Coastal Wetland Restoration on Private Lands

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Unknown
Year Awarded: 2010

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

This project restores 17,500 acres of coastal wetlands by installing/repairing six to ten water-control structures and repairing 25,000-35,000 feet of levee on private lands.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 413
Project Name: Coastal Wetland Restoration on Private Lands
SourceUID: 15028
Latitude: 29.78880757
Longitude: -93.75010786
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Cameron
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2011
Implementing Organization: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: Cameron and Vermilion Parishes in the Louisiana coastal zone.
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: 17500
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 30000
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 991268
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 991268
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0