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Wednesday | KIII

Free Admission This Weekend at Padre Island National Seashore

If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kiplinger Online

Cameron Huddleston

Looking for a spring getaway but short on cash? Consider visiting one of the nation's 401 national parks, which will waive admission fees April 19 and 20 for the start of National Park Week.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Rocky Mountain National Park

Tue Apr 08, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Birding In The National Parks: Where The Birds Are

Spring is an exciting time for both birds and birders across North America. The colorful songbirds are on their way back to their northern nesting grounds after spending a lazy winter in the tropics.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Gulf Islands National Seashore

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Padre Island National Seashore to reopen park beaches to vehicle traffic

Rachel Denny Clow/Caller-Times Oil response workers clean up oil from the beach near Bob Hall Pier on Monday, March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KIII

Beach Driving Temporarily Prohibited to Allow for Oil Cleanup

While the beach is still open to the public, as of Tuesday, officials at the Padre Island National Seashore are prohibiting driving on the beach while crews work to clean up oil that is washing to shore.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Kleberg County puts brakes on support for Padre Island land purchase by Nueces County

ROBLEDO/CALLER-TIMES Port of Corpus Christi Secretary Charlie Zahn , Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Chairman Greg Smith, and Nueces County Commissioner Joe McComb present a plan for the purchase more 3,688 acres of Padre Island to Kleberg County commissioners.

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Related Topix: Nueces County, TX, Kleberg County, TX, US National Parks

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KIII

General Land Office Leading Oil Spill Clean Up Efforts

The General Land Office is leading the clean up process from the Port Aransas jetties to the Padre Island National Seashore as oil and tar balls continue washing up on our shores.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, US National Parks

KIII

GLO Crews Continue Cleaning Up Tar Balls on Padre Island

Crews from the Texas General Land Office were out on Padre Island Monday cleaning up the tar balls that began showing up along the coastline over the weekend.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Chron

Funding found to save endangered turtles

A crowd watches as a Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling makes its way for the Gulf of Mexico after it was released at the Padre Island National Seashore's Malaquite Visitor Center in June.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Galveston, TX, Texas A&M University at Galveston

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