Things to Do

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Citizen Science Adventures

Education Adventures

View Local Water Levels and Other Weather Conditions.
Access your local water levels, tide and current predictions, and other oceanographic and meteorological conditions.
Use the Watershed Game and Learn About the Connection Between Land Use and Water Quality.
The Watershed Game is available for educators and outreach professionals to educate and engage local community leaders and youth in the Gulf.

Volunteer Adventures

ALL STATES: Explore the natural world and help scientists by taking photos of plants and animals as you paddle. (1) Download the iNaturalist app and signup (2) Click “More” - Select “Projects” - Search for “Paddle the Gulf” - Click “Join” (3) On the main page click “Observe” and snap a photo. Select “What did you see?” and then select “Share”. You don’t need to know the species, the community will help “crowdsource” and identify it. Need to learn more about iNaturalist? Access a training video here,

ALL STATES: Join or organize a coastal cleanup. Volunteer to pick-up trash along shorelines and waterways near you and find resources on how to organize a cleanup yourself while tracking the trash you collect. Learn more about marine debris tracking apps here,

TEXAS: Check out the Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program. Derelict crab traps kill a variety of marine animals. Volunteers are needed to collect and count traps.”