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Educational EventThe Texas General Land Office works to raise awareness about the importance of the Texas coast through a program of public outreach and education.

star Experience the Texas Coast
The Texas Coastal Expo is the Texas General Land Office's annual showcase event celebrating the Texas coast. Free, family-friendly and open to the public, the Coastal Expo brings the experience of the Texas coast to you.  Learn More

star Putting it in print
From brochures to newsletters to calendars, the agency offers a wide array of publications and educational materials, all free and most available on this website. Learn More

star Educational programs
The Land Office conducts a host of educational programs for young and old alike.  These programs include classroom participation and lectures, hands-on workshops and other events targeted at raising awareness about the coast.

star Taking it to the streets
The Texas General Land Office Mobile Information Unit is used along the coast to provide direct, hands-on assistance to coastal residents on permitting and other issues.  The trailer is also used to provide recovery assistance after major hurricanes. Learn More

star Flora and Fauna
The Texas coastal region and wetland habitats are biologically diverse ecosystems home to various plants, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. With thousands of species inhabiting these locations, the  Land Office has compiled a list of some easily recognizable specimens to raise public awareness about the various flora and fauna our coasts and wetlands have to offer. Learn More