Arundo control in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande

Project Description

Add a component that evaluates biotic response to ongoing Arundo control efforts to restore riparian plant communities along the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande; monitoring of riparian plant communities and channel morphology is ongoing.

Conservation Area

Rio Grande - Upper Big Bend

NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: 2
Estimated Cost Range: ~$500,000 - $1,000,000
Project Submitted By: Mark Briggs
Suggested Contact: Mark Briggs

Improved sediment management and overall habitat conditions; provide the conditions to restore channel morphology upon ideal flow conditions

World Wildlife Fund; Big Bend National Park; TPWD AIS Program, CONANP, Profauna

World Wildlife Fund; NPS; USFWS; TPWD AIS Program

Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande