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A River's Look Back at Last Year
Posted on Jan 1st, 2014

 
A recap of Friends of the River San Bernard activities in 2013...
 
January
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • Update and photos of the closed river mouth
  • Directors and volunteers attend H-GAC Stakeholder meeting
  • Mouth Committee members attend USACE floodgate meeting 
  • Resolutions supporting reopening the mouth from Brazoria County Commissioners, Port Freeport and Senator Huffman
February
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • 8th annual FOR State of the River meeting held 
  • Spring newsletter “Current News” mailed to 1,200 addresses
  • Adopt-A-Highway cleans FM 2611
  • FOR hosts Tri-chamber open house at Community Center
  • 2012 Primeau Memorial Award given to Nancy Kanter
  • Update and photos of closed river mouth
  • FOR donates truckload of bottled water to Brazoria County Day in Austin
  • Mouth Committee attends river mouth meeting at Congressman Randy Weber’s LJ office
March
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • Environmental Committee members attend Brazoria County Petrochemical Council meeting
  • FOR members attend Brazoria County Day in Austin, Texas
  • Mouth Committee members attend Port Freeport meeting, resolution of support to reopen the mouth was received
  • FOR members attend Chevron Phillips/Phillips 66 Community Advisory Panel meeting in Old Ocean
  • FOR Ranger Committee presented two programs at Stephen F Austin Elementary and Sweeny Elementary Schools
  • 2nd annual FOR Easter Egg Hunt held at Community Center
  • Update and photo of closed river mouth
April
  • FOR has display at Migration Celebration, San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • Mouth Committee attends river mouth meeting at Congressman Randy Weber’s LJ office
  • FOR announces two new Directors, Tom Folger and Deanie King
  • San Bernard is mentioned in “Q” magazine and “Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways”
May
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • San Bernard article in April issue “Fish & Game”
  • 5th annual Men vs Women Fishing Tournament held
  • Annual River Cleanup held
  • Update and photo of closed river mouth
  • Announcement of 2013 FOR Scholarship Program winners
  • Eagle Scout Mark Stanford completes Eagle Scout Service Project at Community Center
June
  • Breakfast on the Bernard has a “double dog dare” breakfast
  • FOR “Taste Buds” judging team rates the No Name Festival cookoff
  • FOR members attend the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council meeting at Texas A&M University in Galveston
July
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • July 4th Boat Parade held
  • Texas Stream Team water quality testing on the river
  • Update with photo of closed river mouth
  • River Regatta Fundraiser progressive dinner held on the river
  • Mouth Committee attends river mouth meeting at Congressman Randy Weber’s LJ office
  • FOR receives Adopt-a-Highway award from TxDOT 
August
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • Inspection of river mouth with reps from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Congressman Ron Paul, Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept., Texas Dept. of Transportation, Port Freeport, City of Brazoria, Friends Of the River and concerned river residents
  • Fall newsletter “Current News” mailed to 1,200 addresses
  • Mouth Committee attends river mouth meeting at Congressman Randy Weber’s LJ office
September
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • FOR Annual Meeting and Election of Directors held
  • Adopt-a-Highway cleans FM 2611
  • FOR Directors attend RESTORE Act Workshop, Angleton
October
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • River Regatta Fundraiser held
  • Update and photo of closed river mouth
November
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • FOR members attend Chevron Phillips/Phillips 66 Community Advisory Panel meeting in Old Ocean
  • Update and photo of closed river mouth
December
  • Breakfast on the Bernard held on first Saturday of month
  • 27th annual Christmas Boat Parade & Home Decorating Contest
  • 2014 San Bernard Watershed Scholarship opportunity announced
  • 35 acres added to the FOR Natural Area Acquisition Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) conservation easement held by Wetlands America Trust, Inc.
 
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