Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Other

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Restore or enhance 3,000 acres of freshwater wetlands and promote shallow flooding of an additional 20,000 acres on fallow rice farms to provide critical migratory and wintering habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds along the Texas coast.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 33
Project Name: Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement
SourceUID: 40607
Latitude: 29.07174592
Longitude: -96.13247713
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Wharton
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Other
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Todd Merendino
Point of Contact – Phone: tmerendino@ducks.org
Point of Contact – Email: 832-451-4801
Other Partners: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-migratory-birds.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: 2000
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1250000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1250000
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