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Existing State and Local Wetlands Surveys (1965-1975) Volume II. Narrative
(United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 1976-05)
Increased knowledge of the value of wetlands has led many State and Federal agencies to regard this land-water complex as a critically valuable national resource. In 1974, the U.S. Department of Interior directed the U.S. ...
Wildlife of the Texas Coastal Zone
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1978-05)
Coastal wildlife provides both economic and aesthetic benefits. Especially important to man are waterfowl, fish-eating birds and shorebirds, deer, squirrel, turkey, doves, quail, fur-bearers, and threatened species. Many ...
Bayport demonstration marsh project
Approximately 4,250 acres of marsh habitat is proposed to be created from the dredged material removed from the Houston Ship Channel over a 50 year time period. To evaluate the technical feasibility of this Beneficial Use ...
Report on the Use, Development, and Administration of Granted Tidelands and Submerged Lands
(California State Lands Commission, 1976-01)
The State of California, in its sovereign capacity, possesses legal title to: 1. Tidelands, i.e., the area situated between the ocean's low and high water marks on the State's shoreline, including inlets or tributaries, ...
Proceedings of the National Wetland Classification and Inventory Workshop
(United States Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services, 1976-07)
In 1974 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directed its Office of Biological Services to design and conduct a new national inventory of wetlands. For a number of reasons, it was decided that an attempt be made to develop ...
Coast lines: Can the loss of Texas coastal wetlands be halted...or reversed?
(Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1997)
Since the mid-1950s, wetland loss has increased to an alarming rate due to subsidence; this subsidence has been induced by withdrawal of groundwater, oil, and gas. A wetland recreation or restoration project is underway ...
1985 Texas Outdoor Recreation Plan. Local government project review procedures: land and water conservation fund and Texas local parks, recreation and open space fund programs in Texas (an addendum to the state summary).
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1985)
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Galveston Bay and you.
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Marsh restoration at San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park Harris county, Texas
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1997)
The San Jacinto marsh is a three-hundred acre tidal wetland complex preserved within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park in Harris County, Texas. The marsh is important for its cultural, as well as biological ...
Reduction - alteration of living resources
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1990)
This article is about the reduction and alteration of living resources with an emphasis on habitat, salinity, and water quality and circulation.