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Since 1991, the mission of the Environmental Institute of Houston at University of Houston-Clear Lake has been to advance understanding of the environment through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach 

The Environmental Institute Houston provides access to environmental information to the university and the community through activities, seminars and presentations that spotlight topics of vital importance to students, citizens, teachers and technical audiences.

Research and Environmental Education

Our research activities focus on water resources, wetlands, fisheries and wildlife conservation management. Institute scientists apply their diverse skills to examine environmental issues statewide and throughout the Gulf of Mexico. They deliver technical and scientific expertise, providing clarity to diverse environmental questions facing our region.

Educating students and community members about the environment is our primary objective. We provide technical assistance and professional development opportunities for educators, emphasizing environmental and science education by offering educator workshops for public and private schools, higher education, nature centers, parks and other environmental education providers. We invite you to learn more about EIH through our outreach programs that include public presentations, educational displays, lay-language reports and environmental data analysis.

Upcoming Events

  June 2019
 

Tuesday, June 4, 9–11 a.m.

June 10–June 13

Monday, June 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Native Plant Society of Texas Clear Lake Chapter Meeting - The Nature Conservancy and East Texas Forest Preserves

Tuesday, June 11, 9–11 a.m.

Saturday, June 15, 9–10:30 a.m.

Youth Birding Club - New members welcome!

June 17–June 20

Hunger Games Summer Camp - For 6th-8th graders; limited spots available

Tuesday, June 18, 9–11 a.m.

June 24–June 27

Tuesday, June 25, 9–11 a.m.

  July 2019
 

Tuesday, July 2, 9–11 a.m.

Monday, July 8, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 9, 9–11 a.m.

Tuesday, July 16, 9–11 a.m.

Tuesday, July 23, 9–11 a.m.

Tuesday July 30, 9–11 a.m.

Contact
  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950
    Email: eih@uhcl.edu

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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