News

Sep
16
2022
Thirsty for Power Screening at Green Communities Conference
CRASR, the City of Waco and the Mayborn Museum hosted a screening of Thirst for Power, a documentary that explores the energy-water nexus.
Sep
14
2022
Green Communities event in Waco brings climate risks, solutions into focus
JB Smith
Waco’s first-ever Green Communities Conference was held Wednesday at Baylor's BRIC facility.
Aug
2
2022
Greenhouse Gases from Ponds and Ditches (LEAF-PAD)
Dr. Caleb Robbins and Melissa Mullins (taking the picture) sample pond gas trapped in a floating chamber. The chambers are deployed for 24 hours to collect greenhouse gases (GHGs; CO2, CH4, N2O) emitted from ponds to the atmosphere. The team is part of an international collaborative effort to study green house gases in small, but abundant and understudied, human-constructed water bodies.
Jul
26
2022
Kendall Scarlett - 2023 Knauss Finalist
Silver Spring, MD -- Continuing the tradition of placing early career professionals in Washington, D.C. federal government offices, NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.
Jul
16
2022
STEMfest at the Mayborn Museum
CRASR volunteers, faculty, staff and students participated in STEMfest 2022 at the Mayborn Museum, along with many other community organizations.
Jul
12
2022
Teachers in State Parks
The Teachers in State Parks program had a successful launch despite record-breaking heat.
Jun
20
2022
Project WET Climate Water Resilience
Climate change is a complex topic that can be intimidating to teach.
Jun
18
2022
Juneteenth Celebration at Brazos Park East
CRASR joined other Baylor departments to celebrate Juneteenth at Waco’s celebration in Brazos Park East.
Jun
16
2022
Explore your water with How’s My Waterway.Enter a location to find out about water quality anywhere in the US.
Jun
15
2022
Village Wednesdays at the Mayborn
This summer, CRASR is participating in Village Wednesdays at the Mayborn Museum’s Historic Village on Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 noon.
Jun
10
2022
Matagorda Bay Workshop
CRASR faculty, staff and graduate students worked with Texas Sea Grant and the Matagorda Bay Foundation to host several days of teacher workshops in the Matagorda Bay area.
May
20
2022
CRASR Water Festival
Around 80 students at Connally Jr. High participated in a CRASR Water Festival on May 20.
May
4
2022
Project WET Workshop
CRASR hosted a workshop for City of Waco Parks and Recreation Department staff to experience activities they can use to engage youth around water topics.
Apr
22
2022
CRASR Earth Day Events
CRASR celebrated Earth Day by hosting a Waco Creek Clean-Up by the Baylor Science Building on Friday April 22nd.
Apr
9
2022
Water Fest at Urban REAP
Urban REAP (Renewable Energy and Agriculture Project), part of Mission Waco, hosted CRASR’s water fest for a community day on April 9th.
Mar
19
2022
CRASR at Central Texas STEMfest
CRASR Intern Lindsay Ross lead Girl Scouts Brownies and Juniors through a Water Engineering Challenge at the Central Texas STEMfest. Over 75 participants were in attendance at the 10th annual event- CRASR has participated every year since it began!
Mar
2
2022
Matagorda Bay B-WET Teacher Applications Open
CRASR is accepting applications for the Matagorda Bay B-WET teacher professional development to be held June 8-10 2022 in Palacios TX. The workshop is a hands-on field experience and offers great participation incentives for teachers. Check out the Matagorda B-WET Flyer or the details posted on the CRASR/Matagorda Bay webpage – applications close April 15!
Mar
1
2022
CO-OP Program Awards More Than $2 Million in Grants to Texas Communities
Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP) Diversifies Audiences Engaged with the Outdoors

AUSTIN – Communities in Texas will have more opportunities to explore their natural surroundings thanks to grants awarded through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP). These 41 grant partnerships, totaling $2,048,678, will support community-based conservation and outdoor recreation activities throughout the state and build on $22 million already awarded by TPWD over the past 25 years.
Feb
23
2022
The Heart of Texas chapter is now taking applications for the 2022 Master Naturalist class.

Class Limit: 25
Deadline to apply is March 15, 2022
Feb
19
2022
Baylor Students Earn Certification
Twenty six students from Dr. McManamay's watershed assessment class earned their Texas Stream Team Citizen Science Standard Core certification today, Saturday February 19 at the Baylor Science Building.
Feb
12
2022
World Wetlands Day 2022
by Melissa Mullins
CRASR scientists and students celebrated World Wetlands Day (which happens on Feb 2nd every year) at a Meet the Scientist event at the Mayborn Museum.
Feb
9
2022
By Megan Hale | Reporter

Baylor’s Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR) has greatly impacted both the Baylor and Waco communities by providing students and faculty with opportunities to make their mark on the world, in the lab and outside the classroom.
Oct
28
2021
Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside, Cumbria
Statement on Climate Change in Freshwaters
Oct
23
2021
Sic' Em Science Day at the Mayborn Museum
CRASR participated in Sic ‘Em Science Day at the Mayborn Museum. Museum visitors examined organisms from the Brazos River behind the museum and learned about aquatic science at Baylor.
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