Salt Bayou (McFaddin NWR) Beach and Ridge Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas General Land Office

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: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

None

Project Description

Construct approximately 17-miles of dune ridge restoration and beach nourishment from High Island to Sea Rim State Park in Jefferson and Chambers County, Texas to protect the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge from salt water intrusion and erosion from the Gulf of Mexico.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 466
Project Name: Salt Bayou (McFaddin NWR) Beach and Ridge Restoration
SourceUID: 58964
Latitude: 29.58409075
Longitude: -94.29639891
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Chambers, Galveston, Jefferson
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Beaches / Dunes
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2021
Implementing Organization: Texas General Land Office
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Angela Sunley
Point of Contact – Phone: angela.sunley@glo.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 512-463-9309
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-mcfaddin-construction-18oc.pdf
Project Comments: Funded by multiple DWHPT Funders (NFWF-GEBF, NRDA, U.S. Treasury-Direct Component) Tot. Leverage does not include NRDA or Dir.Comp. so as not to double count funds.
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: 17
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 28260000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 27380000
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: 2018
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 880000