Sand & Gravel Pit Restoration Options for the Lower Blanco River.

Project Description

Coordinating with the General Land Office or other agencies or firms, develop restoration design options for sand and gravel mining activities in extreme proximity to the Lower Blanco River.

Conservation Area


NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: Tier 3 - Very important project, but less urgent & could be part of or added to an existing program or effort
Estimated Cost Range: ~$50,000 - $100,000
Project Submitted By: Alexander Neal
Suggested Contact: Jenna Walker:

Restored habitat within affected areas of the floodplain; could enhance values of exhausted mining operations as wetland habitats, restoring habitat condition and/or river channel integrity.

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, General Land Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, City of San Marcos, Hays County, Hill Country Alliance.

Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

San Marcos, TX