The St. Charles Bay Living Shoreline Project was originally born in 2016, and led by Harte Research Institute’s Dr. Jennifer Pollack. The project’s original scope was to create approximately 2,000 feet of oyster reef along the western shoreline of St. Charles Bay to help prevent erosion in this area of wetlands and upland habitat.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Nearshore Reefing Program has completed additional nearshore reefing efforts at the Sabine HI20 and Galveston’s Big Man and Kate’s sites.
Please take a moment to watch our new TV commercial, “CCA Texas: Committed to Restoring and Rebuilding Texas Oyster Reefs”
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public input on a proposed regulation change to prohibit the harvest of oysters in Carlos Bay, Mesquite Bay and Ayres Bay (Mesquite Bay complex).
Justin Barrow had the time of his life this past summer as he worked as an intern with Texas Game Wardens stationed on the upper coast.
STAR 2021 began with a feeling of uncertainty and ended with an emphatic confirmation of our fellow Texans’ commitment to conservation.
They are seeking public input on a proposed amendment to temporarily prohibit oyster harvesting for two years from 199 acres of restored oyster reefs.
WATCH: Highlights from the CCA & Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 2021 Laguna Madre Spotted Sea Trout Fingerling Release.
“The data from our Coastal Fisheries biologists clearly shows declines in spotted seatrout populations in multiple Texas bays. While the 60-day extension of regulation changes is warranted now in the Laguna Madre, additional focus on trout fishery recovery in the San Antonio and Matagorda Bay systems is needed as well.”