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:
Claire Everett
832-536-2259
ceverett@galvbay.org

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Join Us for Oyster Month this April: Buy Tickets Today!

  • March 26, 2021

Come Shellabrate With Us! This April, Galveston Bay Foundation is hosting our inaugural Oyster Month. We have several opportunities for you to enjoy some delicious oysters at one of our partner restaurants starting at $50. Sign up for restaurant discounts, cooking classes, VIP tastings, and more. LEARN MORE / PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!

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Where to recycle Christmas trees in the Houston-Galveston area!

  • January 04, 2021

Sustainable Sasha here with Christmas tree recycling info for the community around Galveston Bay to keep these beloved trees out of the landfill! Many recycling centers and programs across the Houston-Galveston region have stepped up to help repurpose them into mulch, park landscaping materials, and more. You can also often get free mulch at recycling […]

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Creating the next generation of environmental leaders

  • December 09, 2020

By Cindy Wilems, Director of Education Have you ever been inspired by a group of teenagers? I was recently when The Kinkaid School’s marine science classes joined Galveston Bay Foundation educators for part 2 of our Environmental Leadership virtual workshop. This workshop is a two-part series in which students learn how to be leaders for […]

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I Save The Bay For _______

  • November 30, 2020

Visit savethebay.causevox.com to Save the Bay this holiday season!

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Join Us – Coastal Barrier Public Forum on Nov. 19th

  • November 18, 2020

Join us on November 19 at 6:00pm for a public forum to discuss the proposed Coastal Barrier project. Co-hosted by Bayou City Waterkeeper, Galveston Bay Foundation, Healthy Gulf, and Turtle Island Restoration Network. Please Register Via Zoom Here

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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 ceverett@galvbay.org (Kemah, TX – February 11, 2021) – Construction is underway to add 73 acres of wetland restoration and shoreline protection in Dollar Bay – Moses Lake. The joint conservation effort between Galveston Bay Foundation and local, state, and federal partners will add 47 marsh grass terraces of intertidal marsh […]

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40 acres of new oyster habitat created in first dual sanctuary and commercial harvest reef of its kind in Galveston Bay

  • January 27, 2021

Media Contacts: Claire Everett or Carson Sartain 832-536-2259 | 214-335-5836 ceverett@galvbay.org or carson.sartain@TNC.org (Houston, TX – January 27, 2021) – 40 acres of new oyster habitat were recently constructed in the Upper Galveston Bay/Trinity Bay area and it’s the first restoration project of its kind in Galveston Bay. The partnership project between conservation organizations Galveston […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City

  • December 17, 2020

Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City (Kemah, TX – December 17, 2020) This week, Galveston Bay Foundation acquired 106 acres in Galveston County as part of its continued effort to protect coastal habitat through property acquisitions and conservation easements. The newly conserved property is directly adjacent to a planned […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation continues its Land Conservation Efforts with Acquisition of Flo Hannah Prairie in Brazoria County

  • September 08, 2020

Galveston Bay Foundation continues its Land Conservation Efforts with Acquisition of Flo Hannah Prairie in Brazoria County (Houston, TX – July 8, 2020) Last week, the Galveston Bay Foundation acquired 79 acres of remnant coastal prairie in Brazoria County, as part of its continued effort to conserve coastal habitat through property acquisitions and conservation easements. […]

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Events Are Postponed, But We’re Still Protecting The Bay

  • March 13, 2020

Greetings from Galveston Bay Foundation, To ensure that we do not inadvertently add to the spread of the novel coronavirus, Galveston Bay Foundation has decided to postpone several upcoming events including our Annual Meeting and the Inaugural Houston Oyster Festival. Caring for the Bay includes caring for the community beyond its waters, and our team believes […]

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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 ceverett@galvbay.org (Kemah, TX – February 11, 2021) – Construction is underway to add 73 acres of wetland restoration and shoreline protection in Dollar Bay – Moses Lake. The joint conservation effort between Galveston Bay Foundation and local, state, and federal partners will add 47 marsh grass terraces of intertidal marsh […]

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40 acres of new oyster habitat created in first dual sanctuary and commercial harvest reef of its kind in Galveston Bay

  • January 27, 2021

Media Contacts: Claire Everett or Carson Sartain 832-536-2259 | 214-335-5836 ceverett@galvbay.org or carson.sartain@TNC.org (Houston, TX – January 27, 2021) – 40 acres of new oyster habitat were recently constructed in the Upper Galveston Bay/Trinity Bay area and it’s the first restoration project of its kind in Galveston Bay. The partnership project between conservation organizations Galveston […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City

  • December 17, 2020

Galveston Bay Foundation protects 106 Acres on Dollar Bay in Texas City (Kemah, TX – December 17, 2020) This week, Galveston Bay Foundation acquired 106 acres in Galveston County as part of its continued effort to protect coastal habitat through property acquisitions and conservation easements. The newly conserved property is directly adjacent to a planned […]

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Galveston Bay Foundation continues its Land Conservation Efforts with Acquisition of Flo Hannah Prairie in Brazoria County

  • September 08, 2020

Galveston Bay Foundation continues its Land Conservation Efforts with Acquisition of Flo Hannah Prairie in Brazoria County (Houston, TX – July 8, 2020) Last week, the Galveston Bay Foundation acquired 79 acres of remnant coastal prairie in Brazoria County, as part of its continued effort to conserve coastal habitat through property acquisitions and conservation easements. […]

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

  • April 25, 2019

(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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