• Paddlefish Project
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Port Jefferson History and Nature Center
  • Professional Development Opportunities
COLLINS ACADEMY

We develop innovative educational programs, and create hands-on learning opportunities that focus on environmental conservation and historic preservation. We support efforts that revitalize communities and sustainability generated by the community, and local resources around Jefferson, Texas.


PADDLEFISH PROJECT

Interactive educational program connecting students and scientists studying the reintroduction of the paddlefish to Big Cypress Bayou.
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PORT JEFFERSON HISTORY & NATURE CENTER

A walkable, outdoor learning park along the river, focused on habitat restoration and environmental education.
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CADDO NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

An area around the lake dedicated to representing regional history and preserving the Caddo experience, historic locations and traditions.
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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

The Collins Academy offers all-ages educational opportunities through science-based activities & events, nature studies, skills training, and professional development workshops.

Programs take place at the Port Jefferson History & Nature Center, and our Education & Event center, unless otherwise noted.

Ask the Scientist

Our Scientist partners from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service answer questions about the Paddlefish Reintroduction into Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou. [ LEARN MORE ]

LATEST NEWS

Upcoming events, program highlights and community news.

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