Conduct geomorphic assessment

Project Description

Conduct geomorphic assessment of the lower Brazos River to determine the extent of channel degradation as a result of permitted and ongoing sand shell and gravel mining operations.

Conservation Area

Lower Brazos River Native Fish Conservation Area

NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: High (i.e., timely and urgent, needs to occur within the next 1-3 years)
Estimated Cost Range: $100,000-$200,000
Project Submitted By: Kevin Mayes, TPWD
Suggested Contact: Mark Wentzel, Nolan Raphelt

Results could be used to inform future permitting and physical restoration efforts needed to return channel to conditions that better support SGCN and STE fishes and mussels


SWG, Section 6, NFHP, fish stamp

Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Lower Brazos River at 1093 near Simonton 29.671738, -96.021233