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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 ...
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 ...
Galveston Bay and you.
No abstract available
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.
Financing state wetlands programs.
(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wetlands Protection, 1990)
In response to continuing wetland losses, federal, state, and local governments, as well as nonprofit organizations have begun to broaden their efforts to protect these valuable resources. One of the primary challenges ...
Law of wetlands regulation
(Clark Boardman Company, Limited, 1990)
No abstract available
Texas coastal wetlands: A handbook for local governments
(Texas General Land Office, Coastal Division, 1996)
This handbook has been prepared to provide relevant information for local officials, citizens, landowners, and groups interested in conserving , creating, or restoring wetlands along the Texas coast. It focuses on local, ...
Site Selection for Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Through Marsh Creation in Galveston Bay
(National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory, 1992)
This investigation addresses the potential of marsh creation in Galveston Bay to provide beneficial use in conjunction with widening and deepening of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channel. Interagency planners are ...
The mitigation banking debate.
Although attractive to economists, landowners, and developers, mitigation banks are opposed by many environmental groups and agencies.