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Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor (BGCC) (Implementation)

Implementing Organization

Texas State

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,378,500

Known Leveraged Funding

$1,886,500

Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Approximately 1,852 acres of land will be conserved through fee title and easement acquisition from willing sellers and added to a 105,000-acre corridor of conservation lands that includes the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Boca Chica State Park and the Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR. This corridor also connects over 2 million acres of private ranchland located north of Laguna Atascosa NWR with the 1.3 million acre Rio Bravo Protected Area, managed by the Commission Nacional De Areas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP) in Mexico.

Contact

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Project Partners

Department of the Interior (DOI)

Affiliated Institutions

It is unclear when fee / easement acquisitions will occur.

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