Conservation License Plate Grants
The Wildlife Diversity Program is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016-2017 Conservation License Plate Grants. These pass-through grants are a valuable source of funding for the conservation community to conserve the natural resources of Texas. We are excited about the diversity of this year's awardees, which include projects across the state, and include youth outreach, citizen science data mapping, habitat restoration, and important research on rare and sensitive species.
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This year's grantees are:
- Trinity University: Citizen science data mapping of Texas mammals
- UT-Rio Grande Valley: Johnston's frankenia population status: year one in the post-delisting environment
- Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society: Wildlife Conservation Camp
- Botanic Research Institute of Texas: Citizen science data mapping of rare Texas plants
- Illinois Natural History Survey: Karst invertebrate surveys within bat hibernacula of the Texas panhandle
- Texas Christian University: Diet analysis of Texas Horned Lizards in small Texas towns
- Tarleton State University: Citizen Science data mapping of Milkweeds
- City of El Paso: Urban habitat restoration with special regard to hummingbird and pollinator habitat
We are also pleased to announce that Conservation License plate funds will be used to fund habitat restoration on private lands for Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) in Texas through the Landowner Incentive Program Conservation License Plate Series.