Cow Trap Lake Bird Nesting Island Improvements


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Texas

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Place a layer of crushed shell or gravel on the crowns of two recently constructed bird islands to create improved conditions for ground-nesting colonial waterbird species. Project will discourage vegetation establishment, and provide optimal nesting opportunities.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 458
Project Name: Cow Trap Lake Bird Nesting Island Improvements
SourceUID: 49990
Latitude: 28.86194081
Longitude: -95.52726435
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Brazoria
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: 2019
Implementing Organization: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Todd Merendino
Point of Contact – Phone: tmerendino@ducks.org
Point of Contact – Email: 832-451-4801
Other Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-cow%20trap%20lake-15.pdf
Project Comments: None
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: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 440000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 440000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C