Programs

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Baffin Bay Early Phase Watershed Planning

Baffin Bay supports some of the highest recreational and commercial fishery landings in Texas. It also contains critical habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife and is surrounded by a thriving agricultural community.

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Coastal Monitor Program

This program captures information about environmental changes within Texas coastal communities in cooperation with local environmental stewards.

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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.

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For-Hire Fishing Guide Program

A series of projects to enhance the quality and quantity of resources available to this fishery sector.

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G.U.L.F. Restaurant Partnership

Texas State Aquarium and Texas Sea Grant have partnered with Audubon Nature Institute to develop a Texas Chapter of the G.U.L.F. Restaurant Partnership Program.

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iSeaTurtle

The mobile app, iSeaTurtle, was created to encourage and involve citizens to contribute to sea turtle science

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KYAK Radio

Welcome to K-YAK 1610 AM, a low power radio project in Calhoun County, Texas that focuses on the Lavaca/Matagorda Bay estuary and marine environment.

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Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program

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.

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Red Tide Rangers

The Red Tide Rangers, a dedicated volunteer group formed and trained by Texas Sea Grant, monitor Texas coastal waters for the presence of harmful algal blooms (HABs), such as the red tide caused by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis.

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Weather Ready Texas

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).

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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.

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Weighmaster Training

This program will teach interested individuals how to serve as weighmasters.