Category Archives: Conservation/The Environment

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SAN BERNARD TO GET BP FUNDS TO REOPEN RIVER?

September 5, 2013 For immediate release. Please announce the following event: San Bernard Re-opening RESTORE Act Funding Workshop Dr. Juan Moya will host a short grant writing workshop dealing with the federal RESTORE Act concerning the B.P. Oil Spill fines … Continue reading

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MORE BAD NEWS FROM THE SAN BERNARD!

FROM ROY AND JAN EDWARDS, of www.sanbernardtx.com. Mike – fyi Well, Roy and I just completed our water quality testing for the lower San Bernard River this morning and had some distressing results. The salinity (ocean water is 35 ppt) … Continue reading

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River’s End Fire Dept. Fundraiser

River’s End Volunteer Fire Department Cooks The tenth annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cook-off fund raiser will be held May 3 – 4, 2013 at 12070 F.M. 2918. R.E.V.F.D. invites the public to come down for the food … Continue reading

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FIFTH ANNUAL “BATTLE ON THE BERNARD” TUG OF WAR SCHEDULED

For immediate release. Please announce the following not-for-profit event: 5th Annual Battle On the Bernard Returning For Heart “Tugging” Fun The Battle On the Bernard (B.O.B.), a friendly tug of war competition brought to you by the West of the … Continue reading

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PORT OF FREEPORT COMMISSION SUPPORTS RE-OPENING OF SAN BERNARD

The Port of Freeport Commission was scheduled to adopt a resolution in favor of re-opening the mouth of the San Bernard River in a meeting March 14. The silting shut of the mouth causes the river to re-route itself and … Continue reading

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TEXAS ARTIFICIAL REEFS LAUNCH NEW WEBSITE, FACEBOOK PAGE

TPWD News Release Deep Yet Silent No Longer: Texas Artificial Reefs Launch New Website, Facebook Page For more than thirty years, the Texas Artificial Reef program has generally run silent and deep – deep in its positive impact on marine … Continue reading

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BATTLE ON THE BERNARD TUG ‘O WAR!

AN EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE SAN BERNARD RIVER February 20, 2013 For immediate release. Please announce the following not-for-profit event: 5th Annual Battle On the Bernard Returning For Heart “Tugging” Fun The Battle On the Bernard (B.O.B.), a … Continue reading

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SAN BERNARD RESOLUTION RESCHEDULED

Note: The resolution for dredging the mouth of the San Bernard was bumped from the last Brazoria County commissioner’s Court meeting for time. FYI – the same Resolution supporting the re-opening of the San Bernard River Mouth that was pulled … Continue reading

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TRAFFIC ON THE ICW: BRAZOS RIVER FLOODGATES AND COLORADO RIVER LOCKS

Roy and Jan Edwards attended a meeting in Bay City on 1/29/2013 held by the US Army Corps of Engineers regarding traffic through the gates on the Brazos and Colorado River. It has been decided that future traffic through the … Continue reading

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HELP FOR THE SAN BERNARD?

On January 22, 2013, at 9 AM, Brazoria County Commissioner’s Court will consider the following resolution concerning re-dredging the mouth of the San Bernard River: RESOLUTION WHEREAS, Studies performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined the closing of … Continue reading

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