The NFWF Board of Directors approved the award of nearly $15 million for 10 new projects and amendments to two existing projects. The Texas projects address high-priority conservation needs, including the acquisition and restoration of significant coastal habitats, enhancement of waterbird and beach nesting bird habitats, and several high-priority investments to address environmental damage related to Hurricane Harvey. Additional information on GEBF projects in Texas can be found here .
The total number of awards from the GEBF in the state of Texas now stands at 41, with a total value of more than $108 million. All projects were selected for funding following extensive consultation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas General Lands Office, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, FWS and NOAA. .....
Recent awards benefiting National Wildlife Refuges directly: