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    Conserving

    Conserving Texas’ rich lands, waters, wildlife, and cultural resources for present and future generations.

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    Engaging

    Engaging families in Texas’ abundant natural resources through quality outdoor education, recreation, and hunting and fishing opportunities.

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    Leading

    Leading the way to ensure every Texan can enjoy, explore, and be inspired by the incredible wild places and wild things of Texas.

$1M Commitment to Coastal Conservation

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Sid W. Richardson Foundation has made a $1 million grant to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation for the maintenance of Cedar Bayou in Aransas County, Texas.

Through the efforts of a public-private partnership led by the Aransas County judge and county commissioners, Cedar Bayou was opened to the Gulf of Mexico on September 25, 2014, reconnecting the Aransas and Mesquite Bays and Vinson Slough to the gulf.

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Watch this video to learn more about the history and background of Powderhorn Ranch.

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At 17,351 acres, Powderhorn Ranch is one of the largest and last remaining tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state, and its acquisition for conservation represents the most significant Texas land conservation project to occur in a generation.

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POWDERHORN RANCH NEW STATE PARK SITE

Your donation to the Powderhorn Acquisition Project will ensure that this magnificent coastal prairie will be conserved for generations to come.

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