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Dollar Bay-Moses Lake Wetlands Restoration and Protection Phase II

Implementing Organization

Galveston Bay Foundation

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$850,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$1,030,000

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Construction project will restore and protect over 500 acres of degraded wetlands and protect 6,800 linear feet of vulnerable shorelines from erosion within the Dollar Bay-Moses Lake complex in Galveston Bay, Texas. Dollar Bay and Moses Lake are contiguous bodies of estuarine marsh adjacent to western Galveston Bay that are highly productive habitat important to the life cycle of a number of species.

Contact

Courtney Marie Smith
281-332-3381
csmith@galvbay.org
Project Website
Project Partners

USFWS, Texas General Land Office, The Nature Conservancy, Shell Oil Company, NRG Energy

Affiliated Institutions

None

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