News from the Bay

As stewards of Galveston Bay, we’re extremely active in promoting the kinds of projects and opportunities that have a positive impact on the Bay. Below are current press releases and articles to learn more about these developments, what’s happening in Galveston Bay and how we’re involved.

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Galveston Bay Foundation Acquires and Protects West Galveston Island Property

  • January 05, 2024

GALVESTON, TEXAS— The Galveston Bay Foundation has permanently protected 63 acres of critical coastal habitat on Galveston Island, known as Redfish Cove. This special piece of land includes coastal wetlands, prairie, and upland buffers, all of which are important to the native wildlife on Galveston Island. The acquisition was funded by the National Coastal Wetlands […]

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2023 Galveston Bay Report Card Released: Learn More About the Health of the Bay and How to Play Your Part

  • November 02, 2023

Houston, TX (November 2, 2023) – Today, Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) have released the 2023 Galveston Bay Report Card, an annual citizen-driven, scientific analysis of the health of Galveston Bay. The Galveston Bay Report Card looks at data and trends found in the Bay and surrounding watersheds, an area […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Protects Largest Remaining Natural Forest in La Porte, Texas

  • September 29, 2023

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

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 Applies for Renewal of Land Trust Accreditation

  • August 10, 2023

The Land Trust Accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Galveston Bay Foundation is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation! The public comment period is now open.  The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Acquires and Protects West Galveston Island Property

  • January 05, 2024

GALVESTON, TEXAS— The Galveston Bay Foundation has permanently protected 63 acres of critical coastal habitat on Galveston Island, known as Redfish Cove. This special piece of land includes coastal wetlands, prairie, and upland buffers, all of which are important to the native wildlife on Galveston Island. The acquisition was funded by the National Coastal Wetlands […]

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2023 Galveston Bay Report Card Released: Learn More About the Health of the Bay and How to Play Your Part

  • November 02, 2023

Houston, TX (November 2, 2023) – Today, Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) have released the 2023 Galveston Bay Report Card, an annual citizen-driven, scientific analysis of the health of Galveston Bay. The Galveston Bay Report Card looks at data and trends found in the Bay and surrounding watersheds, an area […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Protects Largest Remaining Natural Forest in La Porte, Texas

  • September 29, 2023

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

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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Bike Around the Bay Raises More Than Half a Million Dollars for Work to Preserve The Bay, New Title Sponsor Announced

  • October 27, 2022

Media Contact: Anthony Oppermann Communications and Marketing Manager aoppermann@galvbay.org 832-536-2259 KEMAH, Texas – Oct. 27, 2022 – Bike Around the Bay, the annual two-day cycling event along the Upper Texas Coast, was held this past weekend and raised more than $500,000 in support of the Galveston Bay Foundation and its work to preserve and enhance […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Acquires and Protects West Galveston Island Property

  • January 05, 2024

GALVESTON, TEXAS— The Galveston Bay Foundation has permanently protected 63 acres of critical coastal habitat on Galveston Island, known as Redfish Cove. This special piece of land includes coastal wetlands, prairie, and upland buffers, all of which are important to the native wildlife on Galveston Island. The acquisition was funded by the National Coastal Wetlands […]

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2023 Galveston Bay Report Card Released: Learn More About the Health of the Bay and How to Play Your Part

  • November 02, 2023

Houston, TX (November 2, 2023) – Today, Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) have released the 2023 Galveston Bay Report Card, an annual citizen-driven, scientific analysis of the health of Galveston Bay. The Galveston Bay Report Card looks at data and trends found in the Bay and surrounding watersheds, an area […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Protects Largest Remaining Natural Forest in La Porte, Texas

  • September 29, 2023

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

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

  • October 26, 2021

Media Contact: Bob Stokes, President bstokes@galvbay.org 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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