Welcome to the Galveston Bay Estuary Program

Preserving Galveston Bay for generations to come

Our purpose is to provide comprehensive ecosystem management through collaborative
partnerships and to ensure preservation of Galveston Bay’s multiple uses.

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Embrace the Gulf 2020

The Embrace the Gulf 2020 awareness campaign created by the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is looking to highlight the value and vitality of the Gulf of Mexico region through effective communication, education, partnerships, and community engagement. Campaign resources, support, and information about getting involved are available at www.embracethegulf.org .
Symposium Title Page

January 22–23, 2020 at Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center

Registration is now open! Early pricing runs through December 13, 2019. The State of the Bay Symposium is still accepting poster submissions. Please email abstracts to GBEP@tceq.texas.gov.
Collage of Invasive Species

Invasive Species Guide

Invasive species cause negative impacts on the environment, the economy, and human health, according to the digital invasive species guide developed by the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC). The invasive species guide is available to assist with recognizing, and understanding invasive species impacts in the lower Galveston Bay watershed. Visit our invasive species page for more information.



9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

17041 El Camino Real, Suite 210, Houston, TX 77508


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

8500 Bay Area Blvd


9:30 AM - 11:30 PM

17041 El Camino Real, Suite 210, Houston, TX 77508


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM