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What’s Old Is New Again at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum in Austin

What’s Old Is New Again at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum in Austin

Nearly 90 years ago, an advertisement ran in the Austin American-Statesman for a commemorative coin that would help fund the construction of a new museum to house the state’s great historic treasures.

Go (Almost) Under the Sea at the Patton Center of Marine Science Education in Port Aransas

Go (Almost) Under the Sea at the Patton Center of Marine Science Education in Port Aransas

Inside a sofa-size aquarium, a black-and-white striped sheepshead and a small school of shiny Gulf menhaden swim above a southern flounder lying like a plate in the sand.

In New Tours, University of Texas’ Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas Features Aquatic Creatures

In New Tours, University of Texas’ Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas Features Aquatic Creatures

A venerable loggerhead turtle named Barnacle Billie, a roseate spoonbill named Boomerang, and other rehabilitated aquatic and shore creatures are on display this week for the first organized public tours of the Amos Rehabilitation Keep—ARK for short—at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.

Starting This Weekend, Black Birders Week Shares the Joy of Nature and Science With All

Starting This Weekend, Black Birders Week Shares the Joy of Nature and Science With All

Wildlife biologist Danielle Belleny, the co-founder of Black Birders Week, grew up loving animals and spending many a summer visiting her grandparents’ place in Lockhart, where she would venture around their 13-acre property and help take care of the horses, chickens, pigs,and cows they raised.

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