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February 2017

CCA Texas and BCT To Invest $530,000 Towards Habitat in 2017

Partnership with Several Conservation Groups will Benefit over $4 Million in Coastal Habitat

HOUSTON, Texas – (Tuesday, February 28, 2017) – Coastal Conservation Association Texas (CCA Texas) and Building Conservation Trust (BCT), the national habitat program of CCA, have committed to an investment of $530,000 towards marine habitat work along the Texas coast. Through several dedicated partnerships, this will equate to $4.28 million in coastal habitat.

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Privatization of Public Resources…Again

Recently Jeff Angers submitted an opinion piece in Sport Fishing Magazine where he explains how the privatization of public marine resources is growing at an alarming rate. Click Here to find out exactly how South Atlantic federal fishery managers are setting the stage to manage several popular species in a style similar to controversial Gulf of Mexico red snapper management.

CCA applauds Congressman Graves’ efforts on behalf of recreational anglers

Already well-known for his leadership on legislation to move management of the troubled Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery to the states, Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves is now playing a leading role in an unflinching critique of the federal government’s efforts to privatize Gulf fisheries for a select few commercial harvesters in a five-part investigative series by Fox8/New Orleans.

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