texas coast. There are many steps that communities can take to increase their resilience to these hazards. Through the Coastal Hazards Adaptation Program, Texas Sea Grant is working with partners throughout the state to build hazard...

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Cooking with Seafood

For more than 45 years, agents and specialists with Texas Sea Grant and other Sea Grant programs across the United States have worked in coastal fishing communities on a variety of topics including seafood safety and sustainability. Educating seafoood consumers on the health benefits, care and...

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