Bayou Chico Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Escambia County

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: Florida1

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: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Improve habitat and water quality within Bayou Chico through targeted stormwater management, upgrades and stream restoration.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Emerald Coast Utility Authority, City of Pensacola

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 284
Project Name: Bayou Chico Restoration
SourceUID: 45910
Latitude: 30.40479428
Longitude: -87.25583036
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Escambia
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Escambia County
Implementing Organization Type: Local
Point of Contact – Name: Taylor Kirschenfeld
Point of Contact – Phone: chips_kirschenfeld@co.escambia.fl.us
Point of Contact – Email: 850-595-3449
Other Partners: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Emerald Coast Utility Authority, City of Pensacola
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-bayou-chico-14.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:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 11032300
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 11032300
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: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


  1. This map shows a general area in which project actions will be implemented. At this time, the specific project location and extent is unknown or unavailable. The true project extent is likely much smaller than the focal area.