A LETTER FROM OUR PRESIDENT Dear Galveston Bay Foundation Friends and Colleagues,
Galveston Bay continues to face challenges to its long-term health and prosperity. Continued population growth in our region and habitat fragmentation around the Bay puts stress on both water quality and local wildlife populations. However, I look at our Annual Report as an opportunity to see the positive differences we are making together. From returning more than 20 0 tons of recycled oyster shells to the Bay that help filter the water, to engaging nearly 3,0 0 0 students outdoors and in classrooms, real and tangible impacts have been made this year. But it doesnâ€™t stop at this report or this year. We envision a Bay brimming with vitality, connected to people and contributing to the community in ever y possible way. With your help, Galveston Bay Foundation will continue to make great strides in achieving a healthy Galveston Bay. To further carr y out this vision, we are currently undergoing a capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art headquarters and education facility in Kemah. Our future home will ser ve as a place where community visitors of all ages can access the Bay and learn about its value. We are ver y excited to share our progress with you in the coming year and fill a great need in the community.
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Thank you for all youâ€™ve helped us achieve in 2018. We look for ward to an exciting future and accomplishing even more for Galveston Bay together this year.
BOB STOKES President, Galveston Bay Foundation
Thank you for making these positive contributions in Galveston Bay.