Trinity Bay Discovery Center Education Programs

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The Trinity Bay Discovery Center provides a variety of programs for students and families to experience the diverse beauty of Galveston Bay. Located on Trinity Bay, near Baytown, participants see the many ecosystems that makeup Galveston Bay.  Student groups can choose from many TEKS-aligned programs to customize their Galveston Bay experience.

 

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MENU:

  • Coastal Prairie Biodiversity
  • i-Spy Nature Walk
  • Land use and Human Impacts
  • Life of Litter
  • Marine Debris Solution
  • Microplastics
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Seining
  • Water Quality
  • Wingspan and Bird Observation

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HOW TO PREPARE:

When coming to programs at TBDC, please be prepared for fun activities that are sometimes dirty and wet. Below are suggestions on how to prepare so you can enjoy all that Galveston Bay has to offer.

Wear:

  • Comfortable, quick dry clothing that can get dirty (Please limit cotton)
  • Shoes that can get dirty and wet, and will stay on your feet. Please no sandals, slides, swim shoes, or boat shoes. Even Chacos and Keens can get lost in the mud. We recommend old tennis shoes that can be tied tight, or zip on wading booties.
  • Weather appropriate accessories (Rain gear, hats, jackets, etc.)

Bring:

  • WATER 2-3 bottles per person, per day
  • Snacks and/or Lunch (Bring reusable containers when possible)
  • Change of clothes and shoes
  • Towel
  • Plastic Bag for wet clothes

Leave:

  • Anything that cannot get wet (Phone, camera, electronic keys, jewelry)
  • Pets

DIRECTIONS:

From I-10 via TX-99 (Partial Toll Road)

  • Take I-10 East
  • Exit 799 for TX-99/Grand Parkway
  • Turn Left onto Fisher Road, turn left to stay on Fisher Road
  • Turn Right onto Tri-City Beach Road
  • Trinity Bay Discovery Center will be about 1 mile down the road, on the left

From I-10 via FM 3180

  • Take I-10 East
  • Exit 799 for TX-99/Grand Parkway
  • Turn Right onto FM 3180
  • Continue onto FM 2354/S Cotton Lake Road/Tri City Beach Road
  • From I-10, it is roughly 8 miles. TBDC will be on the left

From 146

  • Take 146 East
  • Exit Business-146 toward TX-99/Grand Parkway
  • Turn Right onto TX-99/Grand Parkway (Partial toll road)
  • Turn Right onto Fisher Road, turn left to stay on Fisher Road
  • Turn Right onto Tri-City Beach Road
  • Trinity Bay Discovery Center will be about 1 mile down the road, on the left