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Shell Island East

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$47,600,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Funding Program

Berms to Barriers Project

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands

Project Description

Shell Island East added 250 million cubic yards of sand to restore 250 miles of lost habitat. This project restored an eroded barrier island that acts as a buffer against coastal erosion and helped to re-establish a productive habitat.

Contact

James Pahl
None
James.Pahl@la.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Additional acreage is marsh area that will be created by 20 years after project date.

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