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Matagorda Wetlands Acquisition and Conservation

Implementing Organization

Colorado River Land Trust

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,000,000

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

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Acquire and permanently conserve over 600 acres of coastal wetland habitat on the East Matagorda Peninsula near the mouth of the Colorado River, along East Matagorda Bay, Texas. The Colorado River Land Trust will provide permanent protection of the property, which is immediately adjacent to an existing nature park managed by the land trust.

Contact

Jeff Crosby
512-730-5160
jeff.crosby@coloradoriverlandtrust.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Lower Colorado River Authority

Affiliated Institutions

None

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