Bringing The Bay To You!

  • March 24, 2020
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We’re bringing the Bay to you with digital content. If you need an educational lesson, our “At Home With The Bay” series features conservation videos and activities. And if you’re feeling anxious, our “Keep Your Stress At Bay” relaxation video series features calming scenes from the Bay. All of our content is listed below on this page. You can also join in on our events virtually! We celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day virtually on April 22nd and we held virtual Bay Day Festival on May 16th. We hope you can join us! Are there any other resources you’d like to see us provide during this time? We’d love to hear from you.


“At Home With The Bay” Virtual Field Trip Series

“At Home With The Bay” is a virtual series of engaging environmental education lessons taught by Galveston Bay Foundation’s staff. Lessons include a lab, conservation craft, talk with a Bay biologist and an activity of the week. Each lesson comes with an accompanying activity guide available for download here.

Oyster Virtual Field Trip

Wetlands Virtual Field Trip

Bay Biodiversity Virtual Field Trip

Microscopic Ecosystems Virtual Field Trip

Plankton Virtual Field Trip

If you participate in these lessons, we’d love to hear from you! Please fill out this survey about your experience.

Virtual Earth Day Celebration

We hosted a live virtual event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020. From learning about microplastics in the Bay to our staff’s Earth Day resolutions, check out the videos below for the full Earth Day experience.

Miss Earth USA Kickoff

Nurdle Nick

Sustainable Sasha

Bay Bob

Staff Earth Day Resolutions

“Keep Your Stress At Bay” Series

Meditation moment: Take some deep breaths and tune into these videos to keep your stress at Bay. Free apps for mindfulness resources: Headspace; Stop. Breath. Think.; Smiling Mind; Calm; Aura.

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Virtual Bay Day Festival 2020!

Our exhibitors provided educational videos of their exciting exhibits. Participants will learn about the importance of Galveston Bay in our everyday lives. The virtual festival features Bay animals, games and more.

Welcome to Bay Day Festival 2020!

Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center | Blue Crabs

Elequa | Safe Drinking Water

Back the Bay | Galveston Bay

Armand Bayou Nature Center | Terrapins and Sea Turtles

Galveston Bay Foundation | Oysters

Citizens Environmental Coalition | Youth Environmental Education

Moody Gardens | Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles

Laurel Sullivan Gold Award Girl Scout Project | Plastic Pollution

Exploration Green and Urban Land Institute | Green Space

Wildlife Revealed | Birds of Prey

Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center | Treating Injured Wildlife

Baytown Nature Center | Nature Hike

Kemah Aquarium | Snakes

Native Prairies Association of Texas | Wonders of Insects

Green Mountain Energy | Sun Club

Galveston Bay Foundation | Recycle, Compost, or Trash?

Houston Zoo | Texas Wetlands

Sea Center Texas | Touch Tank

Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network | Marine Mammal Rescue

Consulate General of Canada | International Migratory Birds

Texas A&M Sea Camp | Sea Camp Program

Texas Snakes and More | Snakes!

Ball High School | Get Hip To Habitat Program

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory | Local Birds

Miss Earth USA | Coastal Restoration & Sustainability

Oppe Elementary | Protecting the Bay

Galveston Bay Foundation | Eco-Storytime

Bayou City Waterkeeper | Urban Bayous & Watershed

Habitat Jaime | How to Make a Bug Catcher


“Conservation Tip of The Week” Series


Native Gardening

 We’re still working hard to protect the Bay!
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