Texas State Aquarium Giving Out $100,000 Dollars in Grants
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
The Texas State Aquarium has announced it will be giving out $100,000 dollars this year, all anyone has to do to get some of it is have a worthy conservation project. The TSA is using money that came in last year to award those grants. The goal is help local projects that impact species at the aquarium or their habitats.
Jesse Gilbert with the Texas State Aquarium said, "it takes us to the next level. At the Aquarium, our vision is to be a pillar in the community so this is one way to impact research and conservation and really take care of the environment and lead that drive."
Recipients will be chosen by a panel led by Dr. Wes Tunnell of the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, September 13th.