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Bay Explorations

10:00a to 11:15a
Sun, September 15, 2019
(409) 737-1222

Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay. Sandy beach access to the calm waters of this seafood nursery abound with life!

Meet our naturalist guides at the newly renovated Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation before heading to the water's edge. We'll explore for about 75 minutes.

Group of people looking in grasses along the bay
Finding life on the bay.

Discover the salt marsh wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit Galveston Bay. Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance of FoGISP (Friends of Galveston Island State Park) volunteers.

What to bring:

  • Park permit on windshield of vehicle
  • Clothes & shoes to get wet (optional)
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars (for great wildlife viewing)
  • Park map

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