Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Phase 1 Planning

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Livingston Parish Council

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions


Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

This project is for planning for restoration to rebuild approximately 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands/vegetated shoreline habitat lost to persistent shoreline erosion, at the confluence of the Amite River and Lake Maurepas in Livingston Parish. The project includes pre-project surveying, geotechnical surveying, assessment, engineering and design, permitting, and gathering Best Available Science information.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 1054
Project Name: Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Phase 1 Planning
SourceUID: RDCGR340071
Latitude: 30.3000059
Longitude: -90.56093
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Livingston
Project Category: Other
Project Action: Planning
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Livingston Parish Council
Implementing Organization Type: Local
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: At this time, U.S. Department of Treasury cannot confirm the accuracy of this information. Please go to for the latest information about this project.
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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 400000
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component
DWH Dollar Amount : 400000
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 12
Total Amount Leveraged: 0