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If you are a reporter working on deadline, or would like to arrange an interview with Galveston Bay Foundation staff or board members, please contact: Claire Everett at ceverett@galvbay.org or 281 332 3381 x208

‘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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Annual Bay Day Festival Returns to Kemah Boardwalk on Saturday, May 14

The Galveston Bay Foundation’s annual Bay Day Festival will return to the Kemah Boardwalk on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is the first time the event will be held in-person since 2019. The festival was held virtually each of the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   This year’s […]

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Celebrate the Bay at Galveston Bay Foundation’s Virtual Bay Day Festival

    CONTACT: Claire Everett 832-536-2259 ceverett@galvbay.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Houston, TX – May 12, 2021 – On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Galveston Bay Foundation will virtually host its annual Bay Day Festival, a day of free fun activities and educational programming for kids and adults, focusing on the Galveston Bay ecosystem and ecology.  View the full […]

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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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