Help the Environment and Galveston Bay by Enrolling in EcoShare!

GBF is pleased to be a beneficiary in the Reliant EcoShare Program, a way that Texans can support the Galveston Bay Foundation and offset their own carbon production at the same time. Reliant and EarthShare of Texas have launched a program that allows Reliant customers to help reduce their carbon footprints through the purchase of carbon offsets. And for each […]

Speak up for Water Needs of Wildlife

There are few things that have a greater impact on our bayous, rivers, bays, fish and wildlife than how we choose to supply and manage water for human purposes. There’s still time to speak up for water needs of fish and wildlife during the public comment of the Regional Water Planning process to ensure water […]

Hit Us with Your Best Shots!

Have Your Images Showcased in the Galveston Bay Report Card Attention Shutterbugs: The Galveston Bay Foundation needs your help! We are looking for great images of Galveston Bay to be used in the Galveston Bay Report Card. Your photographs could be featured online or in print, and will help us educate and inform others in […]

Calling All Lady Anglers!

Join us for the 3rd annual Ladies Casting for Conservation which will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Stingaree Restaurant and Marina in Crystal Beach, TX! This unique event brings together fishing enthusiasts while helping protect Galveston Bay’s natural resources.

Report Galveston Bay Pollution with GBAN

Truly be the eyes on your bay! GBF announces the launch of the Galveston Bay Action Network pollution reporting app (available on If pollution is found, fill out a report online! Galveston Bay Foundation has recently launched the Galveston Bay Action Network (GBAN) mobile app. GBAN is a pollution reporting and monitoring app that […]

Seafood Consumption Signs Aim to Educate Public

GBF completed the second phase of the Galveston Bay Seafood Advisory Education Campaign, a project funded through the Texas Coastal Management Program. The purpose of campaign is to educate Galveston Bay area fishermen and crabbers about the risks of consumption of seafood contaminated with toxic substances through the placement of English- and Spanish-language warning signs. […]

Galveston Bay Foundation Continues to Monitor Chemical Spill in Galveston Bay

3/12/2015 10:45 a.m. UPDATE Update: The Houston Ship Channel has reopened this morning after the damaged chemical tanker was able to be safely moved to Barbour’s Cut turning basin. Extensive air and water monitoring still show no concern to human health. There have been no reports of affected wildlife, but GBF will remain in close […]

GBF’s 2014 Accomplishments

With help from you Galveston Bay is a healthier, more enjoyable place today. Your support in 2014 made positive changes in the bay and in the lives of those who depend on it. Here are some of the impacts that you have made: Advocacy Advocated for more meaningful water conservation goals in the City of Houston […]

A Christmas Recipe for You

Redfish on the Half-Shell From GBF Staff Ingredients 4 redfish fillets, skin and scales remaining, fully boned Cajun seasoning Olive oil Butter, softened Crabmeat Sauce, recipe follows Directions Heat grill to medium-high. Place the fish fillets flesh-side down on a tray. Liberally brush the scales with oil to keep from sticking to the grill. Turn […]

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region

GBF and Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation Releases Landmark Vision Report Setting Conservation Priorities Following Deepwater Horizon Disaster. The Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation, a program of the Land Trust Alliance that GBF is a member of,  announced today the release of “A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region.” This […]