Oyster Lake Shoreline Protection and Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Galveston Bay Foundation

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Texas1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Erosion Prevention or Control
Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Shorelines
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation

Project Description

Protect highly productive oyster and sea grass beds in Oyster Lake through the installation of breakwaters and restoring critical marsh habitat.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Texas General Land Office, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Coastal Conservation Association Texas, Restore America’s Estuaries

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 293
Project Name: Oyster Lake Shoreline Protection and Restoration
SourceUID: 46179
Latitude: 29.1206541
Longitude: -95.1668021
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Brazoria
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s): Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2021
Implementing Organization: Galveston Bay Foundation
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Courtney Marie Smith
Point of Contact – Phone: csmith@galvbay.org
Point of Contact – Email: 281-332-3381 x 214
Other Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Texas General Land Office, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Coastal Conservation Association Texas, Restore America’s Estuaries
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-oyster-lake-14.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 7
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 2
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1200000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1200000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C


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