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Science Communication

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation , Nutrient Impacts , Water Quality

Host Partner(s):

Mission-Aransas Reserve


map icon University of Texas Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX


calendar icon6/28/2011



Max Applicants:


"Water Words That Work" will be held from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Tuesday June 28, 2011 with registration beginning at 8:30 AM.

Registration for this event is $20 and includes lunch and materials.  ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS AFTER JUNE 21, 2011.

Please make checks or P.O.s payable to Weeks Bay Foundation and mail to Weeks Bay Foundation, c/o Amy Gohres, 11401 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532

The Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve and Gulf of Mexico Alliance would like to invite you to attend this communications workshop to understand environmental messaging and relearn the everyday language used by many.  The course is led by its developer, Eric Eckl, who has over 15 years of marketing experience. 

  • Review and learn a four-step process for transforming scientific language and communicating it to a wider audience
  • Learn to identify your intended audience
  • Understand how to make sure materials are appropriate for intended audiences
  • Develop and improve messaging skills to set the record straight and ensure your message gets out accurately in potentially controversial situations

For additional information about these events, please contact Chad Leister at (361)749-6782 or cleister@mail.utexas.edu.