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  1. Goat's-foot morning glory in a dune field at Padre Island National SeashoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Valley Morning Star

    The popular beaches accessed through Corpus Christi have been mostly closed for the past week due to high tides and crashing surf that was overwashing the beach.

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  2. Coastal bend sees some of the effects of Hurricane Nate Read Story Taylor AlanisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | KIII

    It may not feel like it, but here in the coastal bend we are seeing some of the effects of Hurricane Nate on our local beaches. And now the national park service is closing part of the padre island national seashore to drivers because of high tides.

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  3. High tide on South Beach, Padre IslandRead the original story

    Friday Oct 6 | MySanAntonio.com

    Padre Island National Seashore shared this vidoe of high tide on South Beach taken at 3 pm on October 4, 2017.

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    Wednesday Oct 4 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The National Park Service has closed both the North and South beaches at the Padre Island National Seashore to driving due to high water.

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  5. Bird Island Basin boat ramp to close for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Bird Island Basin boat ramp at the Padre Island National Seashore is scheduled to be closed on October 4 and 5 for emergency repairs. PINS announced the closure today, stating that damage caused by Hurricane Harvey was severe enough to undercut the ramp, causing it to break off, creating a three-foot drop.

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  6. Free entry to PINS on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Entry to the Padre Island National Seashore will be free on Saturday, September 30, in celebration of National Public Lands Day. According to the National Park Service entrance fees to all National Public Lands will be waived on Saturday, along with commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

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  7. Texas man drowns after rescuing teenage daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... he jumped off a dock and didn't come back up. Julianne "Julie" Elizabeth Shaw, 59, drowned on Padre Island National Seashore on July 2, 2017, officials said. Shaw was administrative assistant at a Robert E. Lee High School's STEM program and ...

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  8. Fewer sites at Saturday's Adopt-A-Beach CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... by the observation tower Contact: Letty Couch - 361-522-9861 [email protected] Padre Island National Seashore Check-in: Malaquite Visitor Center, 20420 Park Rd 22 Contact: William "Buzz" Botts - 361-949-8068 or 361-949-8069 ...

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  9. Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | NBC Dallas

    ... said Donna Shaver, National Park Service Division Chief of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery at Padre Island National Seashore. Since April, beach patrols have discovered a record 353 Kemp's Ridley nests in Texas, including 219 at Padre Island ...

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  10. Body found Sunday identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | KIII

    The Kenedy County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman whose body was found Sunday morning at the Padre Island National Seashore as 49-year-old Maria Lockwood of San Antonio.

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    Sep 18, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Brooks County Sheriff's Department has released the identity of the woman whose body was found at the Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday. Maria Lockwood, 49, from San Antonio was reported missing at around 10:30 p.m. on September 16. Her body was found in the water, approximately 32 miles south of the ranger station, at about 9:15 the following morning.

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  12. Body of missing person found on Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    Padre Island National Seashore received minimal damage after Hurricane Harvey, spokesman Patrick Gamman said, but colorful, rare seashells and crabs have washed ashore. FILE - Padre Island National Seashore received minimal damage after Hurricane Harvey, spokesman Patrick Gamman said, but colorful, rare seashells and crabs have washed ashore.

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  13. Investigators say missing woman most likely drowned Read Story Madeleine DartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | KIII

    The search for a person who went missing on Saturday night ended on Padre Island National Seashore Sunday morning. Kiii Reporter Madeleine Dart reports.

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  14. Body found on Padre Island Read Story Kens5.com StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | KCEN

    The body of a missing person was found on Padre Island Sunday, according to a press release by the Padre Island National Seashore. Rangers initiated a search of the area and found a body on the beach around 9:15 a.m Sunday.

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    Sep 13, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Padre Island National Seashore is a popular tourist destination in the Coastal Bend and in order to provide updated amenities for visitors, the park is proposing a fee increase. "the money from camping, entrance and boat ramp fees is used to improve facilities, infrastructure and visitor services," PINS Superintendent Mark Spier said.

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  16. Before/after photos from Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    "We thought you might want to see what kind of dune erosion happened on Malaquite Beach from Hurricane Harvey," a post on the Padre Island National Seashore reads.

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  17. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is shown on June 29, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Malaquite Beach is located near the visitors center at the Padre Island National Seashore, which includes a camping area, small store, restrooms and showers.

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  18. Hurricane Harvey inches toward Texas, NHC warns of life-threatening floodingRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... heights of 6 to 12 feet above ground level at the coast between the north entrance of the Padre Island National Seashore and Sargent. For a depiction of areas at risk, see the Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic at hurricanes.gov. Due to the slow ...

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  19. Hurricane Harvey Forecast Discussion Number 22Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | National Hurricane Center

    ... heights of 6 to 12 feet above ground level at the coast between the north entrance of the Padre Island National Seashore and Sargent. For a depiction of areas at risk, see the Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic at hurricanes.gov. Due to the slow ...

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  20. Hurricane Harvey Forecast Discussion Number 20Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | National Hurricane Center

    ... heights of 6 to 12 feet above ground level at the coast between the north entrance of the Padre Island National Seashore and Sargent. For a depiction of areas at risk, see the Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic at hurricanes.gov. 3. Devastating and ...

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