LAND CONSERVATION & LAND CONSERVATION & STEWARDHIP STEWARDHIP
2015 milestones Allocated Knobloch Family Foundation funds to members of the Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation to help pay for due diligence costs associated with 20 land acquisition projects targeting Deepwater Horizon settlement funds for the proposed conservation of more than 28,000 acres across all five Gulf States Finalized a comprehensive plan for the Turtle Bayou Nature Preserve in Chambers County to guide future habitat management and public access projects. Initiated priority public access improvements and habitat management practices in preparation for the 2016 grand opening.
Purchased a conservation easement to permanently protect more than 1,700 acres of high quality coastal wetland and prairie habitat known as Gordy Marsh near Smith Point in Chambers County
Acquired a conservation easement on a 675acre tract that is part of Harris County Flood Control District’s mitigation bank near Greens Bayou in northeast Houston that serves to offset wetland impacts associated with future flood control efforts in Harris County