Humans obtain a variety of benefits in the form of goods and services from natural ecosystems. These benefits range from provision of food and timber to aesthetic and recreational experiences.
HARC and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension recently released a project report through a grant from the Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Program.
HARC, the Galveston Bay Foundation and Pierpont Communications received a Silver Excalibur Award from the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter for their work on the Galveston Bay Report Card.
As wetlands have been displaced by development in our region, there have been major implications for wildlife habitat, water quality and quantity and flood control. Freshwater wetlands are especially at risk as many fall outside of the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Rule.
HARC and Black Cat GIS and Biological Services co-hosted the 2017 Trash Summit on May 10-11: The Houston-Galveston Regional Litter and Marine Debris Prevention Workshop.