Partnerships and Grass Roots Make Habitat Creation Possible

Photo: Gwyn Carmean

Successful coastal habitat restoration and creation projects are more times than not the result of strong partnerships and local grassroots efforts. Many examples exist along the Texas coast between federal, state and local agencies, conservation organizations, academic institutions, and local grassroots initiatives. CCA Texas’s Habitat Today for Fish Tomorrow (HTFT) and Building Conservation Trust (BCT), and the CCA National Habitat Program have been a part of many such projects. The Rio Grande Valley Nearshore Reefing Project is an excellent example of a community effort being accomplished through a group of partners.

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