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Our department offers numerous research opportunities broadly divided into the following areas:

  • Aquatic Science
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Natural Resources and Wildlife Management



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news image Drs. Brian Laub and Janis Bush received a three-year, $1,057,401 City of San Antonio’s Proposition 1 Edwards Aquifer Protection Program grant » read more
news image Dr. Terri Matiella received the UTSA President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Core Curriculum Teaching » read more
news image Dr. Janis Bush is a 2017-18 Conservation License Plate Grant recipient (Mapping and Ground-Truthing Populations of Bigtooth Maple in Bandera and Real Counties, Texas) » read more
Congratulations to our 2017 COS Research Conference winners:
Jacqlyn Barrett-Dent - Best UG Poster
Nicolas Medrano - Best Grad Poster
news image Texas Comptroller awards UTSA $300,000 to study the monarch butterfly and its important food source, milkweed » read more



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