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.

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:
Anthony Oppermann


Naming Dolphins Has Added Meaning for Kemah Couple

  • September 16, 2022

“What do you give somebody who has everything?” asked Marian Cornelius. While searching for a gift with extra special meaning, Marian and her husband Austin came across a unique option: […]

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Meet the most recent ‘young-of-the-year’ in Galveston Bay

  • August 11, 2022

The second quarter of the year is when we expect to meet the most new calves, and this year was no exception! So far, the Galveston Bay Dolphin Research Program […]

Read More interviews Galveston Bay Foundation About the Future of Galveston Bay

  • May 17, 2022

  Danielle Riberio from interviewed the Galveston Bay Foundation as part of their ‘ Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to […]

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Get Involved, Make a Difference & Invest in Our Bay this Earth Month!

  • April 07, 2022

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, but there are many ways you can get involved, make a difference, and invest in our Bay all month long! Visit our Earth […]

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When is the best time to see dolphins in upper Galveston Bay?

  • February 03, 2022

Many people often ask, “When can I see dolphins in upper Galveston Bay?” A recent study conducted by the Galveston Bay Dolphin Research Program indicates that both water temperature and […]

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News Stories

Place-Based Education Program Brings the Environment to Students

  • September 23, 2022

Allison Baldwin knows many of the students at Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena likely will never have the opportunity to experience the wetlands around Galveston Bay. “We don’t have […]

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Aided by Volunteers, Sweetwater Lake Restoration Project Nearing Completion

  • September 21, 2022

A recent trip to Galveston Bay Foundation’s Sweetwater Preserve was anything but a typical day in the office for a group of volunteers from Aramco Americas. Ties and sport coats […]

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Galveston Bay Water Monitoring Duo Up for the Test

  • August 25, 2022

  Dave Bulliner is a self-proclaimed “lab rat.” “I’m just like the little rats that run around in the lab,” he said with a smile. Bulliner’s passion for lab work […]

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Oyster Gardening a Growing Sensation on Tiki Island

  • August 02, 2022

There is a popular saying around the village of Tiki Island. “Spat is where it’s at,” exclaimed Patty White, an island resident and a volunteer with Galveston Bay Foundation’s Oyster […]

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‘Marsh Maniacs’ Plant More Than 15,000 Stems of Smooth Cordgrass

  • June 23, 2022

The Galveston Bay Foundation welcomed 120 “marsh maniacs” to the Bay on June 18 for Marsh Mania, the organization’s annual marsh grass planting event. Volunteers planted 15,400 stems of smooth […]

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Press Releases

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

  • October 26, 2021

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 […]

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

  • July 21, 2021

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 […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation Marsh Mania Events Highlight Community Habitat Restoration Efforts

  • June 03, 2021

                                                                                                                 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 […]

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Headwaters to Baywaters: A Story of Urban Resilience Launches

  • May 04, 2021

For more information or images: Ali Flanders Dodson 713.523.6135 ext. 4012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Headwaters to Baywaters: A Story of Urban Resilience Launches May 4, 2021 – Houston, Texas […]

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73 acres of valuable wetlands increase habitat restoration efforts in Dollar Bay

  • February 11, 2021

Media Contact: Claire Everett 832-536-2259 (Kemah, TX – February 11, 2021) – Construction is underway to add 73 acres of wetland restoration and shoreline protection in Dollar Bay – […]

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