The Wetlands Education Center, occupies 3. 5 acres between the UTMSI Visitors Center and the South Jetty. It is a marsh/seagrass pond landscaped and planted with various seagrasses and appropriate coastal vegetation nourished by water from the Aransas Pass Ship Channel. The public is invited to stroll the surrounding boardwalk to observe migratory waterfowl and resident marsh birds. Interior board walks with access limited to guided tour groups.
Guided tours are given on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:am.