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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 or 281 332 3381 x208

2023 Galveston Bay Report Card Released: Learn More About the Health of the Bay and How to Play Your Part

  • November 02, 2023
  • Blog

Houston, TX (November 2, 2023) – Today, Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) have released the 2023 Galveston Bay Report Card, an annual citizen-driven, scientific analysis of the health of Galveston Bay. The Galveston Bay Report Card looks at data and trends found in the Bay and surrounding watersheds, an area […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Protects Largest Remaining Natural Forest in La Porte, Texas

  • September 29, 2023
  • Blog

LA PORTE, TEXAS— The Galveston Bay Foundation has permanently protected a 106-acre property in La Porte, Texas known as Taylor Bayou Forest. The permanent protection of this property will protect local air quality, wildlife habitat, and open space. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded the acquisition with funds from a Department of Justice settlement […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation’s 24th Annual Marsh Mania Helped Restore Marsh Grass Ahead of National Estuaries Week

  • September 11, 2023
  • Blog

Marsh Mania is a nationally recognized, award-winning community-based marsh restoration event that has been a cornerstone of the Galveston Bay area since its inception in 1999. It is an initiative that has restored more than 213 acres of vital salt marsh habitat involving over 8,000 volunteers in its rich history. During this year’s 24th Annual […]

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Bike Around the Bay Raises More Than Half a Million Dollars for Work to Preserve The Bay, New Title Sponsor Announced

Media Contact: Anthony Oppermann Communications and Marketing Manager 832-536-2259 KEMAH, Texas – Oct. 27, 2022 – Bike Around the Bay, the annual two-day cycling event along the Upper Texas Coast, was held this past weekend and raised more than $500,000 in support of the Galveston Bay Foundation and its work to preserve and enhance […]

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Place-Based Education Program Brings the Environment to Students

Allison Baldwin knows many of the students at Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena likely will never have the opportunity to experience the wetlands around Galveston Bay. “We don’t have as ready access to the aquatic environment that a lot of the students down in Galveston do,” she said. The same can be said for […]

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