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Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor - Boswell Jenkins Tract Acquisition

Implementing Organization

The Conservation Fund


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources


Project Description

Acquire and restore 1,781 acres of coastal prairie and marsh, bayfront and tidal saltmarsh along Laguna Madre to be conveyed after acquisition to the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. The project will link already protected lands through a native habitat corridor that safeguards 1,200 plant species, more than 530 species of birds, more than 300 North American butterfly species, and 17 threatened or endangered species.


Kelly McDowell
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Project Partners

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

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