Wetland Restoration Program

How our wetlands came to be

Lissie and Beaumont gelogical formantion shown in blue along the channels of Galveston Bay. Upland areas inland are in a beige brown color. Lissie formations are inland between the Beaumont and Upland areas. River channel are also in beige.

Bird’s eye view of the Upper Gulf Coast of Texas. The Flat lying Beaumont and Lissie Geological Formations, laid down during past ice ages, are the location of Prairie potholes and marshes and coastal flatwood wetlands. (Redrawn from Doering, 1935)

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