Falcon Point Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Nature Conservancy

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

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Acquire a conservation easement on approximately 600 acres of the Falcon Point Ranch by June 2016. The project will protect an ecologically important property for waterbirds, shorebirds, wading birds, and associated coastal habitats.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas General Land Office, USDA Nature Resources Conservation Service

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 462
Project Name: Falcon Point Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition
SourceUID: 49995
Latitude: 28.36235596
Longitude: -96.68823983
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Calhoun
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: David Bezanson
Point of Contact – Phone: dbezanson@tnc.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas General Land Office, USDA Nature Resources Conservation Service
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-falcon%20point-15.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 600
Close Year: 2015
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Easement
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Unknown
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : The Nature Conservancy
Easement Holder Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
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): 2985900
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2910900
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: 75000