S.T.O.R.M'S business practices fueled by power and greed threaten to take away access to public certified oyster harvest areas as well as many other activities enjoyed by recreational and commercial fishermen alike. Do you really think that a private oyster dealer would lease 23,000 acres out of the kindness of their heart to rebuild oyster reefs to create better opportunities for all? Sustainable Texas Oyster Resource Management, LLC (S.T.O.R.M.) which is owned by one of the largest private oyster dealers on the Gulf Coast (Jeri’s Seafood in Anahuac, Texas) wants you to believe that.
LEARN MORE LEASECLCND-STORM-Copy.pdf
STORM’s 30 year lease agreement with the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District (CLCND) would give them more power than the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and other agencies. At least their acting like it will. Just take a look at the threat letter sent by STORM to the regional director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
FACT CHECK STORM 1ST THREAT TPWD.pdf
STORM sends secondthreat by certified letter kicking Leaseholder and fishermen off Oyster beds
FACT CHECK STORM 2ND THREAT.pdf
It’s INSANE to even fathom that a private entity could take away your rights to enjoy public natural resources!
Contact your state, local and federal representatives.For contact information
Join the TPWD and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) in refusing to acknowledge S.T.O.R.M.’s position citing the laws of the State of Texas and the powers and authorities granted to both the TPWD and the GLO to govern such matters.