Natural Resources SpecialistNueces County
Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
NCR 2800, Unit 5840
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas, 78412
Organization: Texas Sea Grant
Morgen Ayers, an experienced environmental scientist with a background in local government and academia, joined Texas Sea Grant in July 2018 as the program’s Natural Resources Specialist. Ayers worked for several years in the hill country of Bandera County, Texas, where she facilitated programs on riparian health education, water quality monitoring and flood risk awareness for local residents. She also assisted with an awarded application on behalf of Bandera County for a 2016 Flood Protection Grant project from the Texas Water Development Board.
Ayers has participated in the Texas Clean Rivers Program in partnership with the San Antonio River Authority and in invasive species management with the Nueces River Authority and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. She also worked as a research assistant on a toxicological toolset via contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Spanish from West Texas A&M University.