Mobile County Conservation Acquisition

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mobile County Commission

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


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


Affiliated Institutions


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: Local
Point of Contact – Name: Tina Sanchez
Point of Contact – Phone:
Point of Contact – Email: 251-574-3229
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
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: None
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