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Beach Paint Party 1:00 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach! Uncover a new way to be inspired by nature! Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa. All art supplies ready and available for use. Fun for the whole family! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where: We will meet at the day use beach, near the boardwalk, for spectacular views and a quick art lesson. In case of inclement weather, please check with park headquarters. Who: Park Ranger Lisa Reznicek is inviting everyone to joinRead More →
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Turtle Patrol 6:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Turtle Patrol Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike. During the warm nesting season, park rangers conserve habitat, eliminate trash, and patrol the beaches for critters. We want you to help our endangered sea turtles and join us. You can become a citizen scientist, and help the park to understand more about the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, an endangered species that nests Galveston Island State Park. We will take a stroll down the beach and explore ways to help the environment. We will meet at the day use picnic area and begin a short hike down the beach and through the dunes, patrolling forRead More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP 3:00 pm
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Daytime star gazing activities! Take a break from the heat of the afternoon and come by to chill out and quench your thirst for solar knowledge with this family-friendly nature study. Each day and night, the Earth’s closest star emits life-giving energy, creates time, and keeps our world spinning. We’re celebrating the Sun with some easy solar printing, creating shadow clocks, and viewing the spectacle of this heavenly body. Join Ranger Lisa at the Nature Center for some cool afternoon air conditioning, solar science activities, and a safe glimpse at the nearest star. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What to bring: • Must have receivedRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Beach Paint Party 10:00 am
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach! Uncover a new way to be inspired by nature! Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa. All art supplies ready and available for use. Fun for the whole family! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where: We will meet at the day use beach, near the boardwalk, for spectacular views and a quick art lesson. In case of inclement weather, please check with park headquarters. Who: Park Ranger Lisa Reznicek is inviting everyone to joinRead More →
Beach Paint Party 1:00 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach! Uncover a new way to be inspired by nature! Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa. All art supplies ready and available for use. Fun for the whole family! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where: We will meet at the day use beach, near the boardwalk, for spectacular views and a quick art lesson. In case of inclement weather, please check with park headquarters. Who: Park Ranger Lisa Reznicek is inviting everyone to joinRead More →
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Turtle Patrol 6:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Turtle Patrol Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike. During the warm nesting season, park rangers conserve habitat, eliminate trash, and patrol the beaches for critters. We want you to help our endangered sea turtles and join us. You can become a citizen scientist, and help the park to understand more about the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, an endangered species that nests Galveston Island State Park. We will take a stroll down the beach and explore ways to help the environment. We will meet at the day use picnic area and begin a short hike down the beach and through the dunes, patrolling forRead More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP 1:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop We’ll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure. Learn how to find hidden treasure within the park and around the globe with this short, activity-based program about geocaching. “Geo” = Earth, “cache” = something hidden, like treasure or supplies. ***Please notify Ranger Lisa if you have a group larger than 15 people to schedule a private event when available. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Great for scouts and youth groups. Join us for a special program at the Nature Center, where we’ll use GPS units, learn about low-cost alternatives, and ways to get kids excited aboutRead More →
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP 3:00 pm
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Star Party (Sun Fun!) at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Daytime star gazing activities! Take a break from the heat of the afternoon and come by to chill out and quench your thirst for solar knowledge with this family-friendly nature study. Each day and night, the Earth’s closest star emits life-giving energy, creates time, and keeps our world spinning. We’re celebrating the Sun with some easy solar printing, creating shadow clocks, and viewing the spectacle of this heavenly body. Join Ranger Lisa at the Nature Center for some cool afternoon air conditioning, solar science activities, and a safe glimpse at the nearest star. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What to bring: • Must have receivedRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Turtle Patrol 6:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Turtle Patrol @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Turtle Patrol Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike. During the warm nesting season, park rangers conserve habitat, eliminate trash, and patrol the beaches for critters. We want you to help our endangered sea turtles and join us. You can become a citizen scientist, and help the park to understand more about the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, an endangered species that nests Galveston Island State Park. We will take a stroll down the beach and explore ways to help the environment. We will meet at the day use picnic area and begin a short hike down the beach and through the dunes, patrolling forRead More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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