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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

Multi-day water monitoring samples indicate presence of benzene in Houston Ship Channel

Galveston Bay Foundation collects water samples in response to Deer Park Fire  (HOUSTON, TX – March 25, 2019) Galveston Bay Foundation collected 14 samples over four days starting on Friday, March 22, from areas both upstream and downstream from the ITC fire. All the samples showed less than one part per billion of benzene in […]

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Protecting the Land You Love: Galveston Bay Foundation Earns National Recognition

One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1987, Galveston Bay Foundation has been doing just that around the Bay. Now, its land trust accreditation has been renewed by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. This five-year term affiliates Galveston Bay Foundation with a […]

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YES Prep Public Schools and Galveston Bay Foundation Join Explorer Philippe Cousteau, Jr. to Protect Local Waterways

What: Philippe Cousteau, Jr’s EarthEcho International, a leading environmental youth leadership organization, YES Prep Public Schools, Galveston Bay Foundation and local Xylem Watermark volunteers are joining forces for clean and healthy local waterways as part of the 2019 EarthEcho Water Challenge. Open to all citizens, students, families and organizations worldwide, the Water Challenge helps anyone […]

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Join us For a Day of Action During Abandoned Crab Trap Removal

In partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, GBF will facilitate a crab trap removal event in Anahuac and Bolivar on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers can bring their own boat to help pull traps out of the water, or they can wait on land for boats to come in and help unload […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation will host meeting to address Coastal Barrier comments and concerns

What: Galveston Bay Foundation invites you to its upcoming membership meeting titled The Coastal Barrier: Galveston Bay Foundation’s Observations, Concerns and Comments. The presentation will provide the latest on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s plans to design and build an Upper Texas Coast storm surge coastal barrier and Galveston Bay Foundation’s position on the […]

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