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Latest Padre Island National Seashore Stories

2008-10-03 09:00:17

By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Padre Island National Seashore in Texas, the world's longest undeveloped barrier island, now looks as if people have been living - and dumping - on it for decades.

2008-06-14 15:00:13

Tracks thought to belong to a leatherback turtle have been found in South Padre Island, Texas, for the first time since the 1930s, a biologist says.

2006-02-05 15:37:56

A 9 1/2-mile-wide bay separates rural Willacy County from what surely must be paradise: Padre Island's isolated beaches, a nature retreat for bird watchers and what's considered some of the best sport-fishing in the country.


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