Lavaca Bay

Winds of Change Kayak flotilla to support hunger striker against oil export dredging project

As shrimper Diane Wilson’s hunger strike nears three weeks, supporters to hold rally; kayak flotilla on Lavaca Bay in opposition to the Matagorda Ship Channel dredging and oil export project

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allows it to proceed, the proposed dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel for the sole purpose of enabling the export of crude oil from a new oil terminal proposed…

Texas Game Warden rescues young girl on raft in Lavaca Bay

LAVACA BAY, Texas- On Tuesday July 7, 2020, Texas Game Warden Ben Bailey was patrolling for water-safety enforcement on Lavaca Bay in Calhoun County. During this patrol, Game Warden Bailey responded to a call from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office…