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Project Area Map <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>Southern Restoration Area Project</strong><br />• Currently, this area is dominated by nonnative plants.<br />• This project will remove nonnative vegetation and create a new tidal lagoon. In addition, this area will receive treated freshwater runoff to help establish fish nursery areas. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>South Stormwater Pond Project</strong><br />• Currently, drainage from a 72-acre urban basin flows into an intertidal lagoon of Clam Bayou.<br />• This project will redirect stormwater through a newly constructed stormwater treatment pond, which will also function as a freshwater wetland. Treated stormwater will then flow into a new intertidal lagoon (see 7 below) and Clam Bayou. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>Central Restoration Area Project</strong><br />• Currently, this area contains fill material and nonnative vegetation.<br />• This project will remove nonnative vegetation and fill material and create a series of upland islands, tidal passes and an open-water lagoon to help offset the loss of open-water habitats that were historically present in the bayou. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>Spoil Mound Restoration<br />(“String-of-Pearls”) Project</strong><br />• Currently, this area is located in a mangrove forest and contains mosquito ditches and spoil piles dominated by nonnative vegetation.<br />•This project will create a series of small tidal channels and lagoons by excavating the spoil piles. This will help establish and restore critical open-water and fishery habitats for the bayou. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>North Stormwater Pond Project</strong><br />• Currently, drainage from a 630-acre watershed discharges directly into Clam Bayou, carrying pollutants and trash.<br />• This project will divert the majority of this runoff to an improved and enlarged stormwater pond for treatment prior to discharge to the bayou. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>Channel Restoration Area Project</strong><br />• Currently, a drainage ditch bisects the bayou and is bordered by a spoil berm that is dominated by nonnative vegetation.<br />• This project will reconfigure the ditch and berm to create a meandering tidal channel that will provide a variety of important coastal habitats. <img src='img/leftarrow.png' /><strong>Central Stormwater Pond Project</strong><br />• Currently, drainage from a 1,700-acre watershed discharges through two channels directly into Clam Bayou.<br />• This project will redirect stormwater through a newly constructed stormwater treatment pond, ultimately discharging the cleansed stormwater to a new intertidal lagoon and into Clam Bayou.

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