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2014 Texas Crab Trap Removal Program

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Crab Trap Removal Program runs from Feb 21-March 2. During this 10-day period, all Texas bays will be closed to crabbing with wire mesh crab traps.  Any traps left in the bay will be assumed abandoned and considered “litter” under state law. This allows volunteers to legally remove any crab traps they find. Continue Reading

University Begins Eight-Acre Oyster Reef Restoration, Funded in Part by CCA Texas

$75,000 contribution from CCA Texas
makes an impact on the project’s initial phase

Corpus Christi, Texas – The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies began the restoration of eight-acres of oyster reef, in two different locations, on Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013.

The project is coordinated by Dr. Jennifer Pollack, Assistant Professor of Marine Biology and Gail Sutton, Assistant Director of the Harte Research Institute as part of the “Sink Your Shucks” initiative.

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The 4th Annual Port Mansfield East Cut & Beach Clean Up

The 4th Annual Port Mansfield Beach & Cut Cleanup  Saturday, March 17, 2012

Sign up and free breakfast at 7 am, at the Port Mansfield CC Pavilion.

A free box lunch will also be provided. That evening come celebrate and enjoy drinks and chili at PELICAN’S PUB.

We need boat captains willing to provide ferry service, volunteers to do the work and sponsors to help pay for food and lodging. Continue Reading

11th Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

TPWD’s 11thTexas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program runs from Feb 17-26. During the 10 day period, all Texas bays will be closed to crabbing with crab traps, and any left in the bay will be presumed to be abandoned and considered litter under state law, thus allowing volunteers to legally remove any found crab traps. Continue Reading
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