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Make a Difference the Port A Way

National Make a Difference Day National Make A Difference Day is an excellent reminder that each of us can make a difference in the world with even the simplest of actions—and even while we're on island time. Read below for a few ways you can make a difference in Port Aransas and help protect the…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Amos Rehabilitation Keep

Meet Alicia Walker, Program Coordinator at Amos Rehabilitation Keep Port Aransas is known for its wildlife—cute nesting turtles, jumping dolphins that play in boat wakes, some of the best birdwatching in the country—but Earth Day is the perfect time to dig a little deeper. Earth Day is all about…

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Plastic Free Earth Day in Port A

The less plastic the population uses, the less ends up in oceans and on beaches. That is a beautiful, utopian thought. But it seems like a daunting task and daunting tasks are often pushed to the side with the thought, "We’ll do it when we have time to truly devote to it." But that begs the…

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Keep Calm and Keep Port Aransas Beautiful

Between wide stretches of beach and an abundance of distinctive wildlife, it’s difficult to imagine anything more appealing than the natural beauty of Port Aransas. Preserving that beauty, however, requires that those who enjoy the environment also act as its protectors. Helping that process along…

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Whooping Cranes in Port Aransas

Whoop it up! Every winter Whooping Cranes make the long journey from northwestern Canada and central Wisconsin to winter along the Gulf Coast of Texas and a few other southeastern parts of the United States. Standing five feet tall and boasting a wingspan of 7.5 feet, they are quite a majestic…

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Resources & Latest News on Covid-19

RESOURCES & LATEST NEWS Travelers to Port Aransas– and all destinations – should continue to observe the health recommendations of national and local public health officials, as they plan to travel, when they travel, and when they are visiting any destination. Please take care of yourselves. We…

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