BIB Campground Rehabilitation begins March 17, 2014
A project to repair the facilities and rebuild the eroded shoreline in the Bird Island Basin Campground will begin March 17, 2014. Minor disruptions in the immediate area may occur. Please note that none of the work should affect the use of the boat ramp.
North Beach is open, South Beach will open at 8 am 4/5/2014
The oil-covered materials on the beach have been removed, and clean-up is nearly complete. The North Beach portion of the park is open to driving as of 11:50 am on 4/4/2014. The South Beach portion will open to driving at 8 am on 4/5/2014.
Sea Turtle Research, Conservation, and Monitoring Partners
National Park Service (Padre Island National Seashore)
Shell Oil Company Foundation
HEART and Sea Turtle Restoration Project
University of Texas and ARK (Animal Rehabilitation Keep)
University of Charleston
University of Alabama
Texas A&M University
U.S. Coast Guard
Friends of Padre, Inc.
Procuraduria Federal de Proteccion al Ambiente (PROF EPA) Gobierno de Tamaulipas (SEDUE)
Secretaria de Media Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT), Comision Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP)
Camara Nacional de la Industria Pasquera (CANAIPES)
Secretaria de Obras Publicas Desarrollo Urbano y Ecologia (SOPDUE)
Zoologico de Tamaulipas
Did You Know?
Eighteen species of birds found at Padre Island National Seashore are state or federally listed as endangered, threatened, or a species of concern. More...