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South Padre Island Land Acquisitions - Phase II

Implementing Organization

The Nature Conservancy

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,000,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Beaches/Dunes

Project Description

Conserve 3,200 acres of pristine barrier island and sea turtle nesting habitat on South Padre Island. The acquisition continues the strategic acquisition and transfer of tracts to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for inclusion in the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

Contact

Rosanne M Roegner
None
rroegner@tnc.org
Project Website
Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None

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