Egery Flats Marsh Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program

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: Texas

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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Restore hundreds of acres of coastal marsh habitat by upgrading culverts along a Texas roadway that currently restrict tidal circulation and planting emergent marsh within Egery Flats.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Department of Transportation, Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 296
Project Name: Egery Flats Marsh Restoration
SourceUID: 46074
Latitude: 28.06567196
Longitude: -97.2171116
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Alachua
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Leo B Trevino
Point of Contact – Phone: ltrevino@cbbep.org
Point of Contact – Email: 361-885-6244
Other Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Department of Transportation, Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-egery-flats-14.pdf
Project Comments: Aquatic restoration acres represents the expected acres with restored hydrology.
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: 300
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1587000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1587000
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: CA-PB