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Dagger Island Restoration Project

Implementing Organization

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$3,824,000

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

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Construct a half-mile, nearshore breakwater and beneficially use dredged material to restore an island in order to protect approximately 5,236 acres of coastal habitat, including 2,630 acres of seagrass in Redfish Bay, an area adjacent to Corpus Christi Bay. Additionally, this project will restore approximately 28 acres of coastal wetland habitat and create oyster, invertebrate and fisheries habitat.

Contact

Tammy Sue Brooks
512-389-8680
tammy.brooks@tpwd.texas.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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