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Bahia Grande Hydrologic Restoration

Implementing Organization

State of Texas

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,050,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

The Bahia Grande Hydrologic Restoration project restores and conserves the Bahia Grande wetland complex in the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR) near Brownsville, Texas. This project enlarges and stabilizes a pilot channel to increase tidal flow into the Bahia Grande, restoring the system?s natural tidal exchange and creating habitat for a variety of fish, shellfish, and migratory waterfowl.

Contact

Allison Fischer
(512) 463-5271
allison.fischer@glo.texas.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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