Come To The Gulf Coast!

By: Layla Phillips

Wildlife

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Bottlenose Dolphin

Blue Crab

Sheepshead Minnow

White-faced Ibis

Eastern Brown Pelican

Plants

Water Oak

Sugarberry

American elm

Prickly-pear Cactus

Gulf Cordgrass

Showy Evening Primrose

Activities

Kayaking

Swimming

Fishing

The Strand

The Battleship

San Jacinto Battleground

Moody Gardens

Pleasure Pier

Froberg's Farm

Historical Info

The 1900 Storm- The 1900 Storm was a hurricane that hit Galveston on September 8, 1900. It was devastating and killed about 6000 people.

The Battleship- The last battleship that was in both World War I and World War II.

The Battle of San Jacinto- One day in 1836 Texas troops attacked the Mexican army that had set up camp there. They shouted things like, "Remember the Alamo!" and "Remember Goliad!"

Climate

Average Rainfall- 40-60 inches per year
Most information from Texas Parks and Wildlife website. Information about the 1900 Storm is from a news report that was talking about the anniversary of the storm.