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SCENIC GALVESTON, Inc. (SG) is a community-based, all-volunteer habitat conservation service organization and Galveston Bay area land trust.

A significant byproduct of SG's nature preserve is the creation of a spectacular scenic marshland passage along both sides of the Interstate 45 transportation corridor leading to Galveston Island and the historic coast of Texas.

SG was formed in 1992 specifically to realize the dream of creating a high-visibility marsh preserve along the highway approach to Galveston Island.

To meet and extend this goal, SG has raised more than $10 million and, to date,
acquired approximately 3000 acres of emergent inter-tidal salt marsh and coastal prairie. Ongoing expansion is anticipated. (SG also owns one 20 acre wetland tract on the Island, along Harborside Drive.)
Inside this preserve complex, we have reconstructed and replanted more than 87 acres of wetland habitat, and we are in the process of restoring and enhancing 1500 acres of coastal prairie via invasive species suppression, replanting and other prairie restoration techniques. Join us!



Trash Bash
It's Trash Bash time again. Join us on Saturday, March 29, 2014 to help clean up SG's o'Quinn Corridor and Virginia Point preserve complex!
Please RSVP ahead of time by emailing or phoning a site coordinator direct. You can also expedite the onsite registration process by completing your registration form ahead of time.
Parking, registration and shuttles available at SG's Reitan Point. From Houston, take I-45 South to Exit 6. Continue on the frontage road to Reitan Point - look for the big, yellow Trash Bash sign and volunteers directing traffic.


Adopt-A-Beach Earth Day Celebration
Please join us at our next clean-up April 26, 2014.

The Texas Adopt-A-Beach Program, an all-volunteer effort, is dedicated to preserving and protecting Texas beaches. The program's success is due to the generous efforts of dedicated volunteer county coordinators, coastal community leaders, sponsors and citizens. Strong support from the private sector helps carry our message to Texans all across the state.

Check-in: Exit 6 off I-45 at Reitan Point
Evangeline Whorton, 979-234-2096, 409-744-7431, 409-789-4996 (cell)

For more information visit Adopt-A-Beach Program website.

contact us

The John M. O'Quinn I-45 Estuarial Corridor & Virginia Point Peninsula Preserve - Galveston County
20 Colony Park Circle
Galveston, TX 77551


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