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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

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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Galveston Bay Foundation Acquires Over 4,700 Acres of Coastal Habitat in Brazoria and Galveston Counties

Media Contact: Bob Stokes, President 832-536-2253 (Kemah, TX – Oct. 26, 2021) The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) recently acquired 4,714 acres of coastal habitat along Halls Bayou and West Galveston Bay in Brazoria and Galveston Counties, to be named The Chocolate Bay Preserve. The preserve will be forever protected as open space and natural […]

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WaterMyYard – A new app helps keep lawns healthy while saving money and water

Media Contacts: Claire Everett or Kelsey Seeker 832-536-2259 | 281-627-1708 or (Houston, TX – July 21, 2021) – Houston-area lawns need irrigation to keep them healthy in the summer, but overwatering contributes to water quality issues and water waste. Overall, lawn watering accounts for approximately 40 percent of residential water usage. Texas A&M […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Marsh Mania Events Highlight Community Habitat Restoration Efforts

                                                                                                                 Media Contact: Claire Everett 832-536-2259   MEDIA ALERT Galveston Bay Foundation Marsh Mania Events Highlight Community Habitat Restoration Efforts Aramco Americas serves as the lead sponsor for Marsh Mania 2021  An anticipated 200 volunteers will plant marsh grass at three sites around the Bay this June as part of Galveston Bay Foundation’s […]

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