Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement

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: Multiple States

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

This effort involves agricultural producers and landowners in providing alternative habitat outside of the spill area for millions of waterfowl, shorebirds, and waterbirds. Projects are creating 70,000 acres of critical wetland habitat on agricultural lands along the Chenier Plains of Louisiana and Texas.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 423
Project Name: Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement
SourceUID: None
Latitude: 29.71299285
Longitude: -93.11037181
Country: United States of America
State or Province: LA, TX
County: Unknown Multiple Counties,
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
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: Counties and parishes located within the Chenier Plains of Louisiana and Texas
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: 70000
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2500000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 2500000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0