Evaluation and Creation of Alternative Gulf Oyster Habitat

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Environmental Defense Fund

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: 2011

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection Planning

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

To map and identify natural oyster reefs in Louisiana and restore 15 acres through oyster cultch planting

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 421
Project Name: Evaluation and Creation of Alternative Gulf Oyster Habitat
SourceUID: None
Latitude: 29.55317957
Longitude: -91.8403506
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Iberia
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Planning
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Environmental Defense Fund
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
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Pages/projectlist.aspx
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Unknown
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Unknown
Purpose: Unknown
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : Unknown
Easement Holder Type: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 1: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 2: Unknown
Duration: Unknown
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 15
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 681006
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 291800
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2011
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 389206