Mark Your Calendars! BSU Day is Coming Tuesday, September 20th!! High school teachers can pre-register through the 2022 teacher pre-registration tab above.
Learn the American eel life story! Barton Springs University brings you a virtual class by Aidan Mabey on eel ecology.
BSU brings you this virtual class by Aidan Mabey, an environmental educator working with SOS and UT Texas. In this virtual class your students will learn about the incredible life story of the American eel, one of the weirdest and wildest fish who call Austin their home for part of their life. Lessons can be modified for any grade level and can accommodate your class times.
Click here to learn more about eel ecology and the research her team is doing.
Barton Springs University is a year-round series of educational events and classroom presentations, highlighted by a full day of outdoor learning and fun at Barton Springs Pool on September 17th. The Barton Springs University day is designed primarily for high school students but includes college students and the general public. It features lectures, hands on activities, an interactive community fair and training by leading academics, professionals, and policy makers on central Texas water science, public policy, history and sustainable living.
Save Barton Creek Association, City of Austin Parks & Recreation, Watershed Protection, Water Utility and Austin Resource Recovery, University of Texas’, Environmental Science Institute, Texas State University, Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife