The land is part of Austin's Woods -- a region of hardwood forests and wetlands that has suffered from clear-cut logging operations and new suburban development. The newly acquired tract provides habitat for threatened neotropical migratory songbirds and other wetland species.
Brazoria County and the Trust for Public Land (TPL), today celebrated the addition of 102 acres of bottomland hardwood forestland to the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, located less than one hour south of Houston.
Working from more than 30 offices nationwide, The Trust for Public Land offers a range of services to meet the conservation needs of the 21st century. We help communities raise funds, conduct research and planning, acquire and protect land, and design and renovate parks, playgrounds, trails, and gardens.