• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Logout|My Dashboard

Park Board needs to get a handle on seaweed problem - The Galveston County Daily News : Letters To Editor

September 21, 2014

Park Board needs to get a handle on seaweed problem

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

5 comments:

    You must be a subscribed user to comment on this story.

  • Beachykeen posted at 8:51 am on Sun, Aug 10, 2014.

    Beachykeen Posts: 9

    Exactly. The seaweed is free and helps the island. I don't see any loss of visitors here either. Our island is completely packed this summer. The tourists trash is more nasty than the seaweed.

     
  • Jarvo posted at 6:22 am on Sun, Aug 10, 2014.

    Jarvo Posts: 329

    From an economic point of view seaweed is bad, from an ecological point of view it's good.
    Which one normally wins out on this island. Just asking............

     
  • Bigjim posted at 11:42 am on Sat, Aug 9, 2014.

    Bigjim Posts: 440

    Elizabeth, Do You have any land next to You in Texas City. ,if so that would be a good place for it. Or we could let nature take care of it were it's at.

     
  • gecroix posted at 10:13 am on Sat, Aug 9, 2014.

    gecroix Posts: 3000

    What about the people living downwind of where the city just 'buys some land' and 'dumps' seaweed?
    [whistling]

     
  • IslandResident posted at 8:15 am on Sat, Aug 9, 2014.

    IslandResident Posts: 124

    We would have incredible dunes if the "seaweed" were not removed!
    This is nature - embrace it.
    What's next - don't like the seagulls, pelicans, etc?