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Caminada Beach and Dune Restoration Increment II: Construction

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$144,550,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands

Project Description

Restore 7.5 miles of critical beach and dune habitat on the easternmost end of the Caminada Headland. Sand from offshore will be used to restore 455 acres of beach and dune habitat. In addition to restoring and protecting important coastal habitat, the restoration will provide storm buffering to Port Fourchon.

Contact

Chris Allen
225-342-1477
chris.allen@la.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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