Mobile County Conservation Acquisition


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mobile County Commission

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: Alabama

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
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Acquisition of a 233 acre parcel on the western shore of Mobile Bay that contains tidal marsh and maritime forest through a fee simple real estate transaction. Development of shoreline and marsh restoration plans and specifications. Implementation of a long-term stewardship program that includes monitoring, adaptive management and conservation activities.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 472
Project Name: Mobile County Conservation Acquisition
SourceUID: 50000
Latitude: 30.45269761
Longitude: -88.11493368
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile
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): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Mobile County Commission
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Tina Sanchez
Point of Contact – Phone: tsanchez@mobilecounty.net
Point of Contact – Email: 251-574-3229
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-mobile%20county-15.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 233
Close Year: 2015
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Southeastern Mobile County
Landowner Type: Local
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Unknown
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: 233
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4257400
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4257400
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: PA-CB