The City of Cuero will host the 2020 Fall Cleanup Week Monday through Saturday at 1315 E. Broadway St.
Seventy-three volunteers who participated in the San Antonio Bay Partnership’s bay cleanup managed to rid 4.6 tons of trash from 19 miles of shoreline in half a day, according to a recap report from the organization.
More than 1.4 million plastic pellets have been collected in U.S. waterways since the citizen-led Nurdle Patrol project started in 2018.
Buyout programs underway in the City of Victoria and Victoria County were as relevant as ever on Monday, as Tropical Storm Beta caused concerns of flooding throughout the region.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Victoria office, 2805 N. Navarro St. will reopen Monday, according to a news release from the department.
Dry conditions continue to make rural parts of the Crossroads vulnerable to wildfires, though an incoming cold front could bring much needed moisture.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season does not statistically peak until Sept. 10, but is already on pace to be one of the more hyperactive on record.
The city of Port Lavaca is asking residents to continue to boil water. A notice was issued to boil water after a water line broke Monday evening, causing water pressure in distribution lines to drop.
It’s not a rare sight to see a truck traveling down the long road toward Victoria’s landfill with pieces of trash flying out of the bed.
Hundreds of volunteers take to the beaches every year for the Texas General Land Office’s statewide Adopt-A-Beach cleanup, but no such initiative exists for remote bay shorelines and beaches – where trash can pose threats to wildlife and clutters pristine environments.
The City of Victoria Environmental Services soon will launch a campaign educating residents that starting Sept. 1, anyone transporting garbage in a truck or trailer must secure their trash using a tarp, or they could face fines or citations.
The Texas Department of Agriculture is urging people to take precaution if they receive an unexpected package of seeds, especially if it is postmarked from the state owned Chinese postal service China Post.
Personal recreational red snapper season will close in federal waters at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 3, the Texas Department of Wildlife and Parks announced on Thursday.
Pregnant women living near high volumes of oil and natural gas flaring are 50% more likely to experience premature births than those with no exposure, according to a recent analysis of births in the South Texas Eagle Ford Shale.
Beaches along the Texas coast were mostly free of tourists when stay-at-home orders went into effect in March to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Union Carbide Corp. was hit with a $600,000 penalty for failure to prevent unauthorized, excessive emissions at its Seadrift facility, according to a settlement approved at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s last commissioners meeting.
Some of Miranda Zepeda’s most cherished memories from growing up in Victoria include walking along the duck pond at Riverside Park.
Texas’ wintering whooping crane population did not experience a detectable growth last winter, but the endangered birds did expand into new territories.
The fast approaching Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be busier than usual, according to an outlook released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and stakeholders have developed a plan to improve water quality in the upper half of Carancahua Bay.
A Goliad County couple reached an understanding with state transportation officials to preserve live oak trees near their property.
As Spirit and Carmen prowl through the grass, slyly eyeing a 9-pound deer leg, they remain vigilant, choosing not to pounce on their food until long after the nearby humans are gone.
Formosa’s Point Comfort facility is the subject of a documentary in the new season of Netflix’s “Dirty Money,” premiering worldwide Wednesday.
Coastal fisheries staff with Texas Parks and Wildlife will be in Port Lavaca Tuesday evening to get input on proposed changes to saltwater fishing regulations.
PLACEDO – Kathy Moses sat in the volunteer fire department on a recent morning, grasping a plastic water bottle with both hands.
SEADRIFT – John Pistone and RJ Shelly scanned the shoreline for abandoned crab traps Monday morning on a mirror-slick upper Hynes Bay.
Texas will soon have its own stake in the U.S. multimillion dollar oyster farming industry, and residents are eager to get the program started along the coastline – where the critical species is in alarming decline.
AUSTWELL – Tourists flock to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge during the winter to catch a glimpse of the whooping cranes, but this year a nesting pair of bald eagles is also drawing bird lovers in.
The state found Union Carbide Corporation’s Seadrift facility in violation of its discharge permits for letting plastic pellets and other solids seep into the Victoria Barge Canal.
Oysters do a lot for the Texas Coast – filter water, provide storm protection, sequester carbon and make for good eating, but the reefs are continuously disappearing.
Wendy Gordon did not shy away from one of the most politicized words in modern politics on Wednesday afternoon at the University of Houston — Victoria North building, where she kicked off a conversation about coastal resiliency.
The state fined the Placedo water district $1,544 Wednesday for failing to collect samples to test for lead and copper, comply with additional sampling requirements and deliver a Consumer Confidence Report to customers.
POINT COMFORT – Gusts reached up to 37 mph early Friday when environmental activists who recently made headlines across the U.S. unloaded kayaks on the side of SH35 by Formosa Outfall 006.
Wind carried the sharp smell of pine throughout the Renken’s Nursery parking lot Wednesday afternoon as Anabel Mondolfi tied down 17 Christmas trees to her flatbed trailer.
The Victoria Office of Emergency Management is hosting the National Weather Service-Corpus Christi in February for a Skywarn Storm Spotter training as part of the office’s 2020 training series.
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