Stories by Martin Castro

Martin Castro serves as the Watershed Science Director for the Rio Grande International Study Center. In his role, Martin has worked to develop RGISC’s emerging Water Security Program by assembling information and scientific research that identifies and prioritizes necessary actions to restore the surrounding watershed, prepare Laredo for the effects of climate change, all while informing local and regional policy makers. This year, Martin will oversee the launch of a groundbreaking $2 million riparian restoration project along the Rio Grande that will seek to manage invasive plant species, reforest ecologically sensitive areas with natives, improve water quality, restore critical wildlife habitat, control erosion/sedimentation, and improve water availability.

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