D’Olive Watershed Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

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: Alabama1

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

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance Erosion Prevention or Control Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Restore degraded streams and install stormwater management measures to reduce sediment and nutrient loads to D’Olive Bay in order to enhance submerged aquatic vegetation habitat.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Alabama Department of Transportation, Geological Survey of Alabama, Baldwin County, City of Daphne, City of Spanish Fork

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 1
Project Name: D’Olive Watershed Restoration
SourceUID: 40619
Latitude: 30.65278617
Longitude: -87.88805392
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Baldwin
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s): Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance Erosion Prevention or Control Engineering and/or Construction
Targeted Resource(s): Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium
Implementing Organization Type: Consortium
Point of Contact – Name: Roberta Swan
Point of Contact – Phone: rswann@mobilebaynep.com
Point of Contact – Email: 251-431-6409
Other Partners: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Alabama Department of Transportation, Geological Survey of Alabama, Baldwin County, City of Daphne, City of Spanish Fork
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-d%27olive-watershed-restoration.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: 11
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 2
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 7281000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 6781000
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: 500000


  1. This map shows the location and extent of the project actions.