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Meet the most recent ‘young-of-the-year’ in Galveston Bay

  • August 11, 2022
  • Blog

The second quarter of the year is when we expect to meet the most new calves, and this year was no exception! So far, the Galveston Bay Dolphin Research Program has documented over a dozen young-of-the-year (YOYs) that belong to moms in their catalog. By May each year, we typically start seeing large mother/calf groups […]

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Oyster Gardening a Growing Sensation on Tiki Island

There is a popular saying around the village of Tiki Island. “Spat is where it’s at,” exclaimed Patty White, an island resident and a volunteer with Galveston Bay Foundation’s Oyster Gardening Program. White, a retired math and science teacher, and her husband Don permanently relocated to Tiki Island six years ago. Shortly thereafter she was […]

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‘Marsh Maniacs’ Plant More Than 15,000 Stems of Smooth Cordgrass

The Galveston Bay Foundation welcomed 120 “marsh maniacs” to the Bay on June 18 for Marsh Mania, the organization’s annual marsh grass planting event. Volunteers planted 15,400 stems of smooth cordgrass at three locations around the Galveston Bay system, restoring approximately 7 acres of wetland habitat in the process. “Planting marsh grass is hard work, […]

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Inaugural Houston Oyster & SeaFest to Benefit Oyster Shell Recycling & Habitation Restoration Efforts

The Galveston Bay Foundation announced plans for the inaugural Houston Oyster & SeaFest sponsored by Coca-Cola, which will be held Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. The festival will feature a variety of acclaimed restaurants from throughout the greater Houston area and will also […]

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Great.com interviews Galveston Bay Foundation About the Future of Galveston Bay

  Danielle Riberio from Great.com interviewed the Galveston Bay Foundation as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. Over the years, many habitats, from coastal marshes to […]

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