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Massettes Marsh Enhancement

Implementing Organization

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$200,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$200,000

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

This enhancement project will maintain habitat conditions on a rich 208-acre wetland complex by maintaining water at suitable levels. The project will ensure improved staging and nesting conditions on 208 acres for 10 oiled species: Least Bittern, Black Tern, Black-crowned Night-heron, Common Tern, Lesser Scaup, Pied-billed Grebe, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoo and Mallard1. Another 23 species of priority migratory birds were identified as either utilizing Massetts Marsh for breeding or staging habitat during their migration to and from the Gulf Coast States.

Contact

Pat Kehoe
None
p_kehoe@ducks.ca
Project Website
Project Partners

Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Affiliated Institutions

Acquisitions may not yet been finalized, so purchased acres amount is the expected purchased acres.

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