Refurbishment of Critical Coastal Marsh Impoundments in Louisiana


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
National Audubon Society

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife

Project Location: Multiple States1

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

With the National Audubon Society, NFWF is protecting approximately 11,000 acres of essential marsh habitat for Gulf birds by repairing a system of levees on private lands in coastal Louisiana.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 443
Project Name: Refurbishment of Critical Coastal Marsh Impoundments in Louisiana
SourceUID:
Latitude: 30.12849047
Longitude: -92.78479949
Country: United States of America
State or Province: LA, TX
County: Y
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: National Audubon Society
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: Vicinity of Audubon’s Paul J. Rainey Sanctuary in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
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: 11000
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 729393
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 729393
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


  1. This map shows a general area in which project actions will be implemented. At this time, the specific project location and extent is unknown or unavailable. The true project extent is likely much smaller than the focal area.