Extension Programs

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Texas AgriLife Extension’s Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Unit strives to meet the agency’s mission “to provide practical, science-based information that helps people improve their lives and communities”. The Unit provides real life learning for real life by focusing on such area as:

  •  Empowering youth and individuals who work on behalf of youth
  •  Promoting water conservation and watershed planning
  •  Planning and evaluating Smart Growth and Walkable Communities
  •  Empowering community event leaders and volunteers
  •  Supporting economic development and community development through tourism, park, and open space  planning
  •  Assisting rural land owners with Nature Tourism business practices and marketing
  •  Educating land management agencies on outdoor recreation user trends and  issues
  •  Improving community health, economic impacts, and beautification through park and open space planning and positioning

Coastal Watershed

Festivals and Events

Hospitality

Nature Tourism & Outdoor Recreation

Seqour Youth Development Initiative

Texas Water Education

Urban & Municipal Parks

 

For information contact:

Miles Phillips
Asst Professor & Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist-
Assoc Dept Head/Program Leader for Extension
Dept of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
Texas A&M University, 2261 TAMU,
College Station, Texas 77843
Phone: 979-845-1023, email: mdphillips@ag.tamu.edu

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