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McAllen South
Service Above Self
We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Radisson Hotel
2721 South 10th St
McAllen, TX 78503
United States of America
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Today's program:

RGV Reef Project 


RGV REEF is located 12 miles north of the South Padre Island jetties and within state territorial waters covering 1650 acres is by far the largest Reef off the Texas coast. Biologist say it could be the largest in the world. It was permitted to allow a large extensive nursery reef primarily benefiting the commercially and recreationally important Red Snapper. This is also the only Reef off the Texas coast that is being built with graduated stepping stones of increasingly complex and taller habitat to carry multiple species of fish through their life cycles.

With the material that we have down so far, the One Gulf consortium which is A&M Galveston, the Harte Research Institute in Corpus and UTRGV estimated that we carried 240,000 snapper from juvenile stage to adults from 2017 to 2019. These are young unsophisticated fish, easy to catch. And people will travel a long way for dumb fish. That puts heads on beds and butts in restaurants.

RGV Reef was supposed to take decades to finish and $20 million. This was predicated on the normal Reefing contracts through the state or the federal government that put material in the water for about $1000 a ton. Through great persistence Friends of RGV Reef Has secured donated deep-water port frontage with rail siding, donated professional services, donated equipment, donated management, donated site prep.



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Rotary build #3 Jan 11th 2020
Rotary 2nd build day
McAllen South Rotary- Wall raising Nov 2019
Mar 06, 2020 12:00 PM
RGV Reef Project
Mar 13, 2020
District attorney
Mar 20, 2020
No meeting, enjoy your Friday
Mar 27, 2020
Experience as a Public Defender
Apr 03, 2020
MD- dean of UTRGV med
Apr 10, 2020
No meeting today
Apr 17, 2020 12:00 PM
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Kevin L. Collier
March 22
Martin Randall
March 22
Joe Thomas
March 26
Bill Martin
Margie Martin
March 10
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Reid Markle
March 1, 2011
9 years
Danny Galvan
March 15, 2013
7 years
Doug Bready
March 22, 1983
37 years
Kevin L. Collier
March 28, 1997
23 years
Michael Wingard
March 29, 2002
18 years
Russell Hampton
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