Port Houston employees teamed up with Galveston Bay Foundation to host one of our largest environmental cleanup events of the year. Despite having to reschedule the original event due to Tropical Storm Florence, more than 100 volunteers showed up at Morgan’s Point to lend a helping hand, collecting 2,174 pounds of trash and recyclables from the beach and surrounding areas.
More than 80 volunteers, comprised of Port Houston team members, their friends and family, helped share in the spirit of Thanksgiving by preparing and delivering meals to local families in need Nov. 22.
Port Houston employees joined dozens of fellow canoe and kayak enthusiasts for the annual Greens Bayou Regatta, a 7.5 mile paddle race held Oct. 6. The event focuses on combining recreation, stewardship and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou.
Port Houston teamed up with the Hermann Park Conservancy to host more than 670 riders and 100 volunteers at the fifth annual "Park to Port" Bike Ride, which was held Oct. 6.
Port Houston participated at the inaugural Hook Line and Sinker Fishing Tournament, hosted by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce in July.
Port Houston partnered with the Houston Food Bank on a new community project called Keegan’s Kitchen Aug. 30, providing a total of 5,500 prepared meals to the Houston region.
The Greater Houston Port Bureau named Shell as its 2018 honoree during the organization’s annual maritime dinner Aug. 18.
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.