Category: BLOG

Earth Day – Bay Day 2016

17th Annual Earth Day-Bay Day Event Held Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Heritage Park, Corpus Christi, Texas FREE Family Fun!  We’ve helped educate thousands on the importance of environmental stewardship and appreciation for our precious Coastal Bend natural resources – all while having loads of fun! Mayor Nelda Martinez, Honorary Chairperson of Earth Day Bay Day […]

March Coastal Issues Forum

Please join us as we host the March Coastal Issues Forum: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Solomon P. Ortiz Center 402 Harbor Dr, Corpus Christi, Texas “Corpus Christi Industrial Seawater Desalination Project” Frank Brogan, Registered Professional Engineer and Surveyor Bob Paulison, Executive Director of Port of Industries of Corpus Christi Mr. Frank Brogan and […]

Coastal Issues Forum Janurary Presentation

As you may know this year we started off the Coastal Issues Forum With a “State of the Port of Corpus Christi” presentation given by the Executive Director of the Port of Corpus Christi. If you did not have the pleasure of joining us to hear the presentation Mr. LaRue gave at January Coastal Issues […]

The Sustainability Revolution

The Bays Foundation’s featured speaker at the July 8 Coastal Issues Forum was Matthias Pastl, Head of Corporate Communications & PR, voestalpine Texas LLC.  The title of Matt’s presentation was, “Welcome to iron making of the 21st century – Learn more about voestalpine’s environmental stewardship and the green direct reduction plant.” According to Matt, it […]

May 2013: Mustang Island Geohazards Project by Dr. Jim Gibeaut

    At this CIF we discussed the North Padre and Mustang Island Geohazards Project, presented by Dr. Jim Gibeaut, PhD., Endowed Chair for Geospatial Sciences at the Harte Research Institute. The forum will be held at Del Mar College Center for Economic Development. Light snacks and refreshments provided.   Topic: Mustang Island Geohazards Project, […]

April 2013: Wildlife Diversity & Non-game Wildlife

    At April’s Coastal Issues Forum we discussed Wildlife Diversity & Non-game Wildlife. This topic will was presented by Mr. John Davis, Wildlife Diversity Program Director for Texas Parks & Wildlife, and Ms. Evelyn Merz, Conservation Chair of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club. See a copy of Ms. Merz’s presentation below […]

March 2013: Baffin Bay Water Quality and Fish Kills

    At March’s Coastal Issues Forum we discussed water quality and biological productivity issues in Baffin Bay. Speakers included Mr. Jace Tunnell, with the < a href="">Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, and Dr. Michael Wetz, PhD, with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. The Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program, Kleberg County and Coastal […]

February 2013: Port of Corpus Christi

    February’s Coastal Issue Forum featured a presentation and update on the Port of Corpus Christi from Mr. Frank Brogan, Managing Director.   Topic: Port of Corpus Christi Speaker: Mr. Frank Brogan, Managing Director. When: Monday, February 11, 2013 Where: Del Mar College Center for Economic Development (3209 S. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX), […]

CIF Archives 2013

    February – Port of Corpus Christi   March – Water Quality and Biological Productivity Issues in Baffin Bay.   April – Wildlife Diversity & Non-game Wildlife   May – Mustang Island Geohazards Project   June – M&G Proposal   July – Veostalpine Presentation   September – City Water Department   October – Texas […]

December 2012: Regional Parkway Feasibility Study

    December’s Coastal Issues Forum will be Monday, December 10th. We will be discussing the Regional Parkway Feasibility Study being conducted by the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the project if you missed one of the public meetings earlier this year.   Topic: Regional Parkway […]