Galveston Island State Park Marsh Restoration and Protection


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas General Land Office

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Erosion Prevention or Control
Engineering and/or Construction
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Shorelines

Project Description

Restore, enhance and protect 30 acres of intertidal marsh habitat (intertidal fringe marsh, salt flat marsh, sand flat and protected shallow water) at Galveston Island State Park.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 31
Project Name: Galveston Island State Park Marsh Restoration and Protection
SourceUID: 40606
Latitude: 29.20606182
Longitude: -94.97376391
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Galveston
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Texas General Land Office
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Angela Sunley
Point of Contact – Phone: angela.sunley@glo.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-galveston-marsh.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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2489200
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2489200
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: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C


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