ERPT-001: More Flooding, Fewer Fish: Freshwater Wetland Loss in the Houston Area 1992-2010
freshwater wetland loss information sheet

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Product Code: ERPT-001

Electronic download only.  The greater Houston region is losing freshwater wetlands to the point that the water quality of Galveston Bay and other local water bodies is severely threatened. This publication offers a brief overview of research on wetland losses in the eight-county Houston metro area and offers ideas on how residents and policy makers can take action to protect what's left. 3 pp., 2 photos, 1 map, 1 graph. By John S. Jacob, Kirana Pandian, Ricardo Lopez, and Heather Biggs