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Top 5 Species to See Now Before They Head North

Our winter guests are about to head north. Here are 5 species worth looking for.

FeatherFest Photo Contest: 2019 Week Two Winners Announced

Winners of the 2019 FeatherFest Photo Contest include a Reddish Egret having a bad hair day, a lucky Heron, and an unlucky fish.

FeatherFest Photo Contest: 2019 Week One Winners Announced

Prior to the annual Galveston FeatherFest, birders and photographers alike are encouraged to submit their photos for prizes.

Galveston Island Events April thru June 2019

With all of the festivals and events that take place in Galveston, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up! Here's a list of events taking place in the next few months:

Galveston Beach Parks Now Open

The time has come! Stewart Beach and East Beach's gates are now open for business. Hours, pricing and more can be found here.

Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Beaches, Historical Attractions

Spring break is right around the corner which means flocks of Texans will be saying goodbye to winter as they head to the beach. Galveston’s beach parks will open March 9, and that’s just the beginning of what visitors can experience on the island this season.

Sheepshead - The Fish With Human Teeth

The coming sunshine coincides with the annual abundance and excitement of fishing for Sheepshead, an often misunderstood and funny looking fish with teeth similar to humans.

Time to Freshen Up!

It.s that time of year. Adults of many bird species are molting from non-breeding plumage into breeding plumage, and juvenile birds are molting into adult plumage.

Rosenberg Treasure of the Month: March 2019 - Galveston's 1938 Mardi Gras Celebration

The theme of Galveston’s 1938 Mardi Gras was “A Court in Old England,” and it was described as “one of the most beautiful” Mardi Gras celebrations to date by the Galveston Daily News.

Beautify the Bucket Competition Returns

Artist Boat is hosting its 5th Beautify the Bucket Competition this spring. Individual, groups, and families can claim and paint a trash barrel destined for Galveston Beaches.