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Galveston Bay Foundation receives $2.3 million grant to restore marsh along Galveston Bay

(HOUSTON, TX – April 25, 2019) – This week, Galveston Bay Foundation received a $2.3 million National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) award to continue to restore and create marsh habitat in the Dollar Bay/Moses Lake complex in Galveston Bay. The funding comes to Galveston Bay Foundation through the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund, a funding […]

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Volunteers to Restore Essential Habitat at Galveston Bay Foundation’s Signature Marsh Mania Event

What: More than 160 volunteers will restore wetlands in Galveston County as part of Galveston Bay Foundation’s 21st annual Marsh Mania event on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Marsh Mania engages local citizens in hands-on marsh restoration activities while increasing their awareness and appreciation of wetland habitats and functions. Marsh Mania volunteers will transplant smooth cordgrass […]

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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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