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In the Suburbs / "Return to Vietnam"

May 14, 2010

Return to Vietnam From 1966--68, my good friend and veteran journalist Bob Stokes, of Westport, was a freelance journalist and later a writer for Newsweek magazine during the Vietnam war. ... I wanted to share ...

Guardian of the Bay Award Luncheon

October 2, 2013

From left: Katharine Armstrong, Erin Franz, Laura Bush and Regan Gammon From left: George Pontikes, chairs Greg Binion and Bailey Dalton Binion and Bob Stokes From left: Niki Doyle, Michael Doyle and Terzan ...

Bayou Preservation Association slates 'From Awareness to Action' symposium

October 3, 2017 |

Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation.

Galveston Bay Foundation plans new headquarters in Kemah

June 9, 2017 |

"This could really be transformative for us to move to the bay," said Bob Stokes, president of the foundation.

Ruling will provide increased funding for restoring the Texas Coast and Galveston Bay

September 4, 2014

Bob Stokes, President of the Galveston Bay Foundation, explains the importance of the ruling for the Gulf Coast and Galveston Bay.

Galveston Bay struggles with pollution, climate change, invasive specie

August 10, 2016 |

"Stretching from Galveston to Houston and extending all the way north past the Dallas/FortWorth Metroplex, the Galveston Bay watershed spans nearly 24,000 square miles and is impacted by nearly half the ...

Dobie Aquatics teacher receives 'Guardian of the Bay' award

October 8, 2015 |

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston and Galveston Bay Foundation president Bob Stokes.

Galveston Bay Foundation to serve as volunteer management organization for oil spill

March 24, 2014

"Communities always rally together after an event like this and we are glad to play the role of managing volunteer support should it be called for", said Bob Stokes, Galveston Bay Foundation President.

Galveston Bay Foundation hosts Ninth Annual Bike Around the Bay this weekend

October 16, 2015

"I am very pleased that Shell is the title sponsor for a sixth year in a row of our signature fundraising event", said Bob Stokes, President of the Galveston Bay Foundation.

Dobie Aquatics teacher to receive Guardian of the Bay Award

September 6, 2015 |

"Cindy Wilems is a great example of how one individual can have a profound influence on young people today and equip them to become both future leaders and guardians of our natural world," Bob Stokes, Galveston Bay Foundation president said.

Storm forces 750,000 gallons of sewage into Galveston bayou

September 2, 2015 |

"It's absolutely something we need to worry about," said Bob Stokes, Galveston Bay Foundation president. ... Typically such overflows during storms are a result of outdated sewerage systems, Stokes said. ... ...

Report: Galveston Bay gets a 'C' grade for health

August 12, 2015 |

The report doesn't contain any policy recommendations because it is aimed at a general audience, said Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation. "It wasn't designed per se as a policy piece for ...

Galveston Bay Foundation to Hold 2nd Annual Ladies Casting for Conservation

July 29, 2014

"Our participants and sponsors last year contributed over $30,000 to benefit our habitat conservation efforts, and we're thrilled to have so many of them back enthusiastically raising money for the bay again," explains Bob Stokes, President of GBF.

Galveston Bay Foundation purchases conservation easement

November 23, 2015

"Permanently protecting this tract of land will ensure that critical resources will remain for migratory waterfowl, wading birds, and shorebirds as well as provide essential habitat for coastal fisheries ...

Galveston Bay Foundation purchases conservation easement

November 23, 2015

"Permanently protecting this tract of land will ensure that critical resources will remain for migratory waterfowl, wading birds, and shorebirds as well as provide essential habitat for coastal fisheries ...

Settlement choices

November 20, 2014 |

When local entities bring suits like this, it's a common practice to dedicate funding from a settlement or judgment to the environment, according to Bob Stokes, president of Galveston Bay Foundation.

Deepwater Horizon settlement funds to be used to improve Texas coastline

October 18, 2017 |

Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation, said much of the money allocated to Texas will be used to improve the Gulf ecosystem, since Texas did not sustain as much physical damage from the spill as ...

Protecting our bay is a job for all of us

August 18, 2015 |

"Galveston Bay," Bob Stokes points out, "is our San Francisco Bay, our Puget Sound, our Chesapeake Bay. ... "Our bay," so to speak, needs our continued care and attention, as Stokes and his foundation cohorts ...

Galveston Bay to get $8M from oil-spill settlement

August 14, 2015 |

"It's a really good start," said Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation, whose organization Wednesday issued a report that gave the overall health of the bay a "C" grade. ... "It will filter the ...

Galveston Bay Foundation to Hold 2nd Annual Ladies Casting for Conservation fishing tournament

July 25, 2014

"Our participants and sponsors last year contributed over $30,000 to benefit our habitat conservation efforts, and we're thrilled to have so many of them back enthusiastically raising money for the bay again," explains Bob Stokes, President of GBF.

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