The Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program was established with legislation in 2001 and Texas Parks and Wildlife regulating the program. In 2017 San Antonio Bay Partnership began participating to help clean the bays of abandoned crab traps. Now, SABP organizes the efforts in and around the Espiritu Santo Bay and San Antonio Bay and works with partnering organizations including Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Lavaca Bay Foundation, Matagorda Bay Foundation, Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Read about the Removal Program’s past success!
Many, many thanks to all of those who have helped! It’s a dirty job and we are grateful to the many folks who participate!
TO HELP: If you would like to join the efforts to make our Texas Bays cleaner and healthier contact Allan Berger email@example.com 713-825-1929