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Laguna Atascosa Habitat Acquisition

Implementing Organization

State of Texas; US Department of the Interior


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Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources


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 acquired 1,636.49 acres of beach, dune, and tidal habitats on South Padre Island, Texas.


Luke Anthis
(251) 517-8002
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