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Experience Juneteenth in Galveston

Celebrating Black History & Culture in Galveston – the Birthplace of Juneteenth – June 19th, 2022 When you head to Galveston this summer, you’ll be coming home to where it all began as the island hosts festivities to celebrate Juneteenth – a holiday that originated in this historic beach town. The Birthplace of Juneteenth, Galveston […]

City Nature Challenge 2022

City Nature Challenge 2022: Houston-Galveston Join The Nature Conservancy in Texas, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Bayou Land Conservancy, Audubon Society, Texas Master Naturalists, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and many others in a fun challenge to observe and record wild species from April 29 – May 1, 2022. It is easy to participate by […]

Feather Fest – Galveston 2022

What’s Special About FeatherFest? If you’re a serious or casual bird-watcher or nature photographer…..an experienced or new outdoor enthusiast…..or someone who wants some exercise, fresh air and sunshine and something different to do…..you’ll want to join us at FeatherFest. There’s no need to be shy – the majority of our guests are not birding or […]

Galveston Restaurant Week

Galveston Restaurant Week brings the island’s vibrant food scene to life from January 17 to February 13, 2022. Several Galveston restaurants will participate in this event, which is a once-a-year opportunity for diners to try top dishes on prix-fixe breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at attractive price points. HOW GALVESTON RESTAURANT WEEK WORKS: The 11th […]

Experience Matagorda Beach!

From….Bay City Tourism Council / Visit Matagorda County Matagorda Beach is a favorite place of both locals and visitors for soaking up the sun, walking along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline and gathering seashells. Travel and Leisure Magazine declared it one of the “Best Secret Beaches on Earth.” Matagorda Beach stretches about 55 miles along […]

The 2021 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit

2021 TEXAS CHILDREN IN NATURE NETWORK SUMMIT Join us for our 2021 Summit. Dates: December 2-3 Location: Fort Worth, TX Hosts: Botanical Research Institute of Texas and Fort Worth Botanic Garden The 2021 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit: Inspiring Leaders for Healthier, Happier, and Smarter Kids will take place on December 2-3, 2021. The Summit […]

Bolivar Point Lighthouse

One of the few remaining lighthouses on the Gulf Coast, the Bolivar Point Lighthouse is a living piece of the history of Texas. Built in 1872, the lighthouse shined every day but two until its retirement in 1933. Since it was auctioned in 1947, the Bolivar Point Lighthouse has been privately owned and maintained by […]

When Do We Eat?

One of the great joys of traveling is experiencing the local cuisine. Along Lone Star Coastal locally caught seafood is one of many of the abundant varieties of cuisine to be explored. But, as we learn from the September 2021 issue of Coast Monthly, “There’s a time and a season to enjoy locally caught seafood […]

GALVESTON CERTIFIED AS BIRD CITY TEXAS COMMUNITY

Galveston has taken wing once again, earning designation as a Bird City Texas community! We’re one of three Texas cities to achieve the prestigious hallmark this year. Thank you to our dedicated team, partners and advisors who helped make this happen. Bird City Texas is an initiative of Audubon Texas and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. […]

Texas Children in Nature Network

In the early 2000’s research was emerging that showed that children were spending less time in the outdoors and more time with media; while at the same time childhood obesity rates were increasing at an alarming rate. Within just a matter of one generation, our society was radically changing to an increasingly indoor focused world […]