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Laguna Atascosa Habitat Acquisition

Implementing Organization

State of Texas, US Department of the Interior

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,396,458

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 acquisition of important coastal habitat that will be conveyed to the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to be managed as part of the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR). This project will target the acquisition of at least 1,682 acres of beach, dune, and tidal habitats on South Padre Island, Texas.

Contact

Chip Wood
(361) 331-8574
chip_wood@fws.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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