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Matagorda Bay System Priority Landscape Conservation (Implementation)

Implementing Organization

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$6,012,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$668,000

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

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

The Matagorda Bay System Priority Landscape Conservation Project aims to conserve strategic lands adjacent to the Matagorda Bay/San Antonio Bay complex to help ensure long-term native diversity, productivity and resiliency of the entire bay estuary complex. In this activity, the State of Texas will acquire approximately 6,554 acres of high-quality coastal habitats including emergent marshes, tidal flats, lagoons and coastal prairie with several miles of frontage on the Matagorda Bay system. Also see prj_id = 1392; the NFWF-funded portion of this project.

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Project Partners

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Affiliated Institutions

Closing will likely occur within 6 months of availability of funding; Jointly Funded by NFWF GEBF (prj_id = 1392)

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