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TXGeneralLandOffice
Official Account for the Texas General Land Office
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Did you know that the GLO Archives & Records is host to tens-of-thousands of historical maps, millions of documents & several artifacts? This 4.5 pound cannonball was found on Alamo Plaza in 1875 & is believed to have been used by the Mexican Army during the Alamo Siege & Battle.
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TXGeneralLandOffice 6h
Great news for our coast. has awarded funding to two Tier 1 projects represented in the GLO’s Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan related to restoration & protection goals in the Bahia Grande Unit of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.
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Texas Adopt-A-Beach 24h
Did you know that the trash in our oceans that we see is only a portion of the amount of litter actually present? Almost 70% of trash that finds its way to the ocean sinks to the bottom, making it extremely difficult to remove.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Dec 1
The is an effective partner with , working with officials to improve drainage systems and infrastructure around the state.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 30
Today marks the end of a historic , but severe weather happens all year. Now is the time to stay prepared for future storms. Visit to learn more.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 28
If you approach a flooded road, path, or walkway follow this rule: Turn Around, Don’t Drown. Visit ’s for street conditions.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 26
Boone would like to wish all Texans a very safe and happy !
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 25
The GLO has rebuilt more than 2,250 homes for eligible Texans still needing help repairing from . Houston resident Cassandra Lewis & her family are home for the holidays thanks to GLO’s Homeowner Assistance Program. Find out more: .
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 24
Texas energy fuels our cars, our homes, and our economy. We sat down with Robert Hatter, the GLO's Deputy Director of Energy Resources to learn more about this important division and how it impacts Texans on a daily basis.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 23
Last week, our oil spill team partnered with & to host a vessel turn-in event, providing a safe way to dispose of derelict vessels & keeping harmful chemicals out of our oceans. A total of 83 boats were turned in, & 125 gallons of oily waste were removed.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 20
Thousands of families have been helped by the ’s housing programs, but we want to help thousands more. If you or someone you know is still recovering from , visit .
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 19
One of the most important jobs our oil spill team is tasked with is educating the community about when & how to report spills. This week, our team in Region 3 distributed these bags filled with information to local businesses to pass out to members of our coastal community.
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Galveston County TX Nov 16
Galveston County’s vessel turn in program is underway today. This program provides for safe and clean disposal of unwanted vessels. Thank you to the and for partnering with the County to make this free program possible!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 16
Our oil spill team is making progress removing derelict vessels prioritized by Senate Bill 500. Over the weekend, they removed the final vessels in Region 5, and are working on properly disposing of them before heading to Region 2 to start the process there. Great work, team!
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Texas VLB Nov 12
Our top priority in our Texas State Veterans homes is keeping our Veterans safe and healthy, and that goes for the construction of our homes as well. Congratulations to our team at the Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 11
Tune in now for 's Virtual Ceremony hosted by Commissioner George P. Bush:
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Texas VLB Nov 10
If you’re a teacher or parent looking to teach your kids more about the sacrifice that our Veterans have made, check out our downloadable coloring book. It’s a fun and educational activity for kids on Veterans Day. Check it out:
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Texas VLB Nov 10
Tomorrow, join us for a Virtual Ceremony hosted by VLB Chairman George P. Bush. Our Veterans have sacrificed everything for us, help us honor their sacrifice and pay tribute to their service. Tune in tomorrow at 12:00 pm:
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 10
Are you looking for a way to help your students or kids learn more about the sacrifices of our Veterans on ? Check out the VLB’s downloadable coloring book. You can download it here:
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TXGeneralLandOffice Nov 9
This Veterans Day, Commissioner Bush is hosting a virtual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor our nation’s heroes. He’ll be joined by retired Maj. Gen. Albert C. Zapanta, a decorated Vietnam Vet & current CEO/President of the . More information:
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