One Hour Boat Cruises

Students will learn about the historical and ecological importance of the Big Thicket. They will experience plants and animals associated with the Big Thicket and Neches River as they travel up one of the many bayous associated with the Cypress/Tupelo Swamp. "The Ivory Bill" is a 45’ fully shaded pontoon boat with a restroom. The curriculum for this boat will highlight objectives of the essential elements as described by the Texas Education Agency.

Total Time Allotted: 45 minutes to one hour

Departure Point: Colliers Ferry Park

Grade Levels Accepted: Pre-K through Grade 3


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