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Follets Island Habitat Acquisition

Implementing Organization

State of Texas

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$2,037,000

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 project includes the acquisition and conservation of approximately 300 acres of wetland and coastal habitats on Follets Island between San Luis Pass and Drum Bay, Texas. The project will conserve dune, coastal strand prairie, and marsh habitat in perpetuity through fee-simple acquisition. Once acquired, the land will be transferred to and managed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) for the purpose of habitat preservation.

Contact

Johanna Gregory
(512) 389-8703
johanna.gregory@tpwd.texas.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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