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State, foundation, eateries partner to build reef - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

September 30, 2014

State, foundation, eateries partner to build reef

Posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014 10:30 pm | Updated: 3:28 pm, Thu Jul 10, 2014.

KEMAH — Tourists won’t see it, but Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials hope a new oyster reef only a few feet from the Kemah Boardwalk will have a large impact.

Approximately 250 cubic yards — about 200 tons — of recycled oyster shell was dumped in about eight feet of water just east of the Kemah Boardwalk last week. 

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