Join us in the temperate
climate and relaxed atmosphere that typify Galveston.
Turn back the clock as you survey one of Texas' most
historic port cities including the "New Orleans-like"
Strand Historic District and examples of charming
Victorian architecture. Relive the era of Jean Lafitte
the legendary pirate! Explore the island's diverse
environments of beach, salt marsh & gulf waters. Field
trips include species identification of estuarine
species aboard a research vessel, seining, beachcombing
and birding on the coast, city studies and Moody
Gardens-a 10-story tropical rainforest and aquariums.
Learn about the species inhabiting the Gulf, such as
bottlenose dolphins, estuarine birds, and the endangered
Ridley Sea Turtles.