CCA Texas Advocacy Director Shane Bonnot sat down with Calhoun County 4-H Sportfishing Club Vice President, Beth Boone to talk about CCA as part of their 4-H Sportfishing Saltwater Education series.
“Where did you release those tagged redfish?” This is easily the question I get asked the most from curious STAR registrants.
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.
Hannah Kaplan – owner and operator of Barrier Beauties – discusses her oyster farm near Bolivar, the ins and outs of the permitting process, and future possibilities for her operations. Hannah and her team have braved new waters to find a way to provide a sustainable product to a desperate market.
WATCH: as Drew illustrates what to do (and what NOT to do 😂) when CLIPPING a tag from a tagged redfish before you RELEASE it to claim your prize.
Bringing Baffin Back (BBB) is a sustained commitment to dramatically improve the health of Baffin Bay and the surrounding economy through partnerships between scientists and stakeholders who want the bay to thrive.