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Memories of High Island

For my second expedition to Texas in 2021, I stayed five and a half months (2020-12-27 to 2021-05-13). I started in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and Big Bend before gravitating to the Lower Rio Grande Valley in mid-January. During the next six weeks I toured the valley, discovering as many hot-spots as I could. The … Read more

2021-03-06 High Island Rookery

I left Galveston on Thursday (2021-03-04) and crossed the bay by ferry on a 2½ mile passage to the Bolivar Peninsula. Back on Terra Firma, I drove 28 miles to High Island. Rising 25 feet above the flat coastal prairie on the peninsula, the force of a large salt dome doom deep below the surface, … Read more