East End Lagoon Nature Preserve Interactive Videos

Welcome to Galveston Island's East End Lagoon Nature Preserve!

The East End Lagoon Nature Park and Preserve (EEL) is located on Galveston Island, Texas. The EEL is a unique and valuable area spanning almost 700 acres of diverse habitat on the barrier island's east end.

pictured: Aerial view of the East End Lagoon Nature Preserve.

Birds of The East End Lagoon

In the Birds video, Matt Abernathy takes you down the trail to introduce native birds often spotted at the East End Lagoon and other island locations as well as migratory birds that visit the area in spring and fall. Three activity pages provide fun things that you can do at home or when you visit the trail.

Plants & Pollinators of the East End Lagoon

Learn about the Plants and Pollinators of the EEL while taking a virtual walk with Matt Abernathy as he introduces a sampling of the flowering plants and busy pollinators on the preserve trail. Three suggestions for related activities will add to your knowledge of local wildflowers and the industrious little creatures that pollinate them.

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