Bringing The Bay To You!
- March 24, 2020
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
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.
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
MD Anderson Cancer Center | Sponsor Spot
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