Grant nets 180K indigenous plants

PRESS Staff Report

City of Port IsabelThe City of South Padre Island was recently awarded a grant that will result in the planting of 180,000 indigenous plants to help in the ongoing dune restoration effort.

The award covers the cost of the vegetation, manpower and equipment.

The city was awarded the grant, based, in part, on the partnership between South Padre Island and Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter, a volunteer organization that has assisted in providing manpower in past restoration efforts.

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