The Oyster Opportunity

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Future of Fish

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: 0

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Environmental Research Social Science Research Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs Human and / or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Analyze successful restoration projects to build a qualitative framework and assess market-based strategies to help develop cost-effective options to inform a Gulf-wide oyster restoration strategy.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 447
Project Name: The Oyster Opportunity
SourceUID: 447
Latitude: 28.40648032
Longitude: -89.80617117
Country: United States of America
State or Province: AL, FL, LA, MS, TX
County: Unknown Multiple Counties,
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Social Science Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s): Human and/or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2012
Implementing Organization: Future of Fish
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Cheryl Dahle
Point of Contact – Phone:
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: Uncovering Business Solutions that Drive Reef Restoration in the Gulf
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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 70000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 70000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 0
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0