Virginia Point Shoreline Protection and Estuarine Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas General Land Office

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: Texas1

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

Erosion Prevention or Control
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Shorelines

Project Description

Protect fragile shoreline and marsh within the Scenic Galveston Coastal Preserve by installing rock breakwaters and planting of native material to increase sediment accretion.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Scenic Galvaston

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 292
Project Name: Virginia Point Shoreline Protection and Estuarine Restoration
SourceUID: 46058
Latitude: 29.31864561
Longitude: -94.90198131
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Galveston
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Texas General Land Office
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Angela Sunley
Point of Contact – Phone: angela.sunley@glo.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 512-463-9309
Other Partners: Scenic Galvaston
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-virginia-pt-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: 25
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 2
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2000000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2000000
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
Completeness: C


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