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73 acres of valuable wetlands increase habitat restoration efforts in Dollar Bay

Media Contact: Claire Everett 832-536-2259 ceverett@galvbay.org (Kemah, TX – February 11, 2021) – Construction is underway to add 73 acres of wetland restoration and shoreline protection in Dollar Bay – Moses Lake. The joint conservation effort between Galveston Bay Foundation and local, state, and federal partners will add 47 marsh grass terraces of intertidal marsh […]

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40 acres of new oyster habitat created in first dual sanctuary and commercial harvest reef of its kind in Galveston Bay

Media Contacts: Claire Everett or Carson Sartain 832-536-2259 | 214-335-5836 ceverett@galvbay.org or carson.sartain@TNC.org (Houston, TX – January 27, 2021) – 40 acres of new oyster habitat were recently constructed in the Upper Galveston Bay/Trinity Bay area and it’s the first restoration project of its kind in Galveston Bay. The partnership project between conservation organizations Galveston […]

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Where to recycle Christmas trees in the Houston-Galveston area!

  • January 04, 2021
  • Blog

Sustainable Sasha here with Christmas tree recycling info for the community around Galveston Bay to keep these beloved trees out of the landfill! Many recycling centers and programs across the Houston-Galveston region have stepped up to help repurpose them into mulch, park landscaping materials, and more. You can also often get free mulch at recycling […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City

Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City (Kemah, TX – December 17, 2020) This week, Galveston Bay Foundation acquired 106 acres in Galveston County as part of its continued effort to protect coastal habitat through property acquisitions and conservation easements. The newly conserved property is directly adjacent to a planned […]

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Creating the next generation of environmental leaders

  • December 09, 2020
  • Blog

By Cindy Wilems, Director of Education Have you ever been inspired by a group of teenagers? I was recently when The Kinkaid School’s marine science classes joined Galveston Bay Foundation educators for part 2 of our Environmental Leadership virtual workshop. This workshop is a two-part series in which students learn how to be leaders for […]

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