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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

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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Aided by Volunteers, Sweetwater Lake Restoration Project Nearing Completion

A recent trip to Galveston Bay Foundation’s Sweetwater Preserve was anything but a typical day in the office for a group of volunteers from Aramco Americas. Ties and sport coats were swapped out for Kelly green T-shirts and waders. No florescent lighting in this workspace, just abundant sunshine occasionally filtered by soft white clouds. The […]

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Naming Dolphins Has Added Meaning for Kemah Couple

“What do you give somebody who has everything?” asked Marian Cornelius. While searching for a gift with extra special meaning, Marian and her husband Austin came across a unique option: adopt a dolphin. “When we go out on our boat, seeing the dolphins in our backyard is really phenomenal,” Marian said. “So, we thought it […]

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Galveston Bay Water Monitoring Duo Up for the Test

  Dave Bulliner is a self-proclaimed “lab rat.” “I’m just like the little rats that run around in the lab,” he said with a smile. Bulliner’s passion for lab work goes back to his college days at Southern Illinois University. He was a student worker in the zoology department, tasked with maintaining the channel catfish […]

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Oyster Gardening a Growing Sensation on Tiki Island

There is a popular saying around the village of Tiki Island. “Spat is where it’s at,” exclaimed Patty White, an island resident and a volunteer with Galveston Bay Foundation’s Oyster Gardening Program. White, a retired math and science teacher, and her husband Don permanently relocated to Tiki Island six years ago. Shortly thereafter she was […]

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