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Proposed Rule Fails to Protect Central Texas Rivers and Bays

4/17/2012 // By Joanna Wolaver

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) proposed a rule on Friday, April 13th that will determine the amount of water that must remain flowing in Central and South Central Texas rivers and into the region’s bays to sustain fish […] Read more >

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

7/21/2011 // By NWF

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Science from Stony Brook University. Every year, in the spring, […] Read more >

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Mass Die Off of Birds and Fish in Arkansas

1/3/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Something strange is going on in Arkansas.  On New Years Eve close to 5,000 dead birds dropped out of the skies over a square mile in a town called Beebe.  Only a day earlier, an estimated 100,000 fish died in […] Read more >

New Book Celebrates the “Living Waters of Texas”

12/3/2010 // By NWF

Two National Wildlife Federation staff members have essays in a new book that celebrates Texas waters. Read more >

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Marcia Ball and the Austin Cajun Aces Headline Oil Spill Fundraiser

12/3/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation’s South Central Regional Center was pleased to host a concert fundraiser for our Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund at Central Market in Austin recently. More than 300 people were in attendance to watch Louisiana musicians Charles […] Read more >

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NWF Attends the First Meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force

11/9/2010 // By Susan Kaderka

The November 8 meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force — created under an October 4 Presidential Executive Order to help the Gulf region address both damage from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the region’s longer […] Read more >