Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Jetties

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge: Exploring and identifying different species and their habitats found at the Port Aransas South Jetty J:  After the UTMSI, we went to the South Jetty in Port Aransas.  It's the tip of Mustang Island.  … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Jetties

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: UT Marine Science Institute

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  Check out an Explorer Kit to become a scientist at the Reserve. W: We went to the UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.  We checked out an Explorer Kit. J:  We followed the … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: UT Marine Science Institute

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: John E. Connor Museum

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge: Complete a bird scavenger hunt in the museum.  Go outside to sight birds and create a journal entry of the birds seen and identified. We went out to the Texas A & M University … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: John E. Connor Museum

Coastal Bend Outdoor Challenge: Create Your Own

*Joey will be a guest here on the blog as he documents our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  Select your favorite nature spot in the Coastal Bend and create an activity that can be done by other teams in the area. Joey:  I attended a Nature Journaling Class with Ms. Nicki Sohn at … Continue reading Coastal Bend Outdoor Challenge: Create Your Own

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Celebration of Flight

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge: Attend the Celebration of Flight (we were not able to make it on September 24th for the kids' day so we joined in the celebration on the 25th). W:  We went to the Celebration … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Celebration of Flight

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Fulton Mansion

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge: Explore Harriet's Garden and the yard behind the mansion.  Use the plant markers to locate the plants in your mission.  Complete the worksheet.  Observe the plants and flowers.  Sketch your favorite.  After Goose Island … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Fulton Mansion

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Goose Island State Park

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  We chose Challenges #2 and #3: #2:  Complete a Scavenger Hunt. #3:  Become a nature detective to find out who lives at Goose Island State Park by walking along the trail and looking for … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Goose Island State Park

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Nature Preserves

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  Visit one of the Nature Preserves in Port Aransas.  Choose a topic from the list of ideas and present our experience in a creative way.  Share it online. J:  We went to Port Aransas … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Nature Preserves