Native Riparian Habitat Restoration – Edwards Aquifer Authority

Native Riparian Habitat Restoration

2013 RFP and accepted Proposal for Native Riparian Habitat Restoration

The City of San Marcos will undertake a program to increase the area of the riparian zone from City Park to IH-35 using native vegetation on public lands. As plans take shape for the reestablishment of the riparian zone, private landowners will be asked to participate in the plan. Reimbursement for the price of native plants will be provided to private landowners. Criteria to qualify for reimbursement will be established along with a list of preferred natives to replant.

Texas State University will undertake a similar program to restore the riparian zone with native vegetation in upper Sewell Park.

The City of New Braunfels will undertake a program to increase the area of the riparian zone along the Old Channel, the golf course and in the vicinity of Clemens dam. As plans take shape for the reimbursement of the riparian zone, private land owners will be asked to participate in the plan. Reimbursement for the price of native plants will provided to private landowners. Criteria to qualify for reimbursement will be established along with a list of preferred natives to replant.

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