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Manitoba Prairie Parkland Macondo Oil Spill Mitigation Project

Implementing Organization

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$250,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$250,000

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird 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 birds” and 12 other "priority species”.

Contact

Stephen Carlyle
204-784-4350
scarlyle@mhhc.mb.ca
Project Website
Project Partners

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

Affiliated Institutions

None

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