LAND CONSERVATION & STEWARDHIP
MANAGING OUR LAND GBF is an accredited land trust and protects natural areas by acquiring real estate and partnering with landowners to establish conservation easements on private lands. GBF has a responsibility to steward our protected properties in a way that promotes high quality habitats and clean water for our Bay. Volunteers are encouraged to join us for “stewardship workdays” to help care for our land.
GBF'S CONSERVED PROPERTIES FEE SIMPLE PROPERTIES Shipe Woods, Chambers County Rich Sanctuary, Chambers County Pierce Marsh, Galveston County Sweetwater, Galveston County Frost-Deen Sanctuary, Galveston County Texas City Preserve, Galveston County Burnet Bay, Harris County Wright Preserve, Galveston County Cotton Bayou, Chambers County Trinity Bay Center, Chambers County
CONSERVATION EASEMENTS Sunset Cove, Galveston County Crystal Dunes, Galveston County Moore Wildlife Sanctuary, Galveston County Melinda's Marsh, Galveston County Turtle Bayou, Chambers County Celanese, Harris County Exploration Green, Harris County Lone Pine Farm, Brazoria County Greens Bayou, Harris County Gordy Marsh, Chambers County
Fee simple – GBF has complete ownership of the tract of land. Conservation easement – A voluntary legal agreement between a land trust (GBF) and a landowner.