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Galveston Bay Coastal Spine

Houston Audubon is committed to protecting our coastal sanctuaries, and we believe any major infrastructure project along the coast must incorporate a thorough study of ecological impact.

We have prepared a statement for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (see below) in response to its Coastal Study for a barrier system that runs 70 miles along the Upper Texas Coast, sometimes referred to as the Coastal Spine or Ike Dike.

Photos and links to help you understand the Coastal Spine project and concerns expressed by the environmental community.

  • Citgo
  • BP
  • Chevron Retiree Association
  • Land Sea & Sky
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation
  • Strabo Tours
  • Tropical Birding