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Oyster Restoration Engineering

Implementing Organization

State of Texas

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$309,000

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

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Oysters/Reefs

Project Description

The Oyster Restoration Engineering project conducts an initial alternatives analysis to identify best management practices for rehabilitating oyster reefs buried by sediment and constructing intertidal oyster reefs within the Galveston Bay System. Results of the analysis will be used to develop location-specific engineering, design, and permitting documents for one or more oyster restoration projects.

Contact

Ray Newby
(512) 475-3624
ray.newby@glo.texas.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and the status of projects, see https://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/

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