Nueces Bay Rookery Islands Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Coastal Bend Bays and 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: 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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Erosion Prevention or Control
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Erosion Prevention or Control

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Restore and protect critical Colonial water bird nesting habitat on three rookery islands in Nueces Bay through the placement of geotextile tubes and placement of new material.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Audubon Society of Texas

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 297
Project Name: Nueces Bay Rookery Islands Restoration
SourceUID: 46076
Latitude: 27.85160624
Longitude: -97.47888049
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Nueces
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Erosion Prevention or Control
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Coastal Bend Bays and 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, Audubon Society of Texas
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-rookery-islands-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: 1
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1145000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1145000
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


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