What Is It?
A non-profit organization “protecting our Gulf Coast through land conservation and fun, educational, inspiring adventures that spark creativity, awareness, and action.”
Help out at regular volunteer workdays, assist with special events like World Oceans Day celebration, or volunteer in the office. Please contact Artist Boat for COVID-related updates.
Minimum Age to Volunteer
Varies. Workdays are from 9 to Noon.
Suitable for Groups of Volunteers?
Yes. Groups of volunteers are needed and welcome! Please contact Artist Boat for more information.
None; Artist Boat will provide any training needed.
WORKDAYS AT THE PRESERVE
Artist Boat hosts monthly Open Workdays at the Coastal Heritage Preserve, where interested volunteers can help restore the native coastal prairie ecosystem. Tasks can include planting native grasses, treating and removing invasive species, and working in the greenhouse and nursery. To RSVP, please contact the Habitat and Stewardship Program Manager.
MAILINGS AND OTHER OFFICE PROJECTS
“Want to volunteer but find the A/C more to your liking? Contact our Executive Assistant about opportunities to help in our office. From filing to mail outs and data management, there are plenty of ways to help the Artist Boat indoors.”
Volunteers can help with Artist Boat’s special events throughout the year, including the annual World Oceans Day Festival and the Chicken Shack Strut.
For more information, visit the Artist Boat volunteer page.
Galveston, Texas 77554
Galveston, Texas 77554
Examples of past Scout projects
Eagle: Kyle S. built and installed 8 heavy duty nursery tables in the Coastal Heritage Preserve Native Plant Nursery. (2020)
Eagle: Joshua D. raised funds for and built a Purple Martin House, 3 owl nesting boxes, and two swallow houses for the Coastal Heritage Preserve. (2020)
Eagle: Nikko A. rebuilt a tractor storage shed, giving it new roof and walls and other improvements. (2020)
Eagle: Scout purchased and installed 21 signs, for each gate and fence line at the Preserve. (2019)
Eagle: Corbin R. installed 5 new gated entrances to the Coastal Heritage Preserve and replaced 7 old gates. (2019)
Gold Award: Kyncee H. built 10 wildlife camera stands. (2019)
Eagle: Scout built a new shed in the corral. (2018)
Eagle: Scout painted fence posts purple throughout the Preserve. (2018)