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JOIN US FOR HOUSTON OYSTER MONTH

By Galveston Bay Foundation THIS APRIL, GALVESTON BAY FOUNDATION IS HOSTING OUR INAUGURAL OYSTER MONTH. WE HAVE SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO ENJOY SOME DELICIOUS OYSTERS AT ONE OF OUR PARTNER RESTAURANTS. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS AND LET’S SHELLABRATE! For event information, tickets, list of participating restaurants visit our website at HoustonOysterMonth.com THIS APRIL, GALVESTON […]

FeatherFest Photo Contest winners for the first week

By GALVESTON ISLAND NATURE TOURISM COUNCIL Mar 17, 2021 www.galvnews.com/leisure/free/article Photo Courtesy of Dan Lotan Entries continue to be accepted for the FeatherFest PhotoFest Contest, held in the weeks leading up to Galveston’s annual spring birding and nature photography festival, which this year is April 15-18. Individuals are invited to submit images of wild birds, […]

Artist Boat Eco Art Camp – March Dates

Artist Boat Eco Art Camp – March Dates SPRING BREAK Eco Art Camp 2021 Art meets science in Artist Boat’s 2021 Spring Break camp sessions! Campers will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of Eco-Art. Each camper will create high quality art projects, which illustrate all that they have learned throughout camp. […]

An Insanely Cheap Yet Fun Weekend in Beaumont

Beaumont is an affordable weekend getaway that won’t break the bank just an hour from Houston, yet worlds away from big city prices. Centrally located between the beach, pines, and urban core, it’s a choose your own adventure destination with outdoor attractions, museums, and restaurants aplenty. Boasting a 48 hours under $48 itinerary and a […]

USA – NOAA Expands Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico

Jennie Lyons / NOAA via Marketscreener.com NOAA is expanding Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary from approximately 56 square miles to approximately 160 square miles to protect additional important Gulf of Mexico habitat. The move builds upon the sanctuary’s rich 30-year history of scientific studies and public review of the preservation of this special place. […]

6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues

Surfside Beach in the Brazosport area is a recreation area for swimming, sailing, surf fishing, camping, shell collecting and bird watching. Photo by Kevin B. Stillman. Hop in your car and social distance your way through these less-traveled parts of Texas  Written by:  Joe Nick Patoski Published: December 30, 2020 at 2:59 pm The Upper […]

TPWD Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Event – Rescheduled to February, 27

Christmas Bay @ Seidler’s Boat Ramp The Christmas Bay Foundation will meet at 8am on 2/27/2021 at the Brazoria County Parks Seidler Boat Ramp to participate on the TPWD Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Event. We will have several boats and will be supported in this event by the Brazoria County Parks System, Gulf Coast Rescue […]

“The Facts” Brazoria County – Website launches to boost economy, environment

By WES WOLFE wes.wolfe@thefacts.com Dec 29, 2020 – An effort linking economic development and coastal resilience along the upper Texas Gulf coast launched a website recently, which is devoted to enhancing what the Lone Star Coastal Alliance calls nature and heritage tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities. ExploreLoneStarCoastal.com is meant as the online presence for establishing […]

Featured Itinerary – Big Slough Auto Tour at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Welcomes you to the Big Slough Auto Tour at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge   Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge There is parking at each tour stop so you can pull off to enjoy it. This 7-1/2 mile loop usually takes about 1-1/2 hours to drive. On this auto tour you will see […]

Latest Report from Destination Analysts

Update on American Travel in the Period of Coronavirus—Week of September 7th September 6, 2020/in Coronavirus /by Destination Analysts Over one-third of American travelers took a leisure trip in the Summer of COVID-19, with these trips providing a net increase in confidence that travel can be done safely right now. Meanwhile, based on American corporate workers anticipations, a […]