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Big Thicket Association

Work 700 North St., suite 79 Beaumont TX 77701 Work Phone: (409) 790-5399 Website: Big Thicket Association Website
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Purpose: The Big Thicket Association’s mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the Big Thicket region, its natural resources and cultural history, for enjoyment and well-being of present and future generations through advocacy, education, and research.

Major Programs: Neches River Adventures – a three tiered program that conducts (Tier 1) outdoor classes, (Tier 2) public and (Tier 3) private eco-history tours aboard the Ivory Bill and on the Neches River. The project’s main focus is providing a free environmental education program to area schools. We give public tours every Saturday from March until November (fees apply). We are also available for Private Charters year around. All bookings are per registration by phone or online. Field Research Station – Available for groups, school, zoos, etc.…organizations that are interested outdoor activities or volunteering in the Big Thicket. Thicket of Diversity – Devoted to scientific research in the Big Thicket Region. Grants are available to researchers through the Thicket of Diversity.

Wendy J. Ledbetter., Executive Director

Tera Adler

Dr. Terrie C. Looney, Director Thicket of Diversity & Environmental Education

Kathy Smartt, Vice President

John Stafford, President

The CEC has a searchable, web-based version of the Environmental Resource Guide. You may also download older versions of the printed guide below.

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