Month: October 2019

Coastal Community Award Received

FlatsWorthy is proud to announce Chuck Naiser and the FlatsWorthy Community has received the Coastal Community Award from the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation. This award recognizes a person or organization who is dedicated to improving the community where we live. FlatsWorthy member and partner David Sikes has received the President’s Award. His 20+ years of…
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TPWD Magazine Feature

Pick up your copy of the October 2019 issue of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. In it, you will find FlatsWorthy featured. In this article you can read about what FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser has to say about our bays since Harvey. And learn a little about what you can do to help heal…
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Oysters in our Bays

The Rockport area is known for oyster harvesting, and it is coming back after Hurricane Harvey’s damaging effects. Our friends at the Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M are working to spread the word about oysters’ beneficial attributes. And they are backing up their message with action. The Oyster Reef Restoration program aims to ensure our…
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Empty Stringers Catch and Release Program

FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser recently had a chat with Empty Stringers Catch and Release Program founders Ernest Cisneros and Wayne Davis. Ernest is a guide out of South Padre and Wayne is a guide out of Port Mansfield and the owner of K Wigglers. They run Empty Stringers Catch and Release Program together. How long…
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Desal Plant Meeting Follow Up

FlatsWorthy hosted a Public Meeting on Wednesday, September 25th, about the proposed desalination plants at Harbor Island and Ingleside. Greg Stunz is the Endowed Chair for Fisheries and Ocean Health, Director of the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation, and Professor of Marine Biology at Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M…
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