|(a) TxDOT will provide funding, through an interagency
contract, for one TPWD employee to review transportation projects
under this agreement. TxDOT will actively and consistently engage
this employee in project development, conservation actions, and other
natural resource coordination needs as determined appropriate by TxDOT.
The interagency contract to fund the review of transportation projects
will be renewed biennially at TxDOT's discretion.
(b) Through that same interagency contract or other
authority as appropriate, TxDOT and TPWD will identify and collaborate
on mutually agreeable conservation actions. Conservation actions to
be undertaken will be described in detail in an interagency contract
document or associated workplan agreed upon by the IAT.