Southwest Florida Wading Bird Nesting Island Enhancement


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
National Audubon Society, Inc.

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: Florida

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: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Engineer, design, and install near-shore breakwaters at five sites to protect nesting and foraging habitat for colonial waterbirds. This region of Florida hosts one of the largest populations of colonial waterbirds in the state and selected project sites support important habitat for multiple bird species that were impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Acquatic Preserve Program and Florida Division of State Lands, The Mosaic Company, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Pinellas County

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 1075
Project Name: Southwest Florida Wading Bird Nesting Island Enhancement
SourceUID: 61693
Latitude: 0
Longitude: 0
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Hillsborough Bay, Pinellas,
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2022
Implementing Organization: National Audubon Society, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Marianne Korosy
Point of Contact – Phone: mkorosy@audubon.org
Point of Contact – Email: 727-742-1683
Other Partners: Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Acquatic Preserve Program and Florida Division of State Lands, The Mosaic Company, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Pinellas County
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-sw%20wading%20birds-18.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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 2
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 5592000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 5592000
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: 2018
Award Month: 10
Total Amount Leveraged: 0