Caption: Port Houston's M/V Sam Houston employees
Oysters are often thought of as small creatures, but rarely do they receive the recognition for the big impact they play in Galveston Bay and our local ecosystems. Port Houston teamed up with the Galveston Bay Foundation for the third annual Oyster Reef Restoration Project near Galveston’s Sweetwater Preserve July 22.
Port Houston generated more than 38 million tons of cargo in 2017, Chairman Janiece Longoria told attendees at the Houston East End Chamber’s Port Appreciation Day Expo and Luncheon July 25.
Port Houston welcomed more than 50 high school teachers from across the United States June 28 during the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's Planet Stewards workshop in Houston and Galveston.
Middle school students with The Village School- Pumps and Pipes STEAM Academy took a tour of Port Houston recently.
This spring, more than 155 students graduated through the port’s highly acclaimed maritime education program and Port Houston hosted several graduation dinners to recognize them.
Port Houston volunteers had their hands full (of cordgrass) this spring, as they partnered with the Galveston Bay Foundation on several environmental stewardship projects focused on beautifying and restoring the bay.
Port Houston continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to education, whether from inside the classroom, at the workplace and beyond. Port Houston strives to increase public awareness with students in the community regarding the port and its role in the local, regional, and national economy.