Category Archives: Current News

TCWP provides support for Aransas Pass resiliency plan

The City of Aransas Pass is a leader in coastal resiliency planning. After using the Coastal Resilience Index to identify weaknesses, the City has been working to develop a Coastal Resilience Plan to develop strategies for addressing the weaknesses over a 5 year period. Recently, TCWP’s Community Education and Risk Communication team reviewed and provided feedback in the development of this plan. TCWP is proud to be able to provide planning support to this unique and innovative project. Great job, Aransas Pass!  

Watershed Planning Internship

Time frame: Spring Semester 2016 ( January-May ) Location: Houston, TX The Texas Coastal Watershed Program (TCWP) will be hiring a graduate student intern for the 2016 spring semester. This is a great opportunity for working experience in watershed planning and community engagement. The intern will assist our office in developing the Highland Bayou Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) and other projects as needed. WPP tasks will involve writing, technical research, spreadsheet analysis, and summaries. Public outreach tasks will involve working with stakeholders and volunteers, event coordination, social media, website… Read More →

Floating Wetland Media Coverage Still Comes in Waves

Extra! Floating Wetlands Launch Day photos and press: Click the image to see photos of volunteers preparing and installing  floating wetland islands in a Clear Creek ISD campus stormwater pond. Thanks to Helle Brown, Texas Master Naturalist for being our photographer on the November 10 Launch Day! Preparations for the floating wetlands were covered in an excellent article by Galveston Daily News. Click the image to read the story.   Now showing: the floating wetlands on video: A video about the floating wetlands project at Clear Creek I.S.D’s… Read More →

Read about our NASA wetland in Change magazine


Secure your spot today!

Join us for the first ever Texas Coastal Citizen Planner (TCCP) training program. The Texas Coastal Citizen Planner is an eight-course program that covers trends and best practices concerning community planning and development, designed specifically for local and appointed officials. Classes begin on September 25, 2013 and will go through December 2013. Registration for this Program is now open. Visit the AgriLife Today article and the TCCP official website to learn more and register.  

TCWP has taken over the July Issue of Change Magazine!

  The July issue of Change, a Bay Area Houston magazine is focused on water and showcases several projects by TCWP staff and our local partners. Click on the image above to access the July edition. You could also gain access to the articles directly by clicking on the images .below.                 WaterSmart Park comes to League City                                        Rain Gardens  Oysters Ascending