Fowl River Watershed Restoration – Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

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: Alabama

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Planning
Erosion Prevention or Control
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Terrestrial Habitat
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Shorelines

Project Description

Implement measures to protect and restore of coastal wetlands on Mon Louis Island. Develop a watershed management plan for Fowl River Watershed to identify future conservation investments to benefit the watershed.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division, Geological Survey of Alabama, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Alabama Department of Transportation, Mobile County

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 30
Project Name: Fowl River Watershed Restoration – Phase I
SourceUID: 40617
Latitude: 30.49320163
Longitude: -88.18198194
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Planning
Additional Project Action(s): Erosion Prevention or Control
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Roberta Swan
Point of Contact – Phone: rswann@mobilebaynep.com
Point of Contact – Email: 251-431-6409
Other Partners: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division, Geological Survey of Alabama, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Alabama Department of Transportation, Mobile County
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-fowl-river.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: 14
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 1003
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2050000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2050000
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: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C