Areas of Interest
Scenic Galveson, Inc.
(and Friends of the I-45 Estuary)
20 Colony Park Circle
Evangeline Loessin Whorton, Chairman
Purpose Statement: The acquisition and restoration
of the 900+-acre saltmarsh estuary gateway surrounding Interstate-45 in
the wetlands corridor leading to Galveston Island.
Publications: Regular updates and project news to members and to estuary friends group. An Estuary Alerts email list for individuals interested in our wetlands projects.
Major Events: Wetlands Plant/Bird/Water Quality Monitoring; Wetlands Planting Days, spring-fall weekends, various tracts; Estuary Cleanup & Work Days, quarterly (April & Sept. Cleanups with TGLO Adopt-a-Beach).
Children's Activities: Developing a "Little
Peoples" marsh off the I-45 corridor adjacent to the east of the
Santa Fe overpass bridge.
Volunteer Opportunities: Estuary work days; students, birding groups and other interested visitors always welcome.