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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Nueces River Authority

Address: 200 E. Nopal
First State Bank Bldg, Suite 206
Uvalde, TX 78802

Region: Southwest

Phone: 830-278-6810
Fax: 830-278-2025
Web: www.nueces-ra.org

Organization Structure: State Agency
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Government Agency

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management

Native Plant Focus: NRA has supported the Texas Clean Rivers Program since its inception. This work is designed to identify water quality problems in the study area and to develop measures to correct such problems.

Publications: Your Remarkable Riparian: A field guide to riparian plants within the Nueces River Basin of Texas

Description: The Nueces River Authority (NRA) has broad authority to preserve, protect, and develop surface water resources including flood control, irrigation, navigation, water supply, wastewater treatment, and water quality control. It may develop parks and recreational facilities and may acquire and dispose of solid wastes. It may issue bonds and receive grants and loans. NRA serves all or parts of 22 counties in South Texas, covering over 17,000 square miles, generally constituting the drainage area of the Nueces River and its tributaries and the adjoining coastal basins.

Last Update: 2009-07-12
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