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Pat Suter

Region: Coastal Plain

Topics: Water Pollution, Water Supply, Birds, Wildlife, Land Use, Coastal Issues, Non-Profits, Education


A retired professor of chemistry who taught at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Ms. Suter has been involved in regional conservation through the Coastal Bend Sierra Club, Coastal Bend Audubon Society, Coastal Bend Bays Foundation, Corpus Christi Botanical Society, and a number of governmental boards. Her interest has focused on coastal issues, including freshwater supply questions (Lake Texana, Choke Canyon Reservoir), estuary circulation problems (Kennedy Causeway, Packery Channel), spoil disposal (Lower Laguna Madre Intracoastal Waterway), and shore development (Mustang Island, Tandy, Flower Bluff).



March 2, 1997
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reel 1006

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mrs. Suter.

Please see the video (reel 1006, parts A and B) or the  transcript of Mrs. Suter's full interview. 




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