Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Marsh and Dunes Acquisition
The Nature Conservancy
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF
Purchase approximately 1,682 acres on South Padre Island from the Laurence Jones family, of which NFWF GEBF will provide funding for 1,000 acres, for the appraised value of $2,500 per acre. Subsequently transfer ownership of the land to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for inclusion in the adjacent Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.
US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Deepwater Horizon Texas Trustee Implementation Group (Texas TIG)