Presenter: Bill Harvey

Commission Agenda Item No. 10
Seagrass Task Force Update
January 2003

I. Discussion: This briefing will provide an overview of the TPWD implementation of the seagrass conservation plan. It will begin with a statutory background for TPWD seagrass efforts, including current law and insight into development of the Seagrass Plan for Texas. It will detail a brief history of the process through which the Redfish Bay State Scientific Area was established, including the formation and activities of the Seagrass Task Force. The briefing will include a status report and recent scientific results. It will conclude with information about different management strategies for the future.