Houstonia Magazine: What Can You Do to Protect the Health of Galveston Bay?

Houston Public Media: Galveston Bay Is in Fair Condition, but Some Wildlife Is Declining

Houston Chronicle: Despite fewer oil spills in Galveston Bay, Texas’ largest estuary receives a ‘C’ for overall health

GBF interns reflect on their summers

Elizabeth Schneider My name is Elizabeth Schneider and I am entering my junior year as an Ocean and Coastal Resource major at Texas A&M University at Galveston. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to work with the Galveston Bay Foundation as their Conservation Programs Intern through the ExxonMobil Community Jobs Program. The Conservation team […]

Staff Blog Post: Working together and overcoming fears through scientific monitoring

Staff blog: Working together and overcoming fears through scientific monitoring By Cindy Wilems, Director of Education  During a Students In Action event this summer at GBF’s Trinity Bay Discovery Center, I had a group of students from Texas A&M at Galveston Sea Camp’s high school scientific research camp collect baseline data of aquatic organisms found […]

Check out GBF’s summer newsletter!

From finding love in the marsh grass to a lemonade stand making a difference, the latest stories from our Galveston Bay Foundation newsletter have all the summer fun!

Univision: #HoustonH2OChallenge, una iniciativa que busca promover la conservación del agua

Is Galveston Bay safe for swimming?

Summers in South Texas can get hot! It’s no wonder so many people in the Houston-Galveston region choose to cool off with outdoor activities on the water, such as swimming and boating. Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) often gets asked if the water is safe to swim in, and fortunately, we have the answer! GBF’s Water […]

GBF scores highest rating on Charity Navigator for fourth consecutive year

I am pleased to announce that Charity Navigator, the leading independent charity evaluator, updated our rating on July 1st and awarded Galveston Bay Foundation four stars, their highest rating. We’ve maintained four stars for four years in a row now. Please feel free to explore our ranking here. Charity Navigator reviews both our financials and our accountability and transparency and […]

GBF’s Galveston Bay Action Network app provides easy, effective way to report pollution

Last spring, GBF launched the Galveston Bay Action Network as a downloadable, mobile app. Users of this easy-to-use app can file a pollution report within minutes! These reports are automatically sent to the proper authority, resulting in the quickest response to get the pollution cleaned up. GBF relies on citizens to be the eyes on […]