The Annual Big Thicket Day, hosted by the Big Thicket Association and the Big Thicket National Preserve, will be held at the Big Thicket National Preserve's Visitors Center from 10 am to 2 pm. This a FREE family friendly event.
The Big Thicket Association operates the "Ivory Bill", a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of cypress-lined backwater channels.
The Thicket of Diversity project is dedicated to biological field research in the Big Thicket National Preserve, coordinating activities of field biologists doing species inventory and research projects.