Who we are

Officially established in 1989, the Galveston Bay Estuary Program is one of two estuary programs in Texas.  We are also one of 28 National Estuary Programs (NEPs) in the United States. As a non-regulatory program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, we are charged with implementing The Galveston Bay Plan — a Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan for Galveston Bay.  Our office is located in Houston, Texas.  The program READ MORE

We're Revising the Galveston Bay Plan

The Galveston Bay Plan has led the program and its partners through 20 years of significant conservation, restoration, and education work in the Galveston Bay watershed. One previous update, entitled Charting the Course to 2015: Galveston Bay Strategic Action Plan (SAP), occurred 10 years into implementation of the plan and reevaluated the priority goals the Estuary Program has focused on for the past 10 years. But now it's time for an update. The update is designed as a revision of the current plan to preserve its strengths. We are asking our stakeholders for input. For more information on the plan revision, and to receive information on how you can be a part of the process, please visit www.GalvestonBayPlan.com.

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