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Mid-Barataria Wetlands II

Implementing Organization

The Trust for Public Land

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,000,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$2,021,000

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act NAWCA

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

This proposal is the second in a series by The Trust for Public Land (TPL) in collaboration with state, federal and local partners to conserve and restore vulnerable coastal wetlands south and east of the city of New Orleans. The focus area is the Mid-Barataria Basin in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. TPL's goal is perpetual protection through fee acquisition 1,270 acres of coastal wetlands (Tract 1- Fleming Plantation, Phase 2) for inclusion into Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve's Barataria Preserve unit using grant and match funds.

Contact

Stacey Shankle
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stacey.shankle@tpl.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Hughes Walmsley & Company, Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation, Private Contributors

Affiliated Institutions

BCR 37-Gulf Coast Prairie

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