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Guadalupe Delta WMA - Hog Bayou Moist-Soil Units

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Purpose: This project involves establishment of 8 moist-soil units west of Hog Bayou in the Mission Lake Unit of Guadalupe Delta WMA. Size of each unit will range from 5 - 50 acres and involve construction of levees and installation of water control structures. Inundation of the moist-soil units will be accomplished through normal rainfall and/or pumping freshwater from Hog Bayou. This project is managed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to maintain high quality wetland habitat for wintering waterfowl, while providing additional duck hunting opportunities.

Location: Approx. 5 miles northeast of Tivoli, TX (Calhoun County)

Acres Impacted: 200 acres

Habitat Type: Moist-soil Wetlands

Partners: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Ducks Unlimited, Inc

Timeline: Construction completed

DU Contact:

Keith McKnight
Regional Biologist
1620 FM 2218
Richmond, TX 77469
(832) 595-0663
kmcknight@ducks.org

 

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