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Floating Wetlands Project
The floating wetland demonstrates a new water quality improvement technique for the Galveston Bay area and is the first public installation of floating wetland islands in Texas. 
School Habitats
Many schools in the Houston area are creating school habitats so that their students can have outdoor learning experiences. EIH provides many resources available to teachers who want to use the outdoors as a context for learning. 
Summer Nature Camps
Discovering Nature Camp and the Hunger Games Camp are designed to get kids outside and learning about our environment. Activities include insect sweeping, making and looking for animal tracks, fishing, bird watching, geocaching and many more. 
Texas EnvirothonTexas Envirothon
The Envirothon is the largest high school environmental competition, open to any high school student (grades 9 - 12). The Envirothon is an integrated educational experience that will enhance your students' knowledge and environmental literacy. 
Air-O Dynamic Curriculum
Overview of the Air-O Dynamic Curriculum. The Institute embraces the challenge to develop an air quality education initiative designed for Texas educators addressing the air education needs in Texas. 
Air Quality Education Initiative
EIH's Air Quality Education Initiative assists citizens and air quality planners by allowing an estimation of exposure to ozone levels, allowing for photochemical model performance verification, and raising public awareness of ozone levels and associated health risks. 
EIH/UHCL Regional CollaborativeEIH/UHCL Regional Collaborative
As a member of the Texas Regional Collaborative for Math and Science, the EIH/UHCL Collaborative offers professional development for science teachers. 
PLT in the City
This program, developed by the American Forest Foundation, is designed to advance environmental education and environmental stewardship among urban youth. 
San Jacinto Marsh Restoration Project
The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park preserve is the oldest and most visited state park in Texas and the site of the Marsh Restoration Project. The Institute uses this location as a centerpiece of their natural history training for teachers of K - 6 children. 

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Archive > EE Projects
EE program's past accomplishments are listed here with a brief summary. 
 Professional Development Professional Development
 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 23 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 23
Flat tires, siestas and private moments mark the end of the field season. 
 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 22 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 22
The field season is quickly coming to an end, but chicks are still fledging. 
 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 21 The Oystercatcher Diaries 2014: Week 21
There's never a dull moment when you are out banding chicks. 
Academy of Science and Technology from The Woodlands wins the 2014 Texas Envirothon
Academy of Science and Technology Team Alligator placed first at the Texas Envirothon which took place April 5–7, 2014, at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus in Houston, Texas. Woodlands College Park Team 2 placed second, while Richardson High School Team C took third place. Academy of Science and Technology Team Alligator will represent Texas in the Regional Envirothon to be held in Manhattan, Kan., July 22-25, 2014. 
Graduate students present research at Texas Academy of Science meeting
Three Environmental Institute of Houston-sponsored graduate students presented their research findings at the 117th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science which took place from March 7–9, 2014, at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The students' research covered Texas diamondback terrapin and freshwater fish communities. 
 Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program
The Houston-Galveston region’s Clean Rivers Program works with local partners, including the Environmental Institute of Houston, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to ensure our water bodies continue to be a viable resource for our region. 
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