Manitoba Prairie Parkland Macondo Oil Spill Mitigation Project


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)

Project Location: Manitoba

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; 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

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Through this proposal Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) will secure breeding habitats that will benefit waterfowl and other wetland dependent birds that also use wintering habitat along the Gulf of Mexico coast of the United States. Using fee simple acquisition and perpetual conservation easements, MHHC’s securement work will provide perpetual protection of breeding habitat for populations of 16 priority species that are known to winter in the Gulf region. Focal species will include four priority “oiled birdsa and 12 other “priority speciesa.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 396
Project Name: Manitoba Prairie Parkland Macondo Oil Spill Mitigation Project
SourceUID:
Latitude: 50.58477342
Longitude: -100.3617321
Country: Canada
State or Province: Manitoba
County:
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Stephen Carlyle
Point of Contact – Phone: scarlyle@mhhc.mb.ca
Point of Contact – Email: 204-784-4350
Other Partners: Delta Waterfowl Foundation
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/pdf/grants/nawca.progrpt.14-15.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 500
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee / Easement
Landowner: Private
Landowner Type: Private
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Closed
Easement Holder Name : Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation
Easement Holder Type: State
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 120
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 500000
DWH Funder: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 250000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; 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: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 250000
Completeness: PA-CB