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September 2012

Babes on the Bay Donate to Cedar Bayou Project

CCA Texas Babes on the Bay Tournament Supports Cedar Bayou Project

Renown ladies tournament donates $20,000 to iconic effort

Aransas County, Texas – The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced an additional $20,000 to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough.  After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5M effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico. Previously, CCA Texas pledged $500,000 for the important effort. Continue Reading

$400,000 Habitat Donation

CCA Texas Habitat Funding Reaches New Milestone

Marine conservation group provides $400,000
for upper coastal marsh restoration projects

Houston, Texas – The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced $400,000 in habitat project funding.  In cooperation with Ducks Unlimited, CCA Texas will fund $200,000 of marsh shoreline revitalization along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) near Sargent, Texas.  Additionally, in cooperation with Galveston Bay Foundation, CCA Texas will provide an additional $200,000 of funding for shoreline protection and marsh restoration efforts along the Oyster Lake shoreline of West Galveston Bay. Continue Reading

Cedar Bayou Gets a Funding Boost

CORPUS CHRISTI — The pass that historically divided San Jose Island from Matagorda Island north of Rockport remains blocked with silt and sand, but the cash for dredging the fabled Cedar Bayou is starting to flow nicely.

This week, Aransas County announced the receipt of $958,005 in oil and gas royalties from the Coastal Impact Assistance Program, a federal grant program for the conservation, protection and preservation of coastal areas. The program is administered, in part, through the Texas General Land Office. Continue Reading