Staff from Texas A&M's Gulf Center for Sea Turtle Research. uncover a clutch of eggs laid by a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle—the world’s rarest and most endangered sea turtle species—on a new beach near the corner of Seawall and 86th Street. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District’s beach renourishment project helped make the nesting possible. Since 2015, the Galveston District has partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees, the City of Galveston, and the Texas General Land Office in getting fresh sand to replenish Babe’s Beach. The partnership was part of an ongoing effort to maintain and protect Galveston’s beaches at no additional cost to local residents.

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