Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge wins Reach Award

LIBERTY, Deember 5, 2016 – The Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge received the Reach Award at the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Our Great Region Awards for its work in creating the From Crosswalks to Boardwalks initiative. The Reach Award honors a project which demonstrates exemplary public participation. Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge has worked with at least 300 volunteers with over 3,000 volunteer hours to create a hiking, biking, and paddling system designed to get people from the crosswalks of the City of the City of Liberty to the boardwalks of Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer, local and nationwide, have made the project possible by building trailheads, kiosks, benches, trails, and boardwalks during meaningful public service oriented projects. And they are still building more!

The Houston-Galveston Area Council created the Our Great Region Awards in order to recognize and congratulate the wealth of outstanding local projects in the arenas of transportation, environment, economic development, resiliency, housing, and healthy communities.

If you have any questions about Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge or the From Crosswalks to Boardwalks Initiative, please call the Refuge Office at 936/336-9786 or visit the Refuge Office at 601 FM 1011, Liberty, TX 77575. It is located across the street from the Sam Houston Regional Library.


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