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LA TIG Restoration Plan #1 Phase II-Wetlands, Coastal and Nearshore Habitats, Habitat Projects on Federally Managed Lands, and Birds

Implementing Organization

State of Louisiana; US Department of the Interior

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,134,242

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA

Details

Project Category

Other

Project Actions

Planning

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

The LA TIG utilized restoration planning funds to develop and finalize the second phase of restoration planning for the “Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Final Restoration Plan #1: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats; Habitat Projects on Federally Managed Lands; and Birds” (Phase I Plan). The Phase I plan was prepared to inform the public about DWH NRDA restoration planning efforts and to select six restoration projects for engineering and design. The LA TIG Restoration Plan 1 (Phase I) selected six restoration projects to proceed with engineering and design activities. The Phase I restoration plan was developed with LA TIG Administrative and Oversight funds, and the Plan does not have separate tracking. This Phase II plan evaluated the design alternatives for construction. Implementation is tracked separately for each of the six resulting projects, which includes: * Shoreline Protection at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (Approved Supplemental RP/EA #1.3; Project Diver #83) * Queen Bess Island Restoration Project (Approved Supplemental RP/EA #1.1; Project Diver #83) * Rabbit Island Restoration Project (Approved Supplemental RP/EA #1.3; Project Diver #84) * Barataria Basin Ridge and Marsh Creation Project: Spanish Pass Increment (Project Diver #81) * Lake Borgne Marsh Creation Project: Increment One (Project Diver #82) * Terrebonne Basin Ridge and March Creation Project: Bayou Terrebone Increment (Project Diver #80)

Contact

Beth Golden
(225) 342-4708
beth.golden@la.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and the status of projects, see https://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/

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