Table 10.3 Priority and Protected Areas Located at
Proposed Reservoir Sites and Estimated Mitigation

Proposed Reservoirs

USFWS Priority Areas,
Mitigation Banks,
and Protected Areas
Located in the
Proposed Reservoir Site

Estimated Acreage Required for
Mitigation of
Site Development

Name of Reservoir

Total Area (acres)

Name of Priority/Protected Areas

Acres Impacted

Percent of Proposed Reservoir Site

Minimum Management

Moderate Management

Maximum Management

Big Sandy

5,460

Upper Big Sandy Creek & Glade(P2)

Lower Big Sandy Creek (P2)

640

 

2,168

52

21,344 (M1)

10,716 (M1)

5,359 (M1)

Waters Bluff

29,598

Lower Big Sandy Creek (P2)

Middle Sabine Bottom (P1)

Little Sandy National Wildlife Refuge

Anderson Tract Mitigation Project

Hawkins Mitigation Bank

Klamm Mitigation Bank

Byrd Tract Mitigation Bank

817


8,885


3,802



4,937


175


1,251


483

39

566,039 (M2)

283,150 (M2)

141,575 (M2)

Carthage

37,781

Lower Sabine Bottom (P1)

10,371

27

undetermined

undetermined

undetermined

Carl L. Estes

29,824

Upper Sabine Bottom (P2)

4,659

16

146,705 (M1)

73,363 (M1)

36,681 (M1)

Prairie Creek

2,280

none

n/a

n/a

undetermined

undetermined

undetermined

State Highway 322

6,510

none

n/a

n/a

undetermined

undetermined

undetermined

P1 = USFWS Priority 1 Bottomland Hardwood Area M1 = Mitigation requirements from Frye & Curtis, 1990

P2 = USFWS Priority 2 Bottomland Hardwood Area M2 = Mitigation requirements from TPWD, 1998

n/a = not applicable