Galveston Bay Foundation

The mission of the Galveston Bay Foundation is to preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of the Galveston Bay estuarine system and its tributaries for present users and for posterity. To accomplish this mission the Foundation has targeted four goals:

  1. Advocacy
    Encourage and actively seek solutions to conflicts among the diverse users of the Bay. Wise, prudent and careful utilization of administrative and legal proceedings when required and approved by a 2/3 majority of the Executive Board present and voting.
  2. Conservation
    Develop projects aimed at preserving/enhancing the natural resources of the Bay system.
  3. Education
    Provide resources and guidance for education projects aimed at developing a constituency for the Bay, from schoolchildren to public officials.
  4. Research
    Support the allocation of public and private resources for research into the multiple resources of the Bay system and ultimately establish a research endowment.
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Contact Galveston Bay Foundation

Bob Stokes
17330 Highway 3
Webster, Texas  77598-4133
Phone: (281) 332-3381
Fax: (281) 332-3153


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Chambers County, Texas
  • Galveston County, Texas
  • Harris County, Texas

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Related Success Stories for Galveston Bay Foundation

Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels
Inter-agency coordination effort restores key commercial navigation channel, using dredged materials to create two islands and over 4,000 acres of wetlands in Galveston bay.

Marsh Terracing Project
The project incorporated marsh terracing to restore fishery habitat and to test the cost effectiveness of this new restoration technique.