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Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement

Implementing Organization

Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,249,534

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

Restore or enhance 3,000 acres of freshwater wetlands and promote shallow flooding of an additional 20,000 acres on fallow rice farms to provide critical migratory and wintering habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds along the Texas coast.

Contact

Todd Merendino
832-451-4801
tmerendino@ducks.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None

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