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Erin King (upper left) and Bennett Chow (lower right) planting cord grass in Galveston Bay.


"Many estuaries produce more harvestable human food per acre than the best Midwestern farmland."

- Stanley A. Cain
Testimony, U.S. House of Representatives, Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee, March 1967.


Introductory Biology for Non-Science Majors

Service Learning


Water Quality

Globally, water is in very short supply and climate change will exacerbate shortages. Even in Houston - a water rich region - water shortages are predicted by 2060. UHD students explored water quality issues through their research and volunteer activities.

Galveston Bay Foundation
Marsh Planting – Marsh Mania 2010
May 1st 2010

Biology 1312 student Kristina Burke participated in Marsh Mania 2010 on May1st. This marsh planting was sponsored by the Galveston Bay Foundation. Kristina traveled to the event location where she spent the day working in the field with other volunteers.


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