Meet GBF’s 2018 Summer Interns!

Galveston Bay Foundation is fortunate to have five interns this summer working on projects and programs in conservation, education, water quality and marketing. Read a bit about them below! Elizabeth Schneider | Conservation Intern (ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program) Elizabeth is currently a junior at Texas A&M University at Galveston majoring in Ocean and Coastal […]

Make Every Day Earth Day With H-E-B’s Tear Pads!

April is Earth Month and you can help make a difference for our planet by supporting EarthShare of Texas through the H-E-B tear pads at the checkout all month! Every dollar counts and funds support GBF and organizations like us throughout our region!

Ladies Casting for Conservation is on Hiatus

Galveston Bay Foundation truly cannot thank you enough for your support of our Ladies Casting for Conservation Fishing Tournament.  Your generosity, participation and support have helped enhance our mission of preserving and protecting Galveston Bay for generations to come. As we strive to continually provide you with the best possible events, we have decided to […]

GBF is applying to renew its Land Trust Accreditation and we need your help!

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. There are 398 accredited land trusts in the U.S. and currently, Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) is one of 13 accredited land trusts in Texas. GBF was first accredited in 2013 and we […]

Support GBF Staff Running in the Houston Aramco Half Marathon!

We have four Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) staff members who are going to put their best foot forward by running for GBF through the Run for a Reason program at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon this Sunday! Help support them and GBF by donating to their fundraising pages below and/or cheering them on at our GBF […]

CW39 News Fix: EPA announces full removal of toxins at San Jacinto River Waste Pits

Houston Chronicle: Neighbors, officials praise EPA decision to clean up San Jacinto waste pits

Houston Newsmakers KPRC 2: Galveston Bay

AC Media: Bike Around the Bay (Interview in Spanish)

Evaluating the Impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Dolphins of Galveston Bay

Prepared September 18, 2017 By Vanessa Mintzer, Ph.D. (Galveston Bay Foundation) and Kristi Fazioli (Environmental Institute of Houston-UHCL) Dolphins and Hurricanes Opportunities to evaluate the effects of catastrophic events, like hurricanes and flooding, on dolphins are rare.  However, because hurricanes cause dramatic environmental changes, they are expected to impact most aquatic organisms, including these top-level […]