Oyster Reef Restoration in East Bay


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

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: Texas1

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

Restore an additional 30 acres to a planned 130 acre oyster reef restoration project in the Galveston Bay ecosystem to increase oyster reef ecosystem services.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Coastal Conservation Association Texas

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 46
Project Name: Oyster Reef Restoration in East Bay
SourceUID: 40608
Latitude: 29.50989291
Longitude: -94.64775082
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Galveston
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Tammy Brooks
Point of Contact – Phone: tammy.brooks@tpwd.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 512-389-8680
Other Partners: Coastal Conservation Association Texas
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-oyster-reef.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: 30
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 840000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 840000
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: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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