James River Lowlands / Missouri Coteau Project – Phase VI


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)

Project Location: South Dakota

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat
Terrestrial Habitat
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

In this sixth phase of the Missouri Coteau and James River Lowlands Prairie Pothole Joint Venter project, partners will use grant and matching funds to acquire easements on 6,243 acres of grassland and wetland habitat. The easements will become part of the National Wildlife Refuge System under the Small Wetlands Acquisition Program. Waterfowl, particularly Northern Pintails, will benefit, but numerous species of shorebirds, wading birds, marsh birds and other wetland-dependent wildlife, grassland songbirds and other grassland-dependent wildlife will also benefit. Valuable breeding, migration and, for some resident species, wintering habitat will be protected. Ancillary benefits include flood control, water quality maintenance, erosion control, tourism, economic diversity, carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas reduction, infrastructure protection and historical preservation.

Project Contact

Project Partners

South Dakota Game Fish and Parks, Private Landowner

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 265
Project Name: James River Lowlands / Missouri Coteau Project – Phase VI
SourceUID:
Latitude: 44.18333841
Longitude: -99.61086276
Country: United States of America
State or Province: South Dakota
County: Lyman
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Randy Renner
Point of Contact – Phone: rrenner@ducks.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: South Dakota Game Fish and Parks, Private Landowner
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/NAWCA/Standard/US/2014_March.shtm
Project Comments: Multiple reported figures: 5871 acres impacted in total OR 6,243 acres of land acquisition
Acres Acquired: 6243
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Easement
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Federal
Purpose: Unknown
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : United States
Easement Holder Type: Federal
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
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): 3009800
DWH Funder: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1500000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 1509800
Completeness: CA-PB