Galveston State Park

Mark Your Calendars: Nature Walk-About, January 19th, 2019

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Save The Date:

January 19th, 2019: Galveston Island State Park

Save the date for this fun Nature Walk-About! Start the new year with some beautiful nature and family-friendly fun outdoor activities. The Nature Walk-About will be held at the Galveston Island State Park on the bay side of FM 3005, near 13-mile road. The total distance for this walk will be about 3.5 miles and the surfaces will be mostly trails plus some pavement.

Learn about the coastal prairie: How big is it? Is it growing or vanishing? Learn about its fresh water ponds and the critters that use them – you might be surprised! What role does fire play in the health of our coastal prairie? Throw seed balls to help restore the coastal prairie. Get your Coastal Prairie Passport stamped at each stop. Experience the coastal prairie’s awesome stillness and beauty. Plus, Lots of Fun Activities for all ages!

This event is sponsored by Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FOGISP), an NPO consisting entirely of volunteers, who help with the preservation and enhancement of the park’s natural environment. Our goal is to provide enriching experiences and educational programs, improve park facilities, and protect its wildlife and its unique ecosystems.

A light breakfast will be served at 8:15am. There is no registration fee, but people who want a “free” T-shirt must include with their registration a minimum donation of $10 to “FOGISP.” Park entry fees are waived for the morning of the event.

For more information call Walk-About Director, Dave Bary at (409)370-7107 or to register go to fogisp.wordpress.com/walkabout.

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