“We are excited to make this announcement and would like to thank our members, volunteers, sponsors and industry partners for their continued support.”
CCA Texas and Tito’s Handmade Vodka recently teamed up to add an additional five reef beds in the Goose Island State Park Big Tree Unit Living Shoreline project.
In 2021, CCA Texas joined a coalition of stakeholders, with intimate knowledge of the Matagorda Bay System, in a request to the USACE to form an oversight council for the MSCIP. The vision for this coalition was to partner with the USACE, generate ideas for “best-use” of dredge material, and monitor the progress of the project relative to guidelines and specifications.
The story of red drum conservation in Texas begins in the late 1970s, when the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and members of the newly formed Gulf Coast Conservation Association (now CCA) took notice of declining red drum abundance and began pursuing aggressive legislative and management actions aimed at recovery of red drum stocks.
CCA Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and industry leaders have built the largest saltwater redfish, spotted seatrout, and southern flounder hatchery system in the world releasing nearly 1 billion fingerlings into our Texas bays.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Natural Resources Specialist Tori Haynes spoke and answered questions about the Powderhorn and Matagorda Island Wildlife Management Areas.