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COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

For additional information visit

http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

 

 

WERC-programs 

Education lies at the heart of the Wetlands Center's mission. The center currently offers day-long educational field trips for every fifth and seventh grader in the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District. The programs consist of indoor instruction at the Wetlands Center and outdoor, hands-on actiities at the nearby Baytown Nature Center.

Each summer "Wade Into Wetlands Summer Science Camp"  attracts students from grades one through ten for week-long, fun-filled learning experiences with offsite educational field trips. "Wetlands Winter Camp" is offered for students in grades one through three during winter break and "Swing Into Spring Break Camp"  is popular with students in grades four through six during the week-long break in March.

Other educational offerings include The "Wetlands Wagon" program taken to school, libraries, clubs and businesses to educate students and the public on the importance and preservation of wetlands.

"Gator Tales" for pre-school children and an accompanying adult is offered weekly during summer and winter seasons.

At the other end of the spectrum is "EPIC," the after-school service club for high school students with an interest in environmental conservation projects.

Children ages four through twelve love celebrating their birthdays at the Wetlands Center where they can learn about and interact with many of the live animals in the Craig Exhibit Hall. Two times are available on Saturdays.

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts may earn badges during Wetlands Center workshops tailored to their requirements.