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Exploring Lake Jackson, Texas

Course number : SENRT-9001   ID : 860   
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Start the morning taking a hatchery and aquarium tour at the Sea Center Texas, which is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and education center located on 75 acres in Lake Jackson, Texas. It is operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in partnership with the Coastal Conservation Association, The Dow Chemical Company and US Fish and Wildlife Service Sportfish Restoration Funds. The facility opened in 1996 and includes a visitor center with aquaria and exhibits of Texas marine life, the largest redfish hatchery in the world, 36 one-acre fish culture ponds, an outdoor wetland exhibit and a youth fishing pond. Next stop, the Lake Jackson Historical Museum. The mission of the Lake Jackson Historical Association is to provide education relative to the history and culture of an area of Brazoria County, Texas which is known as Lake Jackson. Final stop, the Jackson Plantation Historic Site.  Founded in the 1840s, the Jackson Plantation was the second of three plantations developed by Abner Jackson. Originally known as "Lake Place", the site was once a bustling sugar plantation that stretched over 4642 acres with more than 80 enslaved workers. The site is significant to the history of industrialized sugar production in Brazoria County, it has been designated as a State Antiquities Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission. Visitors can explore the archeological remains of this historic site, most notably those of the main house and sugar mill.  A buy-your-own lunch will be scheduled mid-day.

Class Details

1 Session(s)


Traci Payne 

CEUs : 0.7



Registration Closes On
Sunday, April 30, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/6/2023 Sat 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM TBD Traci Payne  ClassRoom (Face to Face)