GLO Comm. Buckingham Announces Success of GLO’s 'Texas Coastal Roundup'



"I truly hope that events like this inspire others to chip in to devote their time & efforts to Coastal Preservation."

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – "The 2024 Texas Coastal Roundup's resounding success wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of all the organizations who showed up and participated" said Texas Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham. "Together, we created a unique opportunity for Texans to learn firsthand about our GLO activities and see how various groups protect our beautiful coastline – while having fun," Buckingham said, acknowledging the participating groups and individuals who, along the GLO Staff, held a tremendous day of events for the Corpus Christi Community.

he GLO, who participated in the education and outreach event.

An incredible 52 booths were set up on-site, and various activities and educational materials were offered to approximately 1,500 attendees. 
 
"As Land Commissioner – and someone who lived on the coast for over a decade – protecting and preserving our precious beaches is a duty I take seriously," said Commissioner Buckingham, "and I look forward to supporting the exciting future of this event.

"I truly hope that by conducting events like this, we inspire others to chip in and devote their time and efforts to coastal preservation."

 
There were educational booths from several coastal organizations where the community interacted with exciting displays, including:
  There was also live music performed by Laid Back Texas, food trucks, and fun kids' activities. 

The Texas Coastal Roundup occurred at the Great Lawn at Waters Edge Park in Corpus Christi, and educated Texans and their families about how the GLO works with coastal organizations to safeguard and conserve the Texas coast. 

Commissioner Buckingham told the crowd at the Great Lawn at Waters Edge Park in Corpus Christi just how crucial the GLO's role in coastal preservation is.


















 
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