Coastal Bird Stewardship Program in Mississippi


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

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: Mississippi

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

Species Restoration Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Improve nesting success of coastal birds through nest protection, stewardship and monitoring at 22 key sites along the Mississippi coast, while educating the public on the importance of these habitats.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Audubon Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 2
Project Name: Coastal Bird Stewardship Program in Mississippi
SourceUID: 40613
Latitude: 30.37560704
Longitude: -89.04957503
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Hancock, Harrison, Jackson
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Camille Covington
Point of Contact – Phone: ccovington@cce.ms
Point of Contact – Email: 228-396-0486
Other Partners: Audubon Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-coastal-birds.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: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1604000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1604000
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: 0