The Lower Colorado and Lavaca Rivers and Matagorda Bay are facing a multitude of threats.
On Oct. 17, Trull environmental grantees gathered to discuss what makes this region special and unique, how organizations are working to find solutions to protect the region, and priorities for action.
Matagorda: A Region and a Way of Life Bound by Water – The interconnected fates of Matagorda Bay, the lower Colorado River and the communities of the Coastal Bend
Bill Balboa, SeaGrant / Matagorda Bay Foundation
Instream & Freshwater inflows – drivers and trends and what this means for the Matagorda region
Myron Hess, Consultant for Texas Living Waters Project
Opportunities and Threats for the Matagorda Bay Region
David Bradsby, Program Leader, Water Quantity Division Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
The Ecology of Matagorda Bay
Leslie Hartman, Matagorda Bay Ecosystem Leader, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater Mussels Studies and Status
Meghan Hope, Economic Growth and Endangered Species Management Division Texas Comptroller’s Office