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Support growing for coastal recreation area

GALVESTON - One more step has been taken to establish the long-envisioned Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area along the upper Texas Gulf Coast.<p>…

Can we enjoy and protect Galveston Bay?

Before his untimely death in 2015, architect and University of Houston professor Thomas Colbert dreamed of creating a storm surge protection system …

Proposal to unite Lone Star coastal lands could boost tourism, jobs

Tourism

A great gift for Texas

The $37.7 million purchase of the Powderhorn Ranch near Port O'Connor for use as a public park is a landmark development for the preservation of our …

Gulf Coast recreation area would benefit business, report shows - Houston Business Journal

A proposed recreation area on the Gulf Coast, known as the Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area, could potentially attract substantial tourism …

Coastal plan's not just fun and games

A Houston-area storm buffer. Better promotion of tourist destinations in our part of the Gulf Coast. Ecological preservation. And jobs to boot! …

NPCA Report Looks At Creating A National Recreation Area Along the Texas Coast Near Houston

Texas, which already features a national seashore, would benefit greatly in terms of economics and storm protection if a national recreation area …

Counties plan to turn Texas coast into tourist destination

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Local officials are hoping to transform the Texas coast into a major tourist destination area.<p>The Lone Star Coastal National Recreation …

King: We're taking baby steps on hurricane protection

After the disastrous Hurricane Rita evacuation, I served on two task forces that studied the threat posed by major storms to the Texas Gulf Coast and …

Extreme Weather

Four years after Ike, there's still no storm plan

GALVESTON - The six-county district formed after Hurricane Ike to protect the upper Texas Gulf Coast from a massive storm surge has stalled for lack …

A Natural Recreation Area for the Texas Coast

Technically, Hurricane Ike wasn’t a big storm—the 2008 tempest “only” had Category 2 force winds. And yet Ike did big storm damage. By the time it …